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Small Cell Lung Cancer Therapy- Whole Brain Radiation- Over-treatment?

” This is currently an area of debate as Prophylactic Cranial Irradiation (PCI) can have cognitive side effects (such as memory loss), but does appear to improve survival…” Hi David-

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Head & Neck Cancer- An Integrative Therapy no-brainer-

The Life of a Head & Neck Cancer Survivor is all about Risks. The Risk of Collateral Damage, the Risk of a Relapse of your Primary Cancer or the Risk of a Secondary Cancer. I am both a long-term cancer

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Coffee Reduces Cancer, Improves Brain Health, and Smells Great!

“The best part of waking up…is COFFEE reducing your risk of neurodegeneration and depression, and cancer, and cardiovascular disease… Coffee (COF) is good for you!?  Ironically,  Death

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Is “ChemoBrain” “Gray matter reduction” in Breast Cancer?

"This study is the first to use a prospective, longitudinal approach to document decreased brain gray matter density shortly after breast cancer chemotherapy and its course of recovery over time.

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Chemo Brain Therapies in Breast Cancer

“Cognitive function affects a variety of adults with certain diseases or neurological problems. In particular, women who previously underwent chemotherapy for their breast cancer diagnosis have an

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Managing Brain Damage in Head/Neck Cancer

In a pilot study of the association, Razak and colleagues found that nine of 10 survivors of head/neck cancer had deficits in various aspects of neurocognitive function two years after treatment…” When my

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Radiation and the Brain for pediatric cancer- late stage side effects

If your child undergoes aggressive therapies for pediatric cancer including chemo or radiation, he/she may experience a lifetime of late stage side effects. The good news is that there are therapies to

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80% of Pediatric Cancer Survivors Suffer Chemo-Induced Heart, Brain, Joint Damage

“Eight of 10 pediatric cancer survivors had abnormal findings on brain, heart, and bone images, including six patients with and two patients without clinical symptoms.” Though the study linked

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Lung Cancer Metastasized to Brain Tumor- Pencil Proton Therapy?

So I signed up to undergo 28 separate daily treatments with Pencil Proton Therapy for my brain tumor. I will receive a total of 50 Grays after all the treatments are completed. Hi David: Thanks for your

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Preventing Radiation Damage to the Pediatric Cancer Brain

Pediatric Cancer Patients are Living Longer Than Every Before. Now Let’s Help Them Live a Higher Quality of Life I began my cancer journey at 34. Technically I am an AYA cancer survivor. While I

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