Your Brain After Chemo: A Practical Guide to Lifting the Fog and Getting Back Your Focus

Your Brain After Chemo: A Practical Guide to Lifting the Fog and Getting Back Your Focus

by Dan Silverman, Idelle Davidson
     
 

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Chemotherapy saves lives, but new studies—including research led by coauthor Dr. Dan Silverman—reveal that the agents used to kill cancer cells may also impair normal brain function. Even years after treatment people have reported problems with memory, concentration, multitasking, and word retrieval. Silverman and Idelle Davidson combine cutting-edge science…  See more details below

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Chemotherapy saves lives, but new studies—including research led by coauthor Dr. Dan Silverman—reveal that the agents used to kill cancer cells may also impair normal brain function. Even years after treatment people have reported problems with memory, concentration, multitasking, and word retrieval. Silverman and Idelle Davidson combine cutting-edge science and true stories to demonstrate that “chemo brain” is not a figment of your imagination. With its invaluable strategies and straightforward nine-step program specifically tailored to re-energizing the brain, Your Brain After Chemo gives patients the coping skills to move on with their lives.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780786748129
Publisher:
Da Capo Press
Publication date:
06/17/2009
Sold by:
Hachette Digital, Inc.
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
304
Sales rank:
1,073,138
File size:
656 KB

Meet the Author

Dan Silverman, MD, PhD, is head of Neuronuclear Imaging at UCLA. He lives in Santa Monica, California.

Idelle Davidson is an award-winning health journalist. She lives in Los Angeles.

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