LisaLisa

Posting since January 01, 1970

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More Than Chemo Brain: Several Factors Contribute to Cognitive Decline After Cancer
February 09, 2016
I was diagnosed with inoperable stage 3 esophageal cancer with mets to the lymph nodes. I was on a Phase II Clinical Trial through the National Cancer Institute and received the experimental treatment. I had 3 types of chemo at the same time as radiation. I was diagnosed in Oct. 01, and did not finish treatment till the end of '02. The tumor was right at the cervical esophagus and was growing into the trachea. I had the radiation from my chin down to my chest and each underarm. The "chemo brain" was bad, but I find it is getting worse, I cannot remember things. I don't even read books anymore as I have to go back and reread ...

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More Than Chemo Brain: Several Factors Contribute to Cognitive Decline After Cancer
February 09, 2016
I was diagnosed with inoperable stage 3 esophageal cancer with mets to the lymph nodes. I was on a Phase II Clinical Trial through the National Cancer Institute and received the experimental treatment. I had 3 types of chemo at the same time as radiation. I was diagnosed in Oct. 01, and did not finish treatment till the end of '02. The tumor was right at the cervical esophagus and was growing into the trachea. I had the radiation from my chin down to my chest and each underarm. The "chemo brain" was bad, but I find it is getting worse, I cannot remember things. I don't even read books anymore as I have to go back and reread ...

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