Some chemotherapy patients report a mild to severe loss in cognitive function informally known as "Chemo Brain". Chemo Brain manifests itself much like dementia or Alzheimer's; patients struggle to remember basic information such as addresses, names and dates. Most patients will eventually recover their conginitive loss.
Invisible Illness Week, Sept. 28-Oct. 4, aims to encourage those with an “invisible” chronic illness to raise their voices and be heard. One of the most devastating effects of breast cancer treatment is completely unapparent – except to the survivor herself, who’s lost something she never expected, and desperately…