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Imaging study shows brain abnormalities in chemotherapy patients

November 12, 2009

By Stanford University School of Medicine

Researchers at Stanford University School of Medicine have used neuroimaging to gain insight into a phenomenon known as “chemo brain,” a condition in which cancer patients have difficulty thinking, focusing and remembering. The team studied a small group of women with metastatic breast cancer and found deficiencies in the part of the brain involved in storing information.