chemo brain

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chemo brain

n.
Cognitive dysfunction, such as difficulties with memory, attention, or concentration, that results from chemotherapy. Also called chemo fog.

chemo brain

A colloquial term for difficulties with concentration and memory that may follow the administration of some forms of cancer chemotherapy.
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Post-chemotherapy cognitive impairment in patients with B-cell non-Hodgkin lymphoma: a first comprehensive approach to determine cognitive impairments after treatment with rituximab, cyclophosphamide, doxorubicin, vincristine and prednisone or rituximab and bendamustine.
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