OT and Chemo Brain

Chemotherapy is a very common treatment for many types of cancers.  Chemotherapy uses drugs to destroy cancer cells in the body.  When going through chemotherapy many negative side effects often occur, including what is referred to as “chemo fog, “ or “chemo brain.”  This particular side effect refers to problems that can arise with respect to thinking, memory and other cognitive skills.  Occupational Therapy can help!  Learn more about OT’s helpful role in the following article care of the Minn Post.

Minn Post:  Mary Radomski: Occupational therapy can help ease symptoms of ‘chemo brain’

In April the Canadian Cancer Society celebrates Daffodil month.  It as a month to create awareness and raise funds for research and to support those living with cancer.  To support the Canadian Cancer Society please visit their website.


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