Sci. Aging Knowl. Environ., 8 June 2005
Vol. 2005, Issue 23, p. nf42
[DOI: 10.1126/sageke.2005.23.nf42]

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Brain Drain

Cancer patients suffer persistent mental decline

Mitch Leslie

http://sageke.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/full/2005/23/nf42

Abstract: Having cancer is devastating enough, but fresh research identifies a new detriment from the disease. Cancer survivors can suffer long-term mental decline, the study found. The work is the first to suggest that cancer or its treatment can trigger cognitive deficits that last many years.

Citation: M. Leslie, Brain Drain. Sci. Aging Knowl. Environ. 2005 (23), nf42 (2005).

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