Neurological Side Effects

Neurological side effects are those that affect the brain and nervous system and include peripheral neuropathy and chemo brain.


Chemo Brain

Information about cognitive dysfunction experienced after cancer treatment, including trouble with short term memory, multi-tasking, reading comprehension, and concentration.

Encephalopathy

Encephalopathy is brain damage, disease or malfunction.

Neurotoxicity

Neurotoxicity is the damage done to the nervous system when the brain is exposed to either a natural or artificial toxic substance. 

Peripheral Neuropathy (Nerve Damage)

Peripheral neuropathy is damage to the nerves, which can be caused by chemotherapy, surgery or radiation therapy. Information about this side effect, symptoms, safety considerations and tips for management.

Seizure

A seizure is uncontrolled movement of muscles, which occurs when nerve cells in the brain act abnormally.

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January 22, 2010

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July 25, 2019

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