May 17: Your Health Connection Discusses 'Chemo Brain'

May 16, 2017

Join Host Pattie Walden, Wednesday, May 17 at 6:00 p.m. as we talk about cancer treatment and the 'chemo brain' that can come when you or a loved one undergoes chemotherapy.   We’ll talk about it with with:  Dr. Tavari Brown, Cancer Wellness Program Manager for Piedmont Healthcare; Doris Jones, Clinical Coordinator for the Cancer Navigation Program at Dekalb Medical; and, Cancer Survivor Sandra Meldrum.  

Your Health Connection on Jazz 91.9 WCLK is Community Engagement from The Center For Cancer Research and Therapeutic Development at Clark Atlanta University (CCRTD).

Dr. Kimberly Davis at CCRTD sends along these pertinent links about the subject of our program:

  • Breast cancer patients report 'chemo brain' is a substantial problem

http://neurosciencenews.com/chemo-brain-breast-cancer-5849/

  • How long does 'chemo brain' last?

https://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatments-and-side-effects/physical-side-effects/changes-in-mood-or-thinking/chemo-brain.html

  • Potential new treatment found for 'chemo brain'.

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/04/170412115744.htm