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PiNK: Finding your way out of the fog

PiNK 2019 Winter p.14-p.15 Ali Raven examines a frustrating effect of breast cancer treatment – cognitive impairment, commonly known as ‘chemo brain’. Having treatment for breast cancer can make you feel that you aren’t on top of things. If you find you lose where you are on the page of a book, forget names and […]

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Avoiding Weight Gain After Breast Cancer

Excess weight can be an unwanted side effect of chemotherapy, but it doesn’t have to be. By Beth W. Orenstein Reviewed by Judy Mouchawar, MD, MSPH | everydayHEALTH Breast cancer survivors with a family history of breast or ovarian cancer gained more weight within five years of treatment than women who didn’t have the disease, […]