Your Brain After Chemo: A Practical Guide to Lifting the Fog and Getting Back Your Focus
Author: Dan Silverman
Brand: Da Capo Lifelong Books
Number Of Pages: 304
Release Date: 25-05-2010
Details: Product Description Chemotherapy saves lives, but new studies including research led by coauthor Dr. Dan Silverman, reveal that the agents used to kill cancer cells may also impair normal brain function. Even years after treatment, people report problems with memory, concentration, multitasking, and word retrieval. Silverman and Idelle Davidson combine cutting-edge science and true stories to demonstrate that chemo brain is not a figment of your imagination. With its invaluable strategies and straightforward nine-step program specifically tailored to re-energizing the brain, Your Brain After Chemo gives patients the coping skills to move on with their lives. Review Jane Brody, The New York Times, 8/09 "An excellent new book...offer[s] a long list of suggestions to help people who are struggling with the cognitive effects of chemotherapy." Gary Small, MD, author of The Memory Bible, 07/09 "Your Brain After Chemo validates the concerns of cancer patients everywhere who have experienced memory and other cognitive effects following chemotherapy...You'll find support, answers, and strategies to help you move through and out of the fog." About the Author Dan Silverman, MD, PhD, is head of Neuronuclear Imaging at UCLA. He lives in Santa Monica, California. Idelle Davidson is an award-winning health journalist. She lives in Los Angeles.