Do cancer treatments accelerate brain aging?

Maria cohut | November 26, 2018

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Cancer treatments can work, but the same factors that help them eradicate tumors may also accelerate aging processes in the body especially the brain. New research explores. Previously on Medical News Today, we covered a study explaining that an experience called chemo brain affects many people undergoing cancer particularly breast cancer treatment. Chemo brain occurs during cancer treatment, and it may last for a long time after the treatment is over.

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