Awareness of Cognitive Impairments from Breast Cancer Treatment

Newswise imageResearch shows that up to 75 percent of women experience deficits in their intellectual capacity (i.e., cognitive impairment) during or after breast cancer treatment including being “forgetful” and having “trouble concentrating or remembering.” A Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey expert shares more about the need to be aware of and address these issues so that quality of life for affected patients is maintained.