- Question from Rbrent: What strategies can you use to minimize any cognitive effects of chemo while you are going through it?
- Answers - Jennifer Griggs, M.D., M.P.H. In addition to the hints and tips on Breastcancer.org, maintaining good sleep habits, and getting fresh air—as much as possible.
- Marisa Weiss, M.D. Maintaining as many of the rhythms in your life can be useful. Keep a fairly regular schedule so your body can adjust and know what to expect from day to day. Figure out a system that helps you remember the important things. Writing a list can be very helpful. Putting your keys in one place. Hey, even ask kids to wear name tags if necessary!
The Ask-the-Expert Online Conference called Chemotherapy Updates featured Jennifer Griggs, M.D., M.P.H. and Marisa Weiss, M.D. answering your questions about advances in chemotherapy treatment: different types of drugs and regimens, how to reduce or eliminate unpleasant side effects, and more.
Editor's Note: This conference took place in February 2002.
The materials presented in these conferences do not necessarily reflect the views of Breastcancer.org. A qualified healthcare professional should be consulted before using any therapeutic product or regimen discussed. All readers should verify all information and data before employing any therapies described here.
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