Chemo brain

To explore the underlying pathogenic mechanisms of cognitive decline following chemotherapy, the researchers conducted animal studies with 5-fluorouracil (5-FU) at doses widely used in cancer treatment. They found myelin damage and changes in neural conduction that constitute a previously unrecognized class of chemotoxicity.

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