Memory loss/cognitive impairment

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Memory loss/cognitive impairment


     my Mum is undergoing hormone and targeted therapy to treat breast cancer.  She is in her late 70s so I realise her cognitive function isn't what it was, however, I am noticing that she is suffering a little more memory loss and confusion recently.  I understand that cancer treatments can affect cognition but I am just wondering what I can do to support her with this without scaring her.  Any suggestions are very welcome.

Kind Regards


Cancer Council Team

Re: Memory loss/cognitive impairment

Hello WindsweptDancer,

Thank  you very much for joining the online community and for supporting your mum.

I am sharing  some links below hoping they may give you some useful information and better understanding about cancer related memory loss and cognitive impairment.

I hope other members can also share their personal experiences with you.

Wishing you and your mum all the best

Kind regards


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PDF Booklet


Brain fog and cancer podcast


What is cancer related cognitive impairment key questions



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