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Cancer treatment during childhood linked to cognitive problems later in life

Young adults who had chemotherapy as a child have decreased cognitive flexibility and a weaker short-term memory. Their ability to concentrate and long-term memory are largely unaffected. Researchers from KU Leuven (University of Leuven) and University Hospitals Leuven present these findings in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute. Read more at: https://medicalxpress.com/news/2017-06-cancer-treatment-childhood-linked-cognitive.html#jCp