Neurotoxicity Related to New Cancer Treatments

In recent years, the application of new innovative drugs either individually or in combination with existing treatments has changed the appearance, frequency and intensity of the side effects they cause. A common side effect is neurotoxicity, which can appear as headache, seizures, encephalopathy, stroke, myelitis, peripheral neuropathy, myalgia, and “head drop” syndrome. Early recognition of symptoms through appropriate and systematic training of will contribute to targeted interventions that will improve patients’ quality of life and their compliance with treatment.

Category: Volume 59, N 2
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Created Date: 15-08-2020
Authors: Dimitrios C. Papageorgiou , Theocharis Ι. Konstantinidis