Brain Training for Cancer Survivors' Nerve Damage

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Neurofeedback seems to offers relief from chemo-induced pain, research finds



Mon Mar 13, 2017 07:21 PM

Amazing that my symptoms aren't a figment of my imagination.  Hope doctors will start LISTENING to patients now instead of ignoring us.

Tue Mar 21, 2017 04:39 PM

Basically chemo is saving our lives while causing PN, which destroys the quality of any life the experts have saved with the chemo. I am constantly saddened at the responses of those who know they 'should' be thankful they are being saved or were saved by the chemo and timidly mention their PN (others do not even understand what they are describing is PN). There is a culture of 'shame' mentality that I believe might come from the those who 'know' they are suppose to be thankful they have been kept alive and don't think they have the 'right' to complain about the awful damage done in the process. This shame is not unlike the victim of rape, thinking it is their fault because no one is talking about it or giving it  the attention and support they need and/or education prior to treatment so they would know the warning signs of PN. Bottom line: MORE attention needs to be given this 'side effect' by researchers and the medical community. The article of brain training is exciting but how do we find it to see if it available. I searched on The Cancer Journal but was unable to find the research document. 

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