Chimiothérapie : Libre accès

Chimiothérapie : Libre accès
Libre accès

ISSN: 2167-7700


The Effects of Chemotherapy on the Central Nervous System

Richard Ambinder*

The dosage of the drug is consistently related to nervous system impairment. After brain radiation therapy or chemotherapy medications infused into the cerebrospinal fluid, damage to the central nervous system is more likely. The CNS can be affected by cancers that start in the brain or spinal cord or have spread to the brain or spinal cord. Chemotherapy has a negative impact on cognitive performance both immediately and chronically, although the underlying processes are unknown. Short-term chemotherapy produces not just acute destruction to progenitor cells, but also delayed damage to myelin, according to a recent study.