Chemotherapy Drug 5-FU and Chemo Brain

A scientific study was published last week that showed a specific chemotherapy drug called 5-fluorouracil (5-FU) caused nerve damage in mice, you can read the full article here. What is interesting about this study is that it might help to explain something known as “chemo brain”.

Roughly a third of people having chemo develop [...]


Cancer in Scotland

Cancer in Scotland is a short report produced my NHS Scotland (by the Information Services division, if you’re interested you can read the full report here.) In 2004 27,000 new cases of cancer were diagnosed in Scotland. 27,000 new cases sounds like a lot, a quick search showed that in 2004 the population of [...]