#58 Managing Chemo Brain as a Speech Language Pathologist

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Chemo brain is one of the many side effects breast cancer survivors find themselves managing during and long after treatment ends.

But, when your profession is helping other people overcome cognitive challenges, finding yourself at a loss for words, literally, can pose some pretty serious obstacles. 

In this episode, we'll hear from Mary Ann Eller, the clinical services coordinator for speech-language pathology at Duke Regional Hospital, Durham, North Carolina.

Mary Ann is a breast cancer survivor who is not only finding her way through the challenges of chemo brain, but she's also published an article in ASHA (American Speech-Language and Hearing Association) Leader Live Journal, as part of her effort in creating awareness in the medical field about this debilitating side effect of cancer treatment.

In this episode, you'll hear about her journey and the steps she has taken to manage the effects of chemo brain so that she can manage her personal and professional life.

You'll hear tips and advice that you can easily implement in your own life.

Check out the resource below that you can use to talk with your doctor about supporting your brain through breast cancer recovery.


Mary Ann's article

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