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Post Breast Cancer Delusional Behavior

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  • Posted By: Anonymous
  • July 27, 2008
  • 06:42 PM

We just had to hospitalize Mom a couple months after agressive breast cancer treatment inlcuding mastectomy, chemo, radiation, and now oral hormonal therapies. I the past week she became completely delusional, unable to tell the difference between old memories and the present, and thinks all medicine is a waste of time. She nor my family have any real history of mental problems, but she is just not there anymore. Has anyone heard of a syndrome or something similar to the above story. We are scared to death, she is getting what we believe to be fine treatment, but I wanted to hear from others to double check on the "been there, done that" side of the medical world. Please write back if you know anything. Thank you.

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