Health beat: Minnesota therapist tackling 'chemo-brain' for cancer patients

Joette Zola

[Star Tribune, July 28, 2013] It’s a condition known to many cancer patients — chemo-brain.

It includes all kinds of cognitive problems that crop up after chemotherapy treatments, from poor word recall to difficulty focusing to managing even the most simple daily activities.

The condition, once largely overlooked, has been getting the attention of a local therapist.

Joette Zola, an occupational therapist at Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute, has been working with cancer survivors who suffer from the condition. Read more about this at

Share this article