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Free webinar: Coping with “chemobrain”

April 12, 2021

Northwest Community Healthcare (NCH) cancer care services will host a virtual session for those with cancer and their loved ones regarding “chemobrain.” This free event will be held virtually Monday, April 26 from 6:30-8 p.m.

Chemobrain, often described as a side effect of chemotherapy drugs that brings on a “mental fog,” can cause memory problems, trouble focusing on tasks, finding words or managing daily activities.

Presenter Ronald J. Shade, M.D., is board certified in medical oncology and internal medicine. He will address what chemobrain is, who gets it, how long it can last and how to manage life with it.

Dr. Shade has been with NCH since 1998 and practices at Northwest Oncology and Hematology.

The event is free, but registration is required to receive an access code. Please RSVP to Vanessa Grazian at or by phone at 847-618-6660. Questions may be submitted in advance to or included in the chat box feature during the live event. For more information about cancer care services at NCH visit