A member asked:
could atherosclerosis in the brain be caused by high dose chemo from an autologous stem cell transplant for breast cancer? no problems noted in heart
2 doctor answers
Dr. Rupesh Parikh answered
25 years experience Medical Oncology
Unlikely: Most chemo agents do not cross the blood brain barrier thus unlikely that it can specifically add to artheroaclerosis of the brain.
Answered on Dec 17, 2012
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