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When someone is dying of cancer (in this case metastatic melanoma), do they begin to get dementia?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology

In brief: Maybe

Melanoma does tend to metastasize to the brain.
Some of the older chemotherapy drugs also damage the brain. If this is someone close to you, you have my sympathy. Please keep an eye on your own skin.

In brief: Maybe

Melanoma does tend to metastasize to the brain.
Some of the older chemotherapy drugs also damage the brain. If this is someone close to you, you have my sympathy. Please keep an eye on your own skin.
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