Debster Posted September 9, 2006 Share Posted September 9, 2006 Hello. My name is Deb and I'm new here. My mother was diagnosed with lung cancer about 2 months ago and is undergoing chemo, radiation, etc.. Since her diagnosis, I have seen a drastic change in her mentation and wondered if dementia can be brought on by the cancer? I can't seem to find anything on this. She has started some behaviors that she didn't have before the diagnosis, such as speaking very loudly in public and imagining things that aren't real. A case in point would be the last time we took her home from the hospital, she was waving at the windows, just certain that all the nurses were standing there waving back, which they weren't. She will not eat and will not take her meds. She has lost both of her hearing aids and her upper denture, which is really crazy, because nobody in the family has ever even seen her without them. She's just acting crazy and I was hoping someone here could give me some insight into this. Thanks! Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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