They are both miserable diseases, but a sweeping study from Boston scientists finds that people who develop cancer appear to have a significantly reduced risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease -- especially those treated with chemotherapy.
Cancer and chemo reduce risk of Alzheimer’s
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