Cognition and Cancer

ISBN 13: 9780511545900

Cognition and Cancer

 
9780511545900: Cognition and Cancer

This book is a unique resource on the influence cancer and cancer treatments have on cognition. The majority of cancer patients on active treatment experience cognitive impairments often referred to as 'chemobrain' or 'chemofog'. In addition, patients with primary or metastatic tumors of the brain often experience direct neurologic symptoms.
This book helps health care professionals working with cancer patients who experience cognitive changes and provides practical information to help improve care by reviewing and describing brain-behavior relationships; research-based evidence on cognitive changes that occur with various cancers and cancer treatments; assessment techniques, including neurocognitive assessment and neuroimaging techniques; and intervention strategies for affected patients. In short, it will explain how to identify, assess and treat these conditions.

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First published in 2008, this book serves as a resource for health care professionals working with cancer patients who experience cognitive changes as a result of their cancer and its treatment. Provides practical information to help improve care by explaining how to identify, assess and treat these conditions.

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This book serves as a resource for health care professionals working with cancer patients who experience cognitive changes as a result of their cancer and its treatment. Provides practical information to help improve care by explaining how to identify, assess and treat these conditions.

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