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Preliminary exploration of a computerized cognitive battery and comparison with traditional testing in patients with high-grade glioma.

Authors: Anderson SK, Brown PD, Caine C, Cerhan JH, Johnson DR, Lachance DH, Yan E

Journal: Neuro-oncology practice

Background: Cognitive function is an important outcome measure in many brain tumor clinical trials, and investigators are interested in employing the most efficient methods of cognitive assessment for this purpose. Computerized testing can be appealing because […]

Computerized assessment of cognitive impairment among children undergoing radiation therapy for medulloblastoma.

Authors: Ashford JM, Conklin HM, Gajjar A, Harel BT, Heitzer AM, Merchant TE, Ness KK, Robinson GW, Schembri A, Swain MA, Wallace J, Wang F, Zhang H

Journal: Journal of Neuro-oncology

PURPOSE: Advantages to computerized cognitive assessment include increased precision of response time measurement and greater availability of alternate forms. Cogstate is a computerized cognitive battery developed to monitor attention, memory, and processing speed. Although the literature […]

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