breast cancer

Convergent and criterion validity of the CogState computerized brief battery cognitive assessment in women with and without breast cancer.

Authors: Delgado N, Fernandez N, Lo TTY, Meier AM, Moore C, Patel SK

Journal: The Clinical Neuropsychologist

OBJECTIVE: Computerized tests have increasingly garnered interest for assessing cognitive functioning due to their potential logistical and financial advantages over traditional ‘pencil and-paper’ neuropsychological tests. However, psychometric information is necessary to guide decisions about their clinical […]

Adjuvant ovarian function suppression and cognitive function in women with breast cancer.

Authors: Abdi EA, Ahles T, Bellet M, Bernhard J, Boyle F, Budman DR, Coates AS, Domchek SM, Feng Y, Fleming GF, Forbes JF, Francis PA, Gelber RD, Karlsson P, Maruff P, Phillips KA, Price KN, Puglisi F, Regan MM, Ribi K, Spazzapan S, Zaman K

Journal: British Journal of Cancer

BACKGROUND: To examine the effect on cognitive function of adjuvant ovarian function suppression (OFS) for breast cancer. METHODS: The Suppression of Ovarian Function (SOFT) trial randomised premenopausal women with hormone receptor-positive breast cancer to 5 years […]

The nature and severity of cognitive impairment associated with adjuvant chemotherapy in women with breast cancer: A meta-analysis of the current literature.

Authors: Falleti MG, Maruff P, Phillips KA, Sanfilippo A, Weih L

Journal: Brain and cognition

OBJECTIVE: Several studies have identified that adjuvant chemotherapy for breast cancer is associated with cognitive impairment; however, the magnitude of this impairment is unclear. This study assessed the severity and nature of cognitive impairment associated with […]

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