Late effects

Monitoring neurocognitive functioning in childhood cancer survivors: evaluation of CogState computerized assessment and the Behavior Rating Inventory of Executive Function (BRIEF)

Authors: Lyn M. Balsamo, Hannah-Rose Mitchell, Wilhelmenia Ross, Catherine Metayer, Kristina K. Hardy & Nina S. Kadan-Lottick

Journal: BMC Psychology

Year Published: 2019

Background: Many childhood cancer survivors develop neurocognitive impairment, negatively affecting education and psychosocial functioning. Recommended comprehensive neuropsychological testing can be time- and cost- intensive for both institutions and patients and their families. It is important to […]

Feasibility of baseline neurocognitive assessment using Cogstate during the first month of therapy for childhood leukemia

Authors: Stephen A Sands, Brian T Harel, Mirko Savone, Kara Kelly, Veena Vijayanathan, Jennifer Greene Welch, Lynda Vrooman, Lewis B Silverman, Peter D Cole

Journal: Supportive Care in Cancer

Year Published: 2016

Purpose: Neurocognitive impairment is frequently observed among acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) survivors within the domains of intelligence, attention, processing speed, working memory, learning, and memory. However, few have investigated treatment-induced changes in neurocognitive function during the […]

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