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 […]

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

Authors: Balsamo LM, Hardy KK, Kadan-Lottick NS, Metayer C, Mitchell HR, Ross W

Journal: BMC Psychology

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 […]

CSF inflammatory markers and neurocognitive function after addition of maraviroc to monotherapy darunavir/ritonavir in stable HIV patients: the CINAMMON study.

Authors: Alonso J, Barber TJ, Boffito M, Davies N, Fortuny R, Gazzard B, Imaz A, Mandalia S, Niubó J, Podzamczer D, Pozniak A

Journal: Journal of Neurovirology

CINAMMON is a phase IV, open-label, single-arm, pilot study assessing maraviroc (MVC) in the central nervous system (CNS) when added to darunavir/ritonavir monotherapy (DRV/r) in virologically suppressed HIV-infected subjects. CCR5 tropic participants on DRV/r were recruited. […]

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

Authors: Cole PD, Harel BT, Kelly K, Sands SA, Savone M, Silverman LB, Vijayanathan V, Vrooman L, Welch JG

Journal: Support Care Cancer

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 […]

CogState computerized memory tests in patients with brain metastases: secondary endpoint results of NRG Oncology RTOG 0933.

Authors: Bauman GS, Caine C, Corn BW, DeNittis A, Deshmukh S, Gondi V, Greenspoon JN, Kachnic L, Kanner A, Konski AA, Kundapur V, Mehta M, Raben A, Rowley H, Shi W, Tomé W, Wendland M

Journal: Journal of Neuro-oncology

Whole brain radiotherapy (WBRT) is associated with memory dysfunction. As part of NRG Oncology RTOG 0933, a phase II study of WBRT for brain metastases that conformally avoided the hippocampal stem cell compartment (HA-WBRT), memory was […]

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