quality of life

The impact of chemotherapy on cognitive function: a multicentre prospective cohort study in testicular cancer.

Authors: Davis ID, Grimison P, Kalinowski P, Martin A, Maruff P, Olver IN, Schembri A, Stockler M, Toner GC, Whitford HS

Journal: Supportive care in cancer : official journal of the Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer

Purpose: The causal link between chemotherapy and cognitive impairment is unclear. We studied testicular cancer patients’ objective and subjective cognitive function longitudinally, comparing a surgery group with a surgery + chemotherapy group, addressing prior methodological issues […]

Cognitive Function and Quality of Life in Vorinostat-Treated Patients after Matched Unrelated Donor Myeloablative Conditioning Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation.

Authors: Choi SW, Errickson J, Gatza E, Hoodin F, Kentor R, LaLonde L, Reddy P, Votruba K

Journal: Biology of blood and marrow transplantation : journal of the American Society for Blood and Marrow

Myeloablative conditioning allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplantation (HCT) puts patients at greater risk for significant cognitive and quality of life decline compared with recipients of reduced-intensity conditioning or autologous HCT. Vorinostat, a histone deacetylase inhibitor, has been […]

Perioperative Research into Memory (PRiMe): Cognitive impairment following a severe burn injury and critical care admission, part 1.

Authors: Al-Hindawi A, Clancy OH, Edginton TL, Farag M, Mandalia S, Mehmet ART, Nenadlov√° K, Nilsen A, Nordin NA, Vizcaychipi MP, Watson EJR, Williams LM

Journal: Burns : journal of the International Society for Burn Injuries

INTRODUCTION: An investigation into long-term cognitive impairment and Quality of Life (QoL) after severe burns. METHODS: A proof of principle, cohort design, prospective, observational clinical study. Patients with severe burns (>15% TBSA) admitted to Burns ICU […]

Longitudinal impact of yoga on chemotherapy-related cognitive impairment and quality of life in women with early stage breast cancer: a case series.

Authors: Daniels L, Dooley B, Galantino ML, Greene L, Muscatello L, O'Donnell L

Journal: Explore

PURPOSE: Adjuvant chemotherapy for women with breast cancer has significantly improved the cure rate; however, it has been associated with chemotherapy-related cognitive impact (CRCI). The literature provides preliminary support for the feasibility and efficacy of yoga […]

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