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In order to assess the effects of various cancer treatments on neuropsychological functioning, 74 long-term survivors of childhood cancer were examined. A comprehensive battery of tests was administered to two CNS treatment groups (irradiated and nonirradiated leukemia and lymphoma patients) and a control group (solid tumor and Hodgkin disease patients… (More)
Eight depressed children with cancer had a rapid clinical response to low doses of imipramine or amitriptyline. Because of the many variables affecting cancer patients, the mechanism by which tricyclic antidepressant treatment produced this response is unclear.
Thirty-two long-term survivors of childhood leukemia who were followed up at the University of Texas M. D. Anderson Hospital were evaluated with a battery of 17 neuropsychologic tests. These tests were selected to assess the development of cognitive skills and functions associated with brain impairment in children. Statistically significant differences were… (More)