• Publications
  • Influence
Chemotherapy-related cognitive impairment.
  • J. Myers
  • Medicine
  • Clinical journal of oncology nursing
  • 30 July 2009
TLDR
Oncology nurses should be aware of available resources, such as relevant Web sites, support groups, neuropsychologists, and cognitive retraining programs, and provide support for patients concerned about or experiencing CRCI. Expand
Chemotherapy-related cognitive impairment: the breast cancer experience.
  • J. Myers
  • Medicine
  • Oncology nursing forum
  • 2012
TLDR
The study results provide a framework for understanding the experience of chemotherapy-related cognitive impairment for women with breast cancer that can be used to guide development of patient and family education and generate questions for additional research. Expand
Cancer- and chemotherapy-related cognitive changes: the patient experience.
  • J. Myers
  • Medicine
  • Seminars in oncology nursing
  • 1 November 2013
OBJECTIVES To summarize the results of qualitative research conducted to describe patients' experience with cognitive changes attributed to cancer and chemotherapy. DATA SOURCES Peer reviewedExpand
A comparison of the theory of unpleasant symptoms and the conceptual model of chemotherapy-related changes in cognitive function.
  • J. Myers
  • Medicine
  • Oncology nursing forum
  • 9 January 2009
TLDR
Blending of the TUS and the Conceptual Model of Chemotherapy-Related Changes in Cognitive Function may provide an enhanced framework for further research about the physiologic and psychological aspects of chemotherapy-related cognitive impairment. Expand
'Cancer changes everything!' Exploring the lived experiences of women with metastatic breast cancer.
TLDR
Clinicians should tailor survivorship care and evidence-based interventions to individuals' concerns with changes in role functioning, fatigue, relationships, and self-image, to address practical and existential concerns focused on improving quality of life. Expand
Proinflammatory cytokines and sickness behavior: implications for depression and cancer-related symptoms.
  • J. Myers
  • Medicine
  • Oncology nursing forum
  • 2 September 2008
TLDR
Sickness behavior resulting from cytokine release may provide a framework to explain many cancer-related symptoms, including depression, cognitive impairment, cachexia, fatigue, and a component of pain perception. Expand
Potential factors associated with perceived cognitive impairment in breast cancer survivors
TLDR
Support is provided for a relationship between BMI and PCI in breast cancer survivors and exercise as a potential intervention for cognitive complaints and further investigation of the influence of weight and exercise on cognitive function is warranted. Expand
Qigong intervention for breast cancer survivors with complaints of decreased cognitive function
TLDR
The study results suggest that mindfulness-based exercise may be superior to gentle exercise alone or survivorship support for improving self-report of cognitive function and distress after treatment for breast cancer. Expand
Cancer pain: assessment of nurses' knowledge and attitudes.
  • J. Myers
  • Medicine
  • Oncology nursing forum
  • 1 July 1985
Neurotoxicology of chemotherapy in relation to cytokine release, the blood-brain barrier, and cognitive impairment.
TLDR
The recent findings that standard doses of chemotherapy agents reach higher than expected levels in the brain and cerebral spinal fluid are being investigated as a potential etiology for the cognitive impairment seen in patients receiving chemotherapy for cancer. Expand
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