Cancer and cancer-therapy related cognitive dysfunction: an international perspective from the Venice cognitive workshop.

@article{Vardy2008CancerAC,
  title={Cancer and cancer-therapy related cognitive dysfunction: an international perspective from the Venice cognitive workshop.},
  author={Janette L Vardy and Jeffrey Scott Wefel and Tim A. Ahles and Ian F. Tannock and Sanne B Schagen},
  journal={Annals of oncology : official journal of the European Society for Medical Oncology},
  year={2008},
  volume={19 4},
  pages={623-9}
}
A subset of survivors has cognitive impairment after cancer treatment. This is generally subtle, but may be sustained. In October 2006, the second international cognitive workshop was held in Venice. The workshop included neuropsychologists, clinical and experimental psychologists, medical oncologists, imaging experts, and patient advocates. The main developments since the first Cognitive Workshop in 2003 have been the following. (i) studies evaluating cognitive function in patients receiving… CONTINUE READING

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