Cognitive function of older patients receiving adjuvant chemotherapy for breast cancer: a pilot prospective longitudinal study.

@article{Hurria2006CognitiveFO,
  title={Cognitive function of older patients receiving adjuvant chemotherapy for breast cancer: a pilot prospective longitudinal study.},
  author={Arti Hurria and Carol L Rosen and Clifford A. Hudis and Enid L Zuckerman and Katherine S. Panageas and Mark S. Lachs and Matthew Witmer and Wilfred G van Gorp and Monica Nancy Fornier and Gabriella M D'Andrea and Mark M. Moasser and Chau Dang and Catherine H Van Poznak and Anju Hurria and Jimmie Holland},
  journal={Journal of the American Geriatrics Society},
  year={2006},
  volume={54 6},
  pages={925-31}
}
OBJECTIVES To report on the longitudinal cognitive functioning of older women receiving adjuvant chemotherapy for breast cancer. DESIGN Neuropsychological and functional status testing were performed before chemotherapy and 6 months after chemotherapy. SETTING Cancer center. PARTICIPANTS Thirty-one patients aged 65 and older with Stage I to III breast cancer. Of the 31 patients enrolled, three refused post-testing, and 28 were evaluable. MEASUREMENTS The following domains of cognitive… CONTINUE READING

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