Effects of radiation and chemotherapy on cognitive function in patients with high-grade glioma.

@article{Taylor1998EffectsOR,
  title={Effects of radiation and chemotherapy on cognitive function in patients with high-grade glioma.},
  author={Bruce V Taylor and Jan C. Buckner and Terrence L. Cascino and J R O'fallon and Paul L. Schaefer and Robert P. Dinapoli and Paula Schomberg},
  journal={Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology},
  year={1998},
  volume={16 6},
  pages={2195-201}
}
PURPOSE The effect of radiotherapy on the long-term cognitive performance of patients treated for intracranial neoplasm is a major concern to clinicians and patients, particularly as long-term survival or cure is possible for a small minority of patients. To assess the effects of cranial radiotherapy and chemotherapy on the cognitive performance of high-grade glioma patients, we analyzed cognitive performance data collected in a series of prospective clinical trials. METHODS We studied 701… CONTINUE READING

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