Cognitive Effects of Cancer Treatment: Chemobrain and how to Treat It

How to manage learning and memory problems that can occur after transplant.

Learn how to manage chemobrain in this video: Cognitive Effects of Cancer Treatment: Chemobrain and How to Treat It.

Neuropsychologist Dr. David Sabsevitz will discuss: 

  • Cognition
  • What is chemo-brain, possible mechanisms
  • Bone marrow transplant and cognition
  • Other factors than can cause cognitive symptoms in cancer patients
  • Diagnosis and work-up/neropsychological exam
  • Treatment of chemo-brain
  • Optimizing memory & attention
  • Cognitive rehabilitation therapy
  • Adapting with lifestyle changes
  • Treatment of emotional factors
  • Brain games
  • Medication that can help

This video is a recording of the workshop conducted at the 2017 Celebrating a Second Chance at Life Survivorship Symposium. It is a 30-minute presentation followed by a 30-minute Q & A session.

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