Tuesday, June 26, 2012

UCLA Cognitive Rehabilitation Study Needs Participants

I've been asked to post information about UCLA's cognitive rehabilitation study for anyone in the Los Angeles area who might like to participate.

Wednesday, June 20, 2012


The organization that sets standards for cancer care does not include cognitive issues in their patient consent document 

Last Thursday I was in Arlington, VA at the National Cancer Institute’s 6th Biennial Cancer Survivorship Research Conference. I had been asked to speak about cancer and cognition. Specifically, the organizers wanted me to comment on the “disconnect” between the research/medical community and the patient experience.

Monday, June 4, 2012

How Stress Affects Memory

We know from several studies now that some patients show cognitive decline just prior to cancer treatment.