Journal article

Feasibility of an online cognitive rehabilitation programme in patients with a haematological malignancy undergoing autologous stem cell transplantation

Matthew Ku, Priscilla Gates, Steffi Renehan

INTERNAL MEDICINE JOURNAL | WILEY | Published : 2021

Abstract

BACKGROUND: Chemotherapy-related cognitive impairment (CRCI) is a known adverse event that can impact cancer survivors, resulting in long-standing effect on quality of life and activities of daily living. Currently, there is limited knowledge regarding the aetiology and therapy for CRCI. Although CRCI following autologous stem cell transplantation (AuSCT) is emerging as a potentially significant concern for patients with underlying haematological malignancies, it is an area that requires further research. AIMS: This pilot study aimed to assess (i) the prevalence of CRCI in patients with haematological malignancies both pre-AuSCT and post-AuSCT and (ii) the feasibility of a cognitive rehabili..

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