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Cancer-Related Cognitive Impairment: More Than a Side Effect of Chemotherapy — RN and Allied Health Lecture
March 13, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmFree
Zev Nakamura, MD
Consult-Liaison Fellow, Department of Psychiatry
UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center
UNC School of Medicine
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Cancer-Related Cognitive Impairment:
More Than a Side Effect of Chemotherapy
Cancer can impair a patient’s ability to think and to remember. While this condition is often called ‘chemo-brain,’ cognitive impairment stemming from cancer affects patients who might not have had either chemotherapy or radiation therapy. Dr. Nakamura will review our latest understandings of this condition.
- Identify causes of cancer-related cognitive impairment.
- Discuss morbidity associated with cancer-related cognitive impairment.
- Describe evidence-based interventions for cancer-related cognitive impairment.
To Receive FREE Continuing Education Credit for this Live Lecture:
- Attend the live lecture, either by going to a designated site or by using Zoom (registration link above). Find out more about hosting a designated site.
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*Lecture topic subject to change.