'Cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) might help cancer survivors manage the long-term cognitive dysfunction some experience after chemotherapy, according to research published online May 2 in Cancer.
The researchers found that the CBT participants had gains in self-reported cognitive impairments and neuropsychological processing speed compared to those who received supportive therapy. They also reported much less anxiety about cognitive problems two months after their psychotherapy ended.'
Ferguson RJ, Sigmon ST, Pritchard AJ, et al. A randomized trial of videoconference-delivered cognitive behavioral therapy for survivors of breast cancer with self-reported cognitive dysfunction. Cancer. 2016; doi:10.1002/cncer.29891.
Most of the research into 'Chemobrain' has been done with breast cancer patients.
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