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The "Light for the Brain" Study

2016-02-09 19:38:23 | BioPortfolio

Summary

Cognitive impairment (such as memory problems) due to cancer and its treatment can interfere with quality of life and can linger long after treatment has ended, yet research examining cognitive rehabilitation approaches has produced limited clinical benefit. The proposed study will provide information about systematic light exposure for the treatment of cognitive impairment in hematopoietic stem cell transplant (HSCT) survivors and will investigate how it works. This study would facilitate the development of this potential treatment, giving health care providers and cancer survivors a much-needed tool to help with cancer-related cognitive impairment.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Investigator), Primary Purpose: Treatment

Conditions

Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation

Intervention

Intervention systematic light exposure, Comparison systematic light exposure

Location

Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Chicago
Illinois
United States
60611

Status

Not yet recruiting

Source

Northwestern University

Results (where available)

View Results

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2016-02-09T19:38:23-0500

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