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Cognitive Training to Improve Cognitive Function Following Chemotherapy

2014-07-24 14:10:56 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The purpose of this study is to improve cognitive dysfunction following chemotherapy, the investigators investigated to see whether a cognitive training for memory and concentration skills can improve cognitive performance in patients following cancer treatment.

Description

Patients following chemotherapy invited for a cognitive training. Before and after cognitive function will evaluate.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Control: Placebo Control, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment

Conditions

Cognitive Dysfunction

Intervention

cognitive training, control group

Location

Charite Universitätsmedizin Berlin
Berlin
Germany
12200

Status

Not yet recruiting

Source

Charite University, Berlin, Germany

Results (where available)

View Results

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-07-24T14:10:56-0400

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