Research shows Cancer Survivors more likely to have memory problems

Posted: October 8, 2010 – A study published by the American Association for Cancer Research showed that people with a history of cancer are 40% more likely to have memory problems later in life. The article says that the struggles interfere with every day activities and stresses the need for interventions to address these debilitating problems.

There are research teams investigating the efficacy of Cogmed training on cancer survivors who experience cognitive, academic, and social difficulties. Cogmed may stand as a viable intervention to help this population.

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