QOL-42. BETTER SOCIAL, COGNITIVE, AND ACADEMIC OUTCOMES AMONG PEDIATRIC BRAIN TUMOR SURVIVORS TREATED WITH PROTON VERSUS PHOTON RADIATION THERAPY

Published on Jun 22, 2018in Neuro-oncology12.3
· DOI :10.1093/NEUONC/NOY059.624
Emily A Warren2
Estimated H-index: 2
(UH: University of Houston),
Amanda E. Child4
Estimated H-index: 4
(UH: University of Houston)
+ 13 AuthorsLisa S. Kahalley15
Estimated H-index: 15
(BCM: Baylor College of Medicine)
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#1Michelle D. Tibbs (UCSD: University of California, San Diego)H-Index: 5
#2Minh-Phuong Huynh-Le (UCSD: University of California, San Diego)H-Index: 12
Last. Jona A. Hattangadi-Gluth (UCSD: University of California, San Diego)H-Index: 23
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ABSTRACT Background Primary brain tumor patients are vulnerable to depression and anxiety symptoms, which may affect their neurocognitive functioning. We performed a prospective longitudinal analysis to examine the association between depression and anxiety symptoms and domain-specific neurocognitive functioning in primary brain tumor patients receiving radiation therapy [RT]. Methods On a prospective trial, 54 primary brain tumor patients receiving RT underwent comprehensive neurocognitive eval...
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Purpose Postoperative pediatric cerebellar mutism syndrome (POP-CMS) is a unique complication that can occur following surgical resection of posterior fossa tumors. It is intriguing from a neuropsy...
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#1Peter L. Stavinoha (University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center)H-Index: 9
#2Martha A. Askins (University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center)H-Index: 14
Last. Rhonda Robert (University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center)H-Index: 16
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The late neurocognitive and psychosocial effects of treatment for pediatric brain tumor (PBT) represent important areas of clinical focus and ongoing research. Neurocognitive sequelae and associated problems with learning and socioemotional development negatively impact PBT survivors’ overall health-related quality of life, educational attainment and employment rates. Multiple factors including tumor features and associated complications, treatment methods, individual protective and vulnerabilit...
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