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Pilot Study: Chemotherapy and Cognition

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill


Description

To examine whether cancer patients who have recently completed chemotherapy display cognitive impairments as compared to age-matched healthy control participants. Participants will participate in one approximately 2-3 hour study session, which will include questionnaires, cognitive computer tasks and neuropsychology tests.


Keywords:

Cancer, Older Adults


Category:

Behavioral

Qualifications

 


Age
18 - 75 years


Gender
Female


Study Population

We are recruiting women ages 18-75 who either 1) are diagnosed with breast cancer and have recently completed chemotherapy treatment or 2) are healthy control participants.


Investigator

Keely Muscatell
Assistant Professor
Psychology and Neuroscience

For questions, contact:

Emma Armstrong-Carter
cancercognitionstudy@unc.edu
(919) 962-2936


Recruitment Period End

February 1, 2019

Location

Primary Location
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Study Qualifications

Gender Female

Age Range 18 - 75 years

Participant qualification(s) Female Proficient in English Not colorblind Ages 18-75 Chemotherapy group: recently completed chemotherapy treatment for breast cancer (within the last 1-12 months). OR Control group: never received a diagnosis of cancer or chemotherapy treatment

Not eligible if: (see above inclusion criteria)

Number of Visits

    » 1 In person visit(s)

    Cognitive testing and questionnaires

    » 0 Remote visit(s)

Participation Period

2-3 hours

Compensation

$25 check

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