Paper Presentation: Child/Adolescent Cancer Treatment Experience — Do CSF Biomarkers Relate to Measures of Cognitive Function in Children During Maintenance Therapy for Leukemia? (210-3)
Children treated for acute lymphocytic leukemia (ALL) receive central nervous system–directed chemotherapy, which is a known risk factor for cognitive dysfunction. ALL chemotherapy treatment is also associated with changes in biomarkers of inflammation and oxidative stress, which may underlie changes in neurocognitive functioning.Read more...
- Casey Hooke, PhD APRN PCNS FAAN CPON®
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