The prevalence of cognitive impairment in older Indian persons with cancer and brain metastases

CONCLUSION: Older persons with cancer and brain metastases were not found to have a higher occurrence of cognitive impairment than those without brain metastases in this study. The next step is to understand whether older persons with brain metastases are at a higher risk for cognitive decline as a result of therapeutic interventions such as cranial radiotherapy and chemotherapy.PMID:35702404 | PMC:PMC9117002 | DOI:10.3332/ecancer.2022.1372
Source: Ecancermedicalscience - Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Source Type: research