Occupational therapy can help ease symptoms of ‘chemo brain’

[MINNPOST, December 23, 2016] Living through cancer treatment is hard enough — so the foggy feelings of cognitive dysfunction commonly known as “chemo brain” that sometimes accompany cancer therapies can feel like insult added to injury.

Along with her clinical partners, Mary Vining Radomski, PhD, OTR/L, senior scientific adviser at Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute, wanted to find out if occupational therapy could help cancer patients learn to cope with the affects of chemo brain. To do so, she designed a study that took a closer look at the impact of focused occupational therapy on 28 patients with breast cancer.

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