Cancer Care

“Chemotherapy Related Memory and Thinking Changes”

Speakers: Tim A. Ahles, PhD, Professor of Psychiatry, Behavioral Medicine Department, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH; Stewart B. Fleishman, MD, Director, Cancer Supportive Services, Beth Israel Cancer Center & Continuum Partners, New York, NY.

July 12, 2005



This Telephone Education Workshop will address: 
bulletOverview of Chemotherapy Related Memory & Thinking Changes 
bulletFactors that Influence These Changes 
bulletCognitive Abilities Affected 
bulletCommon Memory Lapses
bulletAssessment of Memory & Thinking Changes 
bulletNeuropsychological Testing
bulletCognitive Rehabilitation 
bulletCommunicating with Your Healthcare Team about These Changes 
bulletThe Role of Prescription Medication 
bulletMemory Tools 
bulletSummary of Practical Tips to Improve Attention, Concentration & Memory


Presented in partnership with the Lance Armstrong Foundation, National Cancer Institute, Intercultural Cancer Council, Living Beyond Breast Cancer and National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship. Made possible by educational grants from the Lance Armstrong Foundation and the National Cancer Institute.

Cancer Care

“Long Term Side Effects: Fatigue and Memory”

Speakers: Tim A. Ahles, PhD, Professor of Psychiatry, Behavioral Medicine Department, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH; Paul B. Jacobsen, PhD, Research Program Leader, Health Outcomes and Behavior Program, Clinical Program Leader, Psychosocial and Palliative Care Program, Moffitt Cancer Center, Professor, Departments of Psychology and Interdisciplinary Oncology, University of South Florida; Lillian Nail, PhD, Cancer Survivor, Professor & Senior Scientist, Department of Nursing, School of Nursing, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR.

May 24, 2005

This Telephone Education Workshop will address:

bulletSurvivor Reflections
bulletDiscussion of Persistent Fatigue
bulletGuidelines to Manage Fatigue
bulletChemotherapy Induced Cognitive Changes
bulletFactors that Influence Memory Problems in Cancer Survivors 
bulletStrategies for Improving Memory Problems

Presented in partnership with the Lance Armstrong Foundation, National Cancer Institute, Intercultural Cancer Council, Living Beyond Breast Cancer and National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship. Made possible by educational grants from the Lance Armstrong Foundation and the National Cancer Institute.