MD Anderson Cancer Center
Q&A: Understanding Cognitive Testing in Cancer Care
A neuropsychological evaluation enables a neuropsychologist to better understand how a patient has been affected cognitively (ability to think) and behaviorally by his or her brain tumor. Neuropsychologist Jeffrey Wefel, Ph.D, and associate professor in Neuro-Oncology, explains and demonstrates how the evaluation works and its purpose.
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Title: Q&A: Understanding Cognitive Testing in Cancer Care
Summary: A neuropsychological evaluation enables a neuropsychologist to better understand how a patient has been affected cognitively (ability to think) and behaviorally by his or her brain tumor. Neuropsychologist Jeffrey Wefel, Ph.D, and associate professor in Neuro-Oncology, explains and demonstrates how the evaluation works and its purpose.
Keywords: neuropsychology, brain cancer, brain tumor, cognition, memory, behavior, Neurosurgery, Neurosurgery
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