Neuropsychology of Cancer and Oncology

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Overview

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This important new volume discusses the neuropsychological impact of various cancers and oncology practices, offering health and psychology professionals the most up-to-date practices and interventions and the neuropsychological ramifications they will see in clinical practice.

Many recent studies have demonstrated that various cancers and oncology treatments lead to neuropsychological impairments. These deficits have been seen along both cognitive and sensory-motor lines. These impairments are hypothesized to be caused by the neurotoxicity of chemotherapeutic agents crossing the blood-brain barrier. These deficits can lead to a powerfully negative impact on functioning and diminished quality of life.

Neuropsychologists are trained to provide comprehensive assessments to detect these deficits, as well as aspects of cognitive rehabilitation and pharmacological intervention. However, the utilization of neuropsychology remains novel to professionals within the field of cancer and oncology, which limits the availability of services to patients and medical professionals. Meanwhile, most neuropsychologists, though many practice in healthcare settings and have a grounding in the biological and physiological bases of cognition and behavior, do not have training or an immediate background in oncology or pathology. This edited volume, part of the new Contemporary Neuropsychology series, seeks to bridge these gaps of practice knowledge and be a one-of-a-kind resource for clinical neuropsychologists, clinical psychologists, neurologists, oncologists, oncology nurses, and neurorehabilitation professionals.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780826108173
  • Publisher: Springer Publishing Company, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 12/14/2012
  • Series: Contemporary Neuropsychology
  • Pages: 488
  • Product dimensions: 7.20 (w) x 10.00 (h) x 1.30 (d)

Meet the Author

Chad A. Noggle, PhD, is Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine. He completed an internship in Neuropsychology through the BSU Consortium and a two-year post-doctoral residency at the Indiana Neuroscience Institute at St. Vincent's Hospital with specialization in Pediatric and Adult/Geriatric Neuropsychology. He is co-editor of The Encyclopedia of Neuropsychological Disorders, also to be published through Springer Publishing Company as well as the co-editor of the Contemporary Neuropsychology series. To date, Dr. Noggle has published more than 200 articles, book chapters, encyclopedia entries, and research abstracts and has made over 80 presentations at national and international conferences in neuropsychology. He currently serves as a reviewer for a number of neuropsychology journals. Dr. Noggle is a member of the American Psychological Association (Divisions 40, 5, &16), National Academy of Neuropsychology, and International Neuropsychological Society. He is a licensed Psychologist in both Illinois and Indiana.

Raymond S. Dean, PhD, is Past President of the Clinical Neuropsychology Division of the APA and the National Academy of Neuropsychology. He has been the George and Frances Ball Distinguished Professor of Neuropsychology and Director of the Neuropsychology Laboratory at Ball State University since 1984. As a Parachek-Frazier Research Fellow, he completed a Ph.D. in School/Child Clinical Psychology at Arizona State University in 1978. Dr. Dean completed an internship focused on neuropsychology at the Arizona Neuropsychiatric Hospital and postdoctoral work at the University of Wisconsin at Madison. He has been awarded the Lightner Witmer Award by the School Psychology Division of the American Psychological Association and both the Outstanding Contribution Award from the National Academy of Neuropsychology and the Early Contribution Award by Division 15 of the APA. In addition to his academic appointments, Dr. Dean served as Distinguished Visiting Faculty at the Staff College of the NIMH. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Professional Psychology, the American Board of Professional Neuropsychology, and the American Board of Pediatric Neuropsychology. He is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association (Divisions: Clinical, Educational, School and Clinical Neuropsychology), the National Academy of Neuropsychology, and the American Psychopathological Association. He also served as Editor of the Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology, Journal of School Psychology and the Bulletin of the National Academy of Neuropsychology. Dr. Dean has published some 500 research articles, books, chapters and tests, including the Dean-Woodcock Neuropsychological Assessment System, one of the most important and often-cited neuropsychological assessment batteries. He is co-editor of The Encyclopedia of Neuropsychological Disorders, also to be published through Springer Publishing Company as well as the co-editor of the Contemporary Neuropsychology series. For his work he has been recognized by awards from the National Academy of Neuropsychology, the Journal of School Psychology, and the Clinical Neuropsychology Division of APA.

Dr. Gary Alan Johnson is professor of obstetrics and gynecology and chief of the gynecologic oncology division at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine. He is director of the Gynecologic Oncology Clinic at the SimmonsCooper Cancer Institute at SIU. Previously, he was on the faculty for 15 years at the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine in Oklahoma City, most recently as an associate professor of obstetrics and gynecology and the director and chairman of the palliative care committee. While at Oklahoma, he was awarded numerous teaching awards. He completed his obstetrics and gynecology residency at the University of Wisconsin in Madison (1990), his medical degree at the University of Kansas School of Medicine in Kansas City (1986) and his bachelor's degree in accounting at Washburn University in Topeka, Kan. (1977). He is board certified in obstetrics and gynecology and gynecologic oncology by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology. He has been involved in 30 clinical trials, published more than 40 professional journal articles and has given more than 100 presentations. His research interests include ovarian cancer and palliative care.

Dr. Thomas H. Tarter heads the Section of Urologic Oncology within the Division of Urology at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine. Dr. Tarter earned his PhD degree at the Oregon Health Sciences University School of Medicine, where he studied the interactions of the male reproductive system with the immune system. As a graduate student, he won the New Investigator Award of the American Society of Andrology. He continued his studies as a fellow at the Population Council Center for Biomedical Research on the campus of the prestigious Rockefeller University in New York City.

Dr. Tarter attended medical school at the Albany Medical College. After medical school, he completed residency in Urology at the University of Southern California, where he was trained in urologic oncology. Dr. Tarter has practiced urologic surgery in Central Illinois for the past five years with the Carle Clinic Association, where he established a reputation for bladder reconstruction after surgery for bladder cancer, and where he co-founded an interdisciplinary Prostate Cancer Center. Dr. Tarter has received numerous awards for teaching excellence at SIU and published his original, peer-reviewed research in such journals as Journal of Urology, Journal of Andrology, Archives of Andrology, and Biology of Reproduction.

Dr. Rhonda L. Johnson is an assistant professor of psychiatry at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine and chief of the oncology patient and family supportive services division for the Simmons Cooper Cancer Institute at SIU. Johnson previously was an assistant clinical professor of gynecologic oncology at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center (OHSC) in Oklahoma City and a psychologist at the Oklahoma Cancer Institute (2002-08). She completed a one-year fellowship at OHSC (2002) and earned her doctoral degree in counseling psychology from Oklahoma State University (OSU) in Stillwater (2001). She completed her master's degree at the University of Central Oklahoma in Edmond (1997) and her bachelor's at OSU (1975). Johnson has authored more than 15 professional articles and has served as an ad hoc reviewer for Cancer.

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Table of Contents

Section I: Biological Components, Medical Care, and Special Considerations

Chapter 1: Neuropsychology and Cancer

Chapter 2: Foundations of Oncology and Cancer

Chapter 3: Cancers of the Urological System

Chapter 4: Breast Cancer

Chapter 5: Gynecological Cancers

Chapter 6: Colorectal Cancers

Chapter 7: Head and Neck Cancers

Chapter 8: Lung and Medialstinum Cancers

Chapter 9: Melanoma & Skin Cancer

Chapter 10: Blood-based and other Cancers

Chapter 11: Musculoskeletal Cancers

Chapter 12: Comorbid Medical Issues

Chapter 13: Medical Oncology

Chapter 14: Radiation Oncology

Chapter 15: Cancers of Childhood: Biology and Forms

Chapter 16: Brain Metastases and Tumors

Chapter 17: Neuroimaging in Cancer

Section II: Neuropsychological Impact

Chapter 18: Attention and Executive Functioning

Chapter 19: Memory and Learning

Chapter 20: Language Functioning

Chapter 21: Visuospatial Functioning

Chapter 22: Sensory-Motor Functioning

Chapter 23: Emotional, Behavioral and Social Functioning

Chapter 24: Childhood Cancers: Neurological Development and Integrity

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