Treating Post Chemotherapy Symptoms with Neurofeedback

Robert Earl Longo, David Helfand

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Treatment for cancer often involves surgery, chemotherapy, and/or radiation. As a result of these interventions, studies have found that patients often experience prolonged side effects posttreatment. This case study focuses on a 62-year-old woman who was diagnosed with breast cancer and underwent surgery and chemotherapy. The patient was treated with 30 sessions of neurofeedback over the course of 2 weeks. Utilizing a combination of three different neurofeedback protocols, the patient reported significant improvements in cognitive and physical functioning.


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Neurofeedback, Cancer, Chemotherapy, Case Study

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.15540/nr.3.2.92

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