Myrle M. Stouten-Kemperman

MSc

20152018

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Background
A substantial group of patients that has received chemotherapy report cognitive complaints. These problems are corroborated by neuropsychological studies that show impairments in some patients. The exact nature and causes of these impairments, however, need further elucidation. Therefore, it is important to gain more insight in the influence of chemotherapy on the brain with state-of-the-art imaging techniques.

Purpose
To investigate the late effects of chemotherapy on neuropsychological performance, and MRI brain function and structure in patients that received standard-dose chemotherapy for breast cancer or testicular cancer compared to disease specific and healthy controls.

Specialisation

Neurotoxicity and brain imaging

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

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