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Aging Studies Associate Professor Part of USF Team Studying Chemotherapy-Induced Cognitive Impairment

Aging Studies Associate Professor Part of USF Team Studying Chemotherapy-Induced Cognitive Impairment
Hongdao Meng, PhD, will be a member of a team of researchers from USF Health and Moffitt Cancer Center that received more than $2.8 million from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) to study memory and concentration among breast cancer survivors using a meditation-based stress reduction intervention. During the five-year study, the researchers will evaluate mindfulness-based stress reduction for breast cancer (MBSR (BC)) to determine if the intervention improves objective and subjective cognitive functioning among breast cancer survivors. This non-pharmacological stress reduction program involves group interaction and practice techniques, including sitting and walking meditation, yoga and body scan. Read more...