The Relationship Between Nutrition and Cognitive Function in Middle Aged Breast Cancer Patients in Eastern India
Arunima Datta1, Shrenik Ostwal2*, Sanchari Roy3 & Subpiramaniyam Sivakumar4
1Clinical Psychologist, Dept. of Psychology, Apollo Clinic, Kolkata, West Bengal, India
2Consultant, Dept of Pain and Palliative Medicine, Narayana Super Speciality Hospital, Howrah, West Bengal, India
3Department of Psychiatry, Calcutta National Medical College and Hospital, Kolkata, West Bengal, India
4Associate Professor, Dept of Bioenvironmental Energy, College of Natural Resource & Life Science, Pusan National University, Miryang-si, Republic of Korea, South Korea
Dr. Shrenik Ostwal, Consultant, Dept. of Pain and Palliative Medicine, Narayana Super Speciality Hospital, Howrah, West Bengal, India.
Keywords: Breast Cancer; Cognitive Function; Nutrition
Adequate nutritional status is necessary to optimize brain function and prevent cognitive decline. Studies have established relationship between cognitive decline and nutritional assessment in older patients with cancer. But, no study so far has investigated the interaction between cognitive disruption and nutritional level in middle age cancer patients who are undergoing chemotherapy therapy.
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