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QOL-23. ASSESSING THE IMPACT OF METHYLPHENIDATE ON LATE COGNITIVE EFFECTS IN PAEDIATRIC BRAIN TUMOUR SURVIVORS: A SERVICE-BASED EVALUATION
OBJECTIVE One of the most disabling side effects of treatment in survivors of brain tumours is the resultant reduction in level of processing speed and attention. This study aimed to evaluate intellectual and psychological benefit of short-acting methylphenidate to survivors of brain tumour. METHODS Paediatric BT patients attending a UK specialist treatment centre received assessment of cognitive performance. All patients identified with attentional difficulties were screened fordoi:10.1093/neuonc/noaa222.685 fatcat:c4g2ovnadjht3mbe6ouizezg5a