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Educational Objectives

At the conclusion of the 12th International Conference on Long-Term Complications of Treatment of Children and Adolescents for Cancer, participants should be able to:

• Describe the relationship between cognitive function, education and earning potential

• Discuss the structural and organizational development of the brain

• Explain the relationships between neurotransmitters and learning

• Identify the relationship between visual-spatial perception and mathematics

• Define the relationship between auditory-language perception and reading

• Describe the use of magnetic resonance imaging for evaluation of cognitive function

• Explain the use of activity interventions for cognitive problems

• List pharmacological interventions for cognitive problems

• Tell the use of exercise interventions and cognitive function



Participants will include, but are not limited to, US and international practitioners involved in the interdisciplinary fields of medicine, surgery, pediatric hematology/oncology, radiation oncology, counseling, clinical research and other health care professionals