Chemotherapy-Induced Peripheral Neuropathy (CIPN)
CIPN is often described by survivors as numbness, tingling and pain in the hands and feet. This talk will focus on current knowledge about chemotherapy neuropathy and results from the presenters’ research. Topics to be discussed include: risk factors, prevention and treatment, and study results. At the conclusion, physical therapist Betty Smoot will review exercise and balance training, which is important for survivors with neuropathy in their feet.
Presenters: Chris Miaskowski, RN, PhD, principal investigator
Melissa Mazor, RN, PhD, research nurse
Betty Smoot, DPTSc, physical therapist