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Ages Eligible for Study:
55 Years and older (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
Men and women over the age of 55 newly diagnosed with lung, breast, colon or rectal cancer, and with an anticipated life expectancy of at least 2 years for breast cancer patients,1 year for patients with lung cancer, and 2 years for patients with colon or rectal cancer. There is no upper age limit for participation in this study.
Willing to do memory testing
Willing to participate in activities of daily living assessment
Can use a cane or walker
Willing to complete a balance performance assessment, if able.
Currently receiving treatment for cancer.
Has a previous history of brain cancer
Significant neurological disease other than AD that might affect cognitive function, such as stroke, Parkinson's disease, multiple sclerosis, or serious traumatic brain injury.