open to eligible people ages 1 month to 21 years
This research trial studies neuropsychological (learning, remembering or thinking) and behavioral testing in younger patients with cancer. Collecting information over time from a series of tests may help doctors develop effective tests to measure neuropsychological and behavioral function of patients with cancer.
Oakland, California and other locations
Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients
RATIONALE: Nicotine patches may reduce hand-foot syndrome in patients receiving capecitabine for metastatic breast cancer. It is not yet known which nicotine patch regimen may be more effective in reducing hand-foot syndrome.
PURPOSE: This randomized clinical trial is studying which schedule of using nicotine patches is more effective in reducing hand-foot syndrome in patients who are receiving capecitabine for metastatic breast cancer.
San Francisco, California