RATIONALE: Acupressure wristbands may prevent or reduce nausea and caused by chemotherapy. It is not yet known whether standard care is more effective with or without acupressure wristbands in controlling acute and delayed nausea. PURPOSE: This randomized phase III trial is studying how well acupressure wristbands work with or without standard care in controlling nausea in young patients receiving highly emetogenic chemotherapy.
Real Acupressure Band, Placebo Acupressure Band
Central Nervous System Tumor, Pediatric, Chemotherapy-induced Nausea and Vomiting, Unspecified Childhood Solid Tumor, Protocol Specific