Acupressure in Controlling Nausea in Young Patients Receiving Highly Emetogenic Chemotherapy

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.

Intervention

Real Acupressure Band, Placebo Acupressure Band

Condition

Central Nervous System Tumor, Pediatric, Chemotherapy-induced Nausea and Vomiting, Unspecified Childhood Solid Tumor, Protocol Specific

Investigators

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