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Neuropsychological and Behavioral Testing in Younger Patients With Cancer

Status: Recruiting
Phase: N/A
Diagnosis: Pediatric Brain Tumor
NCT ID: NCT00772200 (View complete trial on ClinicalTrials.gov)
DFCI Protocol ID: 08-363

 

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.

 

Conducting Institutions:
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Children's Hospital Boston, Massachusetts General Hospital

Overall PI:
Peter Manley, MD, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Site-responsible Investigators:

Contacts:
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute: Childrens Hospital Pediatric Clinical Translation Investigation Program CTIP, ctip@partners.org

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria: - The patient must be currently be enrolled or plan to be enrolled on a COG therapeutic study that aims to examine neuropsychological, social, emotional, and/or behavioral functioning - The patient must have receptive and expressive English language skills Exclusion Criteria: - Patients with a history of severe or profound mental retardation (i.e. intelligence quotient [IQ] =< 50) are not eligible for enrollment; PLEASE NOTE: Children with a prior history of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) or a specific learning disability (e.g. dyslexia) are eligible for this study
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