Pediatric Trials

Neuropsychological and Behavioral Testing in Younger Patients With Cancer

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.

Stanford is currently accepting patients for this trial.

Lead Sponsor:

Children's Oncology Group

Collaborator: National Cancer Institute (NCI)

Stanford Investigator(s):

Intervention(s):

  • Procedure: Cognitive Assessment
  • Other: Quality-of-Life Assessment
  • Other: Questionnaire Administration

Eligibility


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 language skills in English, French, or
   Spanish; if a patient meets these criteria but the parent/guardian speaks a language
   other than English, French, or Spanish, the patient may still be enrolled and tested,
   and the parent-report measures should be omitted

   - All patients and/or their parents or legal guardians must sign a written informed
   consent

   - All institutional, Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and National Cancer Institute
   (NCI) requirements for human studies must be met

Exclusion Criteria:

   - Patients with a history of moderate to profound intellectual disability (i.e.
   intelligence quotient [IQ] =< 55) 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

Ages Eligible for Study

1 Month - 21 Years

Genders Eligible for Study

All

Now accepting new patients

Contact Information

Stanford University
School of Medicine
300 Pasteur Drive
Stanford, CA 94305
Christina Baggott
650-497-7659
Recruiting