Offered by: Nemours Children's
Locations: Delaware Valley and Jacksonville, Orlando and Pensacola in Florida
A Randomized Open-Label Trial of Caspofungin Versus Fluconazole to Prevent Invasive Fungal Infections in Children Undergoing Chemotherapy for Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML)
To find out if using Caspofungin will be better than current standard antifungal drug, fluconazole, at preventing invasive fungal infections in children receiving chemotherapy treatment for AML.
Children who are being treated with chemotherapy for Acute Myeloid Leukemia.
The length of time your child will be treated on this study will be determined by the length of his or her chemotherapy treatment. Before your child takes part in this study, he or she will first get cancer treatment for AML that includes the use of chemotherapy.
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