Special Issue "Pediatric Surgical Oncology"

A special issue of Children (ISSN 2227-9067). This special issue belongs to the section "Pediatric Surgery".

Deadline for manuscript submissions: 30 September 2018

Special Issue Editor

Guest Editor
Dr. Harold N. Lovvorn III

Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt, 2200 Children's Way Suite 2125, Nashville, TN 37232, USA
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Interests: Wilms tumor; hepatoblastoma; cancer health disparities in children

Special Issue Information

This Special Issue of the journal, Children, will highlight the biology of different embryonal tumors and how these factors stratify risk and treatment algorithms. Innovative surgical approaches for unique oncologic problems encountered will also be emphasized.

Dr. Harold N. Lovvorn III
Guest Editor

Manuscript Submission Information

Manuscripts should be submitted online at www.mdpi.com by registering and logging in to this website. Once you are registered, click here to go to the submission form. Manuscripts can be submitted until the deadline. All papers will be peer-reviewed. Accepted papers will be published continuously in the journal (as soon as accepted) and will be listed together on the special issue website. Research articles, review articles as well as short communications are invited. For planned papers, a title and short abstract (about 100 words) can be sent to the Editorial Office for announcement on this website.

Submitted manuscripts should not have been published previously, nor be under consideration for publication elsewhere (except conference proceedings papers). All manuscripts are thoroughly refereed through a single-blind peer-review process. A guide for authors and other relevant information for submission of manuscripts is available on the Instructions for Authors page. Children is an international peer-reviewed open access monthly journal published by MDPI.

Please visit the Instructions for Authors page before submitting a manuscript. The Article Processing Charge (APC) for publication in this open access journal is 550 CHF (Swiss Francs). Submitted papers should be well formatted and use good English. Authors may use MDPI's English editing service prior to publication or during author revisions.


  • neuroblastoma
  • Wilms tumor
  • hepatoblastoma
  • osteosarcoma
  • Ewing sarcoma
  • rhabdomyosarcoma
  • nephron-sparing surgery
  • laparoscopy for pediatric solid tumors

Published Papers

This special issue is now open for submission.
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