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Neuroblastoma: Tumor Biology and Its Implications for Staging and Treatment

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Department of Surgery, Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI 53226, USA
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Department of Surgery, Children’s Medical Center Dallas, UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX 75235, USA
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Children 2019, 6(1), 12; https://doi.org/10.3390/children6010012
Received: 5 December 2018 / Revised: 8 January 2019 / Accepted: 11 January 2019 / Published: 17 January 2019
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Pediatric Surgical Oncology)
Neuroblastoma, the most common extracranial solid tumor of childhood, has widely variable outcomes dependent on the specific biology of the tumor. In this review, current biologic principles that are used to stratify risk and guide treatment algorithms are discussed. The role for surgical resection in neuroblastoma is also reviewed, including the indications and timing of surgery within the greater treatment plan. View Full-Text
Keywords: neuroblastoma; oncology; pediatric; pathology; surgery neuroblastoma; oncology; pediatric; pathology; surgery
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Van Arendonk, K.J.; Chung, D.H. Neuroblastoma: Tumor Biology and Its Implications for Staging and Treatment. Children 2019, 6, 12. https://doi.org/10.3390/children6010012

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Van Arendonk KJ, Chung DH. Neuroblastoma: Tumor Biology and Its Implications for Staging and Treatment. Children. 2019; 6(1):12. https://doi.org/10.3390/children6010012

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Van Arendonk, Kyle J., and Dai H. Chung 2019. "Neuroblastoma: Tumor Biology and Its Implications for Staging and Treatment" Children 6, no. 1: 12. https://doi.org/10.3390/children6010012

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