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First described in 1864 by the German physician Rudolf Virchow and later named in 1910 by James Homer Wright, neuroblastoma (NB) remains an enigma despite decades of research and clinical experience. NB is an incredibly heterogeneous tumor with a natural history that ranges from regression and complete resolution to progression with metastasis and eventual death. The outcomes for patients with low and intermediate risk neuroblastoma has improved, largely through the recognition of the significant therapy related complications and a subsequent reduction in therapy intensity, although the survival for high risk disease remains poor.
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Last updated: October 24, 2018
Stafman, Laura, and Ihab Halaweish. "Neuroblastoma." Pediatric Surgery NaT, American Pediatric Surgical Association, 2018. APSA Webapp, www.pedsurglibrary.com/apsa/view/Pediatric-Surgery-NaT/829120/all/Neuroblastoma.
Stafman L, Halaweish I. Neuroblastoma. In: Waldhausen J, Powell D, Hirschl R, eds. Pediatric Surgery NaT. American Pediatric Surgical Association; 2018. https://www.pedsurglibrary.com/apsa/view/Pediatric-Surgery-NaT/829120/all/Neuroblastoma. Accessed May 22, 2019.
Stafman, L., & Halaweish, I. (2018). Neuroblastoma. In Waldhausen, J., Powell, D., & Hirschl, R. (Eds.), Pediatric Surgery NaT. Available from https://www.pedsurglibrary.com/apsa/view/Pediatric-Surgery-NaT/829120/all/Neuroblastoma
Stafman L, Halaweish I. Neuroblastoma [Internet]. In: Waldhausen J, Powell D, Hirschl R, editors. Pediatric Surgery NaT. American Pediatric Surgical Association; 2018. [cited 2019 May 22]. Available from: https://www.pedsurglibrary.com/apsa/view/Pediatric-Surgery-NaT/829120/all/Neuroblastoma.
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