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Cancer incidence among children in France, 1990-1999.
BACKGROUND Cancer is the second most important cause of death for children aged less than 15 years in France, unintentional injuries being the leading cause. The aim of the present study was toExpand
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Uncontrolled-rate freezing and storage at -80 degrees C, with only 3.5-percent DMSO in cryoprotective solution for 109 autologous peripheral blood progenitor cell transplantations.
BACKGROUND Although controlled-rate freezing and storage in liquid nitrogen are the standard procedure for peripheral blood progenitor cell (PBPC) cryopreservation, uncontrolled-rate freezing andExpand
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Late effects of allogeneic bone marrow transplantation for children with acute myeloblastic leukemia in first complete remission: the impact of conditioning regimen without total-body irradiation--a
PURPOSE To evaluate growth, thyroid function, puberty, cardiac function, and the incidence of cataracts in children who received allogeneic bone marrow transplantation (BMT) for acute myeloblasticExpand
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A French cohort of childhood leukemia survivors: impact of hematopoietic stem cell transplantation on health status and quality of life.
The late effects and quality of life (QoL) in childhood acute leukemia survivors were compared between hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT) recipients and patients who underwentExpand
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Juvenile granulosa cell tumor of the ovary in children: a clinical study of 15 cases.
Juvenile granulosa cell tumor (JGCT) in children accounted for 12% of all ovarian tumors treated in the Institut Gustave-Roussy (IGR) Pediatric Department from 1967 to 1985. The median age of the 15Expand
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Symptomatic osteonecrosis in childhood leukemia survivors: prevalence, risk factors and impact on quality of life in adulthood
Corticosteroid can induce osteonecrosis in children with leukemia. Few studies have been designed to assess the influence of a wide range of cumulative steroid dose on this side effect. Prevalence,Expand
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Radiotherapy followed by high dose busulfan and thiotepa
The role of high dose chemotherapy (HDC) in patients with pediatric brain tumors currently is ill‐defined. The purpose of this pilot study was to assess the feasibility and the benefit of HDC afterExpand
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Photopheresis in pediatric graft-versus-host disease after allogeneic marrow transplantation: clinical practice guidelines based on field experience and review of the literature.
BACKGROUND Extracorporeal photochemotherapy (ECP) gives positive results in the management of graft-versus-host disease (GVHD), but in children, specific difficulties can outweigh this benefit. TheseExpand
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Lymphocyte-predominant Hodgkin's lymphoma in children: therapeutic abstention after initial lymph node resection--a Study of the French Society of Pediatric Oncology.
PURPOSE To clarify treatment strategy for lymphocyte-predominant Hodgkin's lymphoma (LPHL), the French Society of Pediatric Oncology initiated a prospective, nonrandomized study in 1988. PatientsExpand
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Weight-based strategy of dose administration in children using intravenous busulfan: clinical and pharmacokinetic results.
BACKGROUND A prospective clinical trial was performed in order to validate the pharmacokinetic (PK) and clinical benefits of a new dosing schedule of intravenous busulfan (IV Bu) in children. Expand
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