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DNA methylation-based classification of central nervous system tumours
Accurate pathological diagnosis is crucial for optimal management of patients with cancer. For the approximately 100 known tumour types of the central nervous system, standardization of the… Expand
Germ-cell tumors in childhood and adolescence
Summary In mature and immature teratoma the treatment is surgical. The risk of recurrence can be estimated from the parameters primary site (with the coccygeal tumors being most at risk),… Expand
Teratomas in infancy and childhood.
BACKGROUND AND PROCEDURE Outcomes in children with teratomas collected between October 1982 and December 1995 in cooperative protocols of the German Society of Pediatric Oncology and Hematology… Expand
Intracranial germ cell tumors: a comprehensive update of the European data.
Intracranial germ cell tumors are rare tumor entities in childhood and adolescents. Extra- and intracranial germ cell tumors are identical in their histologic pattern and occur in preferential… Expand
Methotrexate, Doxorubicin, and Cisplatin (MAP) Plus Maintenance Pegylated Interferon Alfa-2b Versus MAP Alone in Patients With Resectable High-Grade Osteosarcoma and Good Histologic Response to…
- S. Bielack, S. Smeland, +46 authors M. Bernstein
- Journal of clinical oncology : official journal…
- 1 June 2015
Purpose EURAMOS-1, an international randomized controlled trial, investigated maintenance therapy with pegylated interferon alfa-2b (IFN-α-2b) in patients whose osteosarcoma showed good histologic… Expand
Sustaining innovation and improvement in the treatment of childhood cancer: lessons from high-income countries.
- K. Pritchard-Jones, R. Pieters, +5 authors E. Steliarova-Foucher
- The Lancet. Oncology
- 20 February 2013
Cancer in children and adolescents is rare and biologically very different from cancer in adults. It accounts for 1·4% of all cancers worldwide, although this proportion ranges from 0·5% in Europe to… Expand
Juvenile granulosa cell tumors of the ovary in children and adolescents: results from 33 patients registered in a prospective cooperative study.
Clinical and pathological data from 33 prospective registered patients who suffered from juvenile granulosa cell tumors (JGCT) were evaluated according to treatment and outcome. The median age at the… Expand
SIOP CNS GCT 96: final report of outcome of a prospective, multinational nonrandomized trial for children and adults with intracranial germinoma, comparing craniospinal irradiation alone with…
BACKGROUND We conducted a nonrandomized international study for intracranial germinoma that compared chemotherapy followed by local radiotherapy with reduced-dose craniospinal irradiation (CSI)… Expand
Quality of survival assessment in European childhood brain tumour trials, for children aged 5 years and over.
- J. Limond, K. Bull, G. Calaminus, C. Kennedy, H. Spoudeas, M. Chevignard
- European journal of paediatric neurology : EJPN…
- 1 March 2015
INTRODUCTION There is increasing recognition of the long-term sequelae of brain tumours treated in childhood. Five year survival rates now exceed 75% and assessing the quality of survival (QoS) in… Expand
Outcome of patients with intracranial non-germinomatous germ cell tumors—lessons from the SIOP-CNS-GCT-96 trial
Background Following promising results to increase survival and reduce treatment burden in intracranial non-germinomatous germ cell tumors (NGGCTs), we conducted a European study using dose-intense… Expand