Gordon M Vujanic

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BACKGROUND Recent Wilms' tumor (WT) trials and studies have tried to determine the minimal therapy needed for cure. The goal was survival without morbidity. PATIENTS AND METHODS From January 1989 to March 1994 the German Society of Pediatric Oncology and Hematology registered 440 patients (median age 2.9 years; 231 male, 209 female) with WTs (preoperative(More)
Cardiac tumours are benign or malignant neoplasms arising primarily in the inner lining, muscle layer, or the surrounding pericardium of the heart. They can be primary or metastatic. Primary cardiac tumours are rare in paediatric practice with a prevalence of 0.0017 to 0.28 in autopsy series. In contrast, the incidence of cardiac tumours during foetal life(More)
BACKGROUND Clear cell sarcoma of the kidney (CCSK) is an uncommon paediatric renal tumour. Relapses occur in about 15% of the patients. Since detailed clinical information on relapsed CCSK is scarce, the current study aims to describe outcome of patients with relapsed CCSK treated according to recent European protocols. PATIENTS AND METHODS We analysed(More)
The aims of the UKW2 study were: (1) to further refine treatment for stage I and II favourable histology (FH) patients; (2) to consolidate the UKW1 results for stage III FH patients; (3) to improve the outlook for patients with inoperable primary tumours and those patients with stage IV and unfavourable histology disease. Treatment consisted of primary(More)
We report a case of a non-Hodgkin's lymphoma of the uterus and central nervous system in an 8-year-old female. The neurologic signs included blurred vision, neck stiffness, and walking difficulties but no abdominal problems. She deteriorated further, and repeated lumbar punctures revealed the presence of malignant cells in the cerebrospinal fluid. A(More)
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