Growth in children with poor-risk neuroblastoma after regimens with or without total body irradiation in preparation for autologous bone marrow transplantation


Impaired growth after TBI prior to BMT has been a constant finding in children with leukemia. The growth of poor-risk neuroblastoma (NBL) survivors treated with myeloablative preparative regimens and ABMT at the Hospital for Children and Adolescents, University of Helsinki, since 1982 is reported. Two separate groups were analyzed: (1) The TBI− patients (n… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/sj.bmt.1702021


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