Histological features of primary tumors after induction or high-dose chemotherapy in high-risk neuroblastoma

@article{Hishiki2014HistologicalFO,
  title={Histological features of primary tumors after induction or high-dose chemotherapy in high-risk neuroblastoma},
  author={Tomoro Hishiki and Hiroshi Horie and Yasuyuki Higashimoto and Katsumi Yotsumoto and Shugo Komatsu and Yuri Okimoto and Harumi Kakuda and Yuichi Taneyama and Takeshi Saito and Keita Terui and Tetsuya Mitsunaga and Mitsuyuki Nakata and Hidemasa Ochiai and Moeko Hino and Kumiko Ando and Hideo Yoshida and Jun Iwai},
  journal={Pediatric Surgery International},
  year={2014},
  volume={30},
  pages={919-926}
}
In the recent years in Japan, an increasing number of patients with neuroblastoma (NB) are being treated by the “delayed local treatment (DL)” policy, undergoing surgery after the completion of high-dose chemotherapy with hematopoietic stem cell rescue (HDC). We reviewed the histopathological findings of second-look operations, including those of patients treated with DL. From 1998 to 2013, 26 patients with high-risk NB underwent radical operation following chemotherapy. Surgery was performed… CONTINUE READING