Neuroblastoma—remembering the three physicians who described it a century ago: James Homer Wright, William Pepper, and Robert Hutchison

@article{Rothenberg2008NeuroblastomarememberingTT,
  title={Neuroblastoma—remembering the three physicians who described it a century ago: James Homer Wright, William Pepper, and Robert Hutchison},
  author={Alexis B. Rothenberg and Walter E. Berdon and Giulio J D'angio and Darrell J. Yamashiro and Robert A. Cowles},
  journal={Pediatric Radiology},
  year={2008},
  volume={39},
  pages={155-160}
}
Neuroblastoma is often widespread at the time of diagnosis. Three physicians between 1900 and 1910 played an important role in the pathologic definition of neuroblastoma and its route of spread in relation to the age of the patient. These findings eventually led to the advances in treatment and decreased morbidity of today. In 1910 James Homer Wright was the first to recognize the tumor as being of primitive neural cell origin, calling it neuroblastoma and emphasizing the bundle of cells termed… Expand
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