19. Rare Tumors

  1. Edward J. Estlin BSc (Hons), PhD, MRCP, FRCPCH Macmillan Consultant3,
  2. Richard J. Gilbertson B.Med.Sci (Hons), MRCP, PhD Director4 and
  3. Robert F. Wynn BA, MD, MRCP, FRCPath Consultant Paediatric Haematologist Programme Director5
  1. Bernadette Brennan MBChB, FRCPCH, MD Consultant Paediatric Oncologist1 and
  2. Charles Stiller MSc Senior Research Fellow2

Published Online: 4 SEP 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444315134.ch19

Pediatric Hematology and Oncology

Pediatric Hematology and Oncology

How to Cite

Brennan, B. and Stiller, C. (2010) Rare Tumors, in Pediatric Hematology and Oncology (eds E. J. Estlin, R. J. Gilbertson and R. F. Wynn), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444315134.ch19

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Department of Pediatric Oncology, Royal Manchester Children's Hospital, Manchester, UK

  2. 4

    Molecular Clinical Trials Core, Departments of Developmental Neurobiology and Oncology, St Jude Children's Research Hospital, Memphis, TN, USA

  3. 5

    Blood and Marrow Transplant Unit, Royal Manchester Children's Hospital, Manchester, UK

Author Information

  1. 1

    Royal Manchester Children's Hospital, Manchester, UK

  2. 2

    Childhood Cancer Research Group, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 4 SEP 2010
  2. Published Print: 1 OCT 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405153508

Online ISBN: 9781444315134



  • Rare Tumors;
  • Children's Cancer & Leukaemia Group (CCLG);
  • central nervous system (CNS);
  • Epstein-Barr virus (EBV);
  • The tumor, node, metastasis (TNM);
  • Computed tomography (CT)/magnetic resonance imagery (MRI);
  • Nasopharyngeal carcinoma;
  • Pleuropulmonary blastoma;
  • Exracranial rhabdoid tumors;
  • Adrenocortical carcinoma


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Nasopharyngeal carcinoma (Box 19.1)

  • Pleuropulmonary blastoma

  • Exracranial rhabdoid tumors (Box 19.4)

  • Adrenocortical carcinoma

  • Acknowledgments

  • References