Pediatric Blood & Cancer

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June 2008

Volume 50, Issue 6

Pages 1121–1301

  1. Tribute

    1. Top of page
    2. Tribute
    3. Highlights
    4. Research Articles
    5. Brief Reports
    6. Letters to the Editor
    7. Meeting Reports
    8. Erratum
  2. Highlights

    1. Top of page
    2. Tribute
    3. Highlights
    4. Research Articles
    5. Brief Reports
    6. Letters to the Editor
    7. Meeting Reports
    8. Erratum
  3. Research Articles

    1. Top of page
    2. Tribute
    3. Highlights
    4. Research Articles
    5. Brief Reports
    6. Letters to the Editor
    7. Meeting Reports
    8. Erratum
    1. Characteristics and survival of 750 children diagnosed with a renal tumor in the first seven months of life: A collaborative study by the SIOP/GPOH/SFOP, NWTSG, and UKCCSG Wilms tumor study groups (pages 1130–1134)

      Marry M. van den Heuvel-Eibrink, Paul Grundy, Norbert Graf, Kathy Pritchard-Jones, Christophe Bergeron, Catherine Patte, Harm van Tinteren, Annie Rey, Carolyn Langford, Jim R. Anderson and Jan de Kraker

      Article first published online: 19 DEC 2007 | DOI: 10.1002/pbc.21389

    2. Wilms tumour in Sudan (pages 1135–1137)

      Dafalla O. Abuidris, Mohammed E. Elimam, Faisal M. Nugud, Elgaili M. Elgaili, Mohamed E. Ahmed and Ramandeep S. Arora

      Article first published online: 2 APR 2008 | DOI: 10.1002/pbc.21547

    3. Treatment of B-cell lymphoma with LMB modified protocols in Africa—report of the French-African Pediatric Oncology Group (GFAOP) (pages 1138–1142)

      Mhamed Harif, Sihem Barsaoui, Said Benchekroun, Rachid Bouhas, Pierre Doumbé, Mohammed Khattab, Yasmina Ladjaj, Claude Moreira, Fouzia Msefer-Alaoui, Catherine Patte, Gervais Rakotonirina, Martine Raphael, Marie-Anne Raquin and Jean Lemerle

      Article first published online: 22 JAN 2008 | DOI: 10.1002/pbc.21452

    4. Transfer of complex frontline anticancer therapy to a developing country: The St. Jude osteosarcoma experience in Chile (pages 1143–1146)

      Gaston K. Rivera, Juan Quintana, Milena Villarroel, Victor M. Santana, Carlos Rodriguez-Galindo, Michael D. Neel, George Velez, Raul C. Ribeiro and Najat C. Daw

      Article first published online: 17 DEC 2007 | DOI: 10.1002/pbc.21444

    5. Pulmonary nodules discovered during the initial evaluation of pediatric patients with bone and soft-tissue sarcoma (pages 1147–1153)

      Michael J. Absalon, M. Beth McCarville, Tiebin Liu, Victor M. Santana, Najat C. Daw and Fariba Navid

      Article first published online: 25 FEB 2008 | DOI: 10.1002/pbc.21454

    6. Improved survival for children with parameningeal rhabdomyosarcoma: Results from the AIEOP soft tissue sarcoma committee (pages 1154–1158)

      Gianni Bisogno, Costanza De Rossi, Yéssika Gamboa, Guido Sotti, Andrea Ferrari, Sandro Dallorso, Alberto Donfrancesco, Giovanni Cecchetto, Milena Calderone, Lorenza Gandola, Angelo Rosolen and Modesto Carli

      Article first published online: 25 FEB 2008 | DOI: 10.1002/pbc.21527

    7. UICC-2002 TNM classification is not suitable for differentiated thyroid cancer in children and adolescents (pages 1159–1162)

      Prasad T. Oommen, Annika Romahn, Tobias Linden, Michael C. Frühwald and Peter Bucsky

      Article first published online: 31 OCT 2007 | DOI: 10.1002/pbc.21385

    8. Brain-sparing radiotherapy for neuroblastoma skull metastases (pages 1163–1168)

      Suzanne L. Wolden, Christopher A. Barker, Brian H. Kushner, Haritha Bodduluri, Cesar Della-Biancia, Kim Kramer, Shakeel Modak and Nai-Kong V. Cheung

      Article first published online: 31 OCT 2007 | DOI: 10.1002/pbc.21384

    9. Outcome of children less than three years old at diagnosis with non-metastatic medulloblastoma treated with chemotherapy on the “Head Start” I and II protocols (pages 1169–1175)

      Girish Dhall, Howard Grodman, Lingyun Ji, Stephen Sands, Sharon Gardner, Ira J. Dunkel, Geoffrey B. McCowage, Blanca Diez, Jeffrey C. Allen, Anjali Gopalan, Albert S. Cornelius, Amanda Termuhlen, Minnie Abromowitch, Richard Sposto and Jonathan L. Finlay

      Article first published online: 21 FEB 2008 | DOI: 10.1002/pbc.21525

    10. Initial testing (stage 1) of the BH3 mimetic ABT-263 by the pediatric preclinical testing program (pages 1181–1189)

      Richard Lock, Hernan Carol, Peter J. Houghton, Christopher L. Morton, E. Anders Kolb, Richard Gorlick, C. Patrick Reynolds, John M. Maris, Stephen T. Keir, Jianrong Wu and Malcolm A. Smith

      Article first published online: 17 DEC 2007 | DOI: 10.1002/pbc.21433

    11. Initial testing (stage 1) of a monoclonal antibody (SCH 717454) against the IGF-1 receptor by the pediatric preclinical testing program (pages 1190–1197)

      E. Anders Kolb, Richard Gorlick, Peter J. Houghton, Christopher L. Morton, Richard Lock, Hernan Carol, C. Patrick Reynolds, John M. Maris, Stephen T. Keir, Catherine A. Billups and Malcolm A. Smith

      Article first published online: 7 FEB 2008 | DOI: 10.1002/pbc.21450

    12. Initial testing of dasatinib by the pediatric preclinical testing program (pages 1198–1206)

      E. Anders Kolb, Richard Gorlick, Peter J. Houghton, Christopher L. Morton, Richard B. Lock, Mayamin Tajbakhsh, C. Patrick Reynolds, John M. Maris, Stephen T. Keir, Catherine A. Billups and Malcolm A. Smith

      Article first published online: 3 OCT 2007 | DOI: 10.1002/pbc.21368

    13. Diabetic ketoacidosis during therapy for pediatric acute lymphoblastic leukemia (pages 1207–1212)

      Jessica R. Roberson, Sailaja Raju, John Shelso, Ching-Hon Pui and Scott C. Howard

      Article first published online: 11 FEB 2008 | DOI: 10.1002/pbc.21505

    14. A population-based observational study of dental caries among survivors of childhood cancer (pages 1221–1226)

      Pia Wogelius, Göran Dahllöf, Anders Gorst-Rasmussen, Henrik Toft Sørensen, Steen Rosthøj and Sven Poulsen

      Article first published online: 13 FEB 2008 | DOI: 10.1002/pbc.21464

    15. Highly elevated ferritin levels and the diagnosis of hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis (pages 1227–1235)

      Carl E. Allen, Xiaoying Yu, Claudia A. Kozinetz and Kenneth L. McClain

      Article first published online: 17 DEC 2007 | DOI: 10.1002/pbc.21423

    16. Short-term follow-up of patients with sickle cell disease and albuminuria (pages 1236–1239)

      Ofelia Alvarez, Gabriela Lopez-Mitnik and Gaston Zilleruelo

      Article first published online: 21 FEB 2008 | DOI: 10.1002/pbc.21520

    17. A prospective longitudinal multicenter study of coagulation in pediatric patients undergoing allogeneic stem cell transplantation (pages 1240–1246)

      Leonardo R. Brandão, Morris Kletzel, Farid Boulad, Joanne Kurtzberg, Kelly Maloney, Igal Fligman, Cristina P. Sison and Donna DiMichele

      Article first published online: 13 FEB 2008 | DOI: 10.1002/pbc.21473

    18. Leukocyte transfusions revisited: Stem cell graft stimulation in graft failure (pages 1247–1252)

      Mervi Taskinen, Kimmo Talvensaari, Liisa Hovi, Kim Vettenranta and Ulla M. Saarinen-Pihkala

      Article first published online: 21 FEB 2008 | DOI: 10.1002/pbc.21526

    19. Attention mediates radiation's impact on daily living skills in children treated for brain tumors (pages 1253–1257)

      Aimilia Papazoglou, Tricia Z. King, Robin D. Morris, Mary K. Morris and Nicolas S. Krawiecki

      Article first published online: 7 FEB 2008 | DOI: 10.1002/pbc.21495

  4. Brief Reports

    1. Top of page
    2. Tribute
    3. Highlights
    4. Research Articles
    5. Brief Reports
    6. Letters to the Editor
    7. Meeting Reports
    8. Erratum
    1. Myelofibrosis in a patient with familial hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis (pages 1260–1262)

      Gregory K. Friedman, Yuki Hammers, Vishnu Reddy and Joseph G. Pressey

      Article first published online: 5 FEB 2008 | DOI: 10.1002/pbc.21434

    2. Congenital amegakaryocytic thrombocytopenia: The diagnostic importance of combining pathology with molecular genetics (pages 1263–1265)

      Melissa J. Rose, Kathleen K. Nicol, Micah A. Skeens, Thomas G. Gross and Bryce A. Kerlin

      Article first published online: 31 JAN 2008 | DOI: 10.1002/pbc.21453

    3. Hyperleukocytosis from arsenic trioxide (pages 1265–1267)

      Michael Levy, Marcia M. Wofford, Bayard L. Powell and Thomas W. McLean

      Article first published online: 25 FEB 2008 | DOI: 10.1002/pbc.21532

    4. Café-au-lait macules and pediatric malignancy caused by biallelic mutations in the DNA mismatch repair (MMR) gene PMS2 (pages 1268–1270)

      Carl-Christian Jackson, Spring Holter, Aaron Pollett, Mark Clendenning, Shirley Chou, Leigha Senter, Raveena Ramphal, Steven Gallinger and Kym Boycott

      Article first published online: 13 FEB 2008 | DOI: 10.1002/pbc.21514

    5. Transient sialoadenitis: A complication of 131I-metaiodobenzylguanidine therapy (pages 1271–1273)

      Shakeel Modak, Neeta Pandit-Taskar, Brian H. Kushner, Kim Kramer, Peter Smith-Jones, Steven Larson and Nai-Kong V. Cheung

      Article first published online: 31 OCT 2007 | DOI: 10.1002/pbc.21391

    6. Hepatoblastoma in a Noonan syndrome patient with a PTPN11 mutation (pages 1274–1276)

      Rie Yoshida, Tsutomu Ogata, Nobuhide Masawa and Toshiro Nagai

      Article first published online: 5 FEB 2008 | DOI: 10.1002/pbc.21509

    7. Successful treatment for advanced small cell carcinoma of the ovary (pages 1276–1277)

      Anne Christin, Catherine Lhomme, Dominique Valteau-Couanet, Marie Dubrel and Olivier Hartmann

      Article first published online: 21 FEB 2008 | DOI: 10.1002/pbc.21515

    8. Appendicitis in immunosuppressed children: Still a diagnostic and therapeutic dilemma? (pages 1282–1283)

      Chan-Hon Chui, Mei-Yoke Chan, Ah-Moy Tan, Yee Low, Te-Lu Yap and Anette S. Jacobsen

      Article first published online: 27 FEB 2008 | DOI: 10.1002/pbc.21554

    9. Fungal infection by Paracoccidioides brasiliensis mimicking bone tumor (pages 1284–1286)

      Elvis Terci Valera, Bianca Maria Mori, Edgard Eduard Engel, Igor Santos Costa, Daniel Ferraciolli Brandão, Marcello Henrique Nogueira-Barbosa, Rosane Gomes de Paula Queiroz, Vanessa da Silva Silveira, Carlos Alberto Scrideli and Luiz Gonzaga Tone

      Article first published online: 11 FEB 2008 | DOI: 10.1002/pbc.21499

  5. Letters to the Editor

    1. Top of page
    2. Tribute
    3. Highlights
    4. Research Articles
    5. Brief Reports
    6. Letters to the Editor
    7. Meeting Reports
    8. Erratum
    1. Commonly used prognostic scoring systems are not adequate to predict the outcome of papillary microcarcinomas of the thyroid (pages 1288–1289)

      Laura Sterian Ward, Flavia Oliveira Facuri Valente, Priscilla Pereira Costa de Araujo, Alfio Jose Tincani and Ligia Vera Montalli Assumpcao

      Article first published online: 3 MAR 2008 | DOI: 10.1002/pbc.21540

    2. Antidepressants in pediatric oncology (pages 1290–1291)

      Carlo Alfredo Clerici, Fabio Simonetti, Maura Massimino and Franca Fossati-Bellani

      Article first published online: 25 FEB 2008 | DOI: 10.1002/pbc.21437

    3. Treatment of fetomaternal neonatal alloimmune thrombocytopenia with random platelets (pages 1293–1294)

      Tamam Bakchoul, Ulrich J. Sachs, Boris Wittekindt, Rolf Sclösser, Gregor Bein and Sentot Santoso

      Article first published online: 21 FEB 2008 | DOI: 10.1002/pbc.21531

  6. Meeting Reports

    1. Top of page
    2. Tribute
    3. Highlights
    4. Research Articles
    5. Brief Reports
    6. Letters to the Editor
    7. Meeting Reports
    8. Erratum
  7. Erratum

    1. Top of page
    2. Tribute
    3. Highlights
    4. Research Articles
    5. Brief Reports
    6. Letters to the Editor
    7. Meeting Reports
    8. Erratum
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