Pediatric Blood & Cancer

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May 2014

Volume 61, Issue 5

Pages fi–fviii, 765–958

  1. Issue Information

    1. Top of page
    2. Issue Information
    3. Commentary
    4. Reviews
    5. Research Articles
    6. Brief Reports
    7. Letters to the Editor
    8. Erratum
    1. Issue Information (pages fi–fviii)

      Article first published online: 9 MAR 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/pbc.25038

  2. Commentary

    1. Top of page
    2. Issue Information
    3. Commentary
    4. Reviews
    5. Research Articles
    6. Brief Reports
    7. Letters to the Editor
    8. Erratum
    1. A diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma roadmap: Guiding research toward a cure (pages 765–767)

      Sandra E. Smith, John C. Waller, Isaiah A. Bingham, Danah M. Jewett, M. Simone Nsouli and John J. Mackintosh

      Article first published online: 30 JAN 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/pbc.24923

  3. Reviews

    1. Top of page
    2. Issue Information
    3. Commentary
    4. Reviews
    5. Research Articles
    6. Brief Reports
    7. Letters to the Editor
    8. Erratum
  4. Research Articles

    1. Top of page
    2. Issue Information
    3. Commentary
    4. Reviews
    5. Research Articles
    6. Brief Reports
    7. Letters to the Editor
    8. Erratum
    1. Oncology

      Identification of novel NOTCH1 mutations: Increasing our knowledge of the NOTCH signaling pathway (pages 788–796)

      L. Gallo Llorente, H. Luther, R. Schneppenheim, M. Zimmermann, M. Felice and M.A. Horstmann

      Article first published online: 19 NOV 2013 | DOI: 10.1002/pbc.24852

    2. Pharmacogenetically based dosing of thiopurines in childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia: Influence on cure rates and risk of second cancer (pages 797–802)

      Mette Levinsen, Elisabeth Ørskov Rotevatn, Susanne Rosthøj, Jacob Nersting, Jonas Abrahamsson, Malin Lindqvist Appell, Stein Bergan, Anne-Grete Bechensteen, Arja Harila-Saari, Mats Heyman, Olafur Gisli Jonsson, Jakob Bernhard Cohn Maxild, Mikko Niemi, Stefan Söderhäll, Kjeld Schmiegelow and for the Nordic Society of Paediatric Haematology, Oncology (NOPHO)

      Article first published online: 3 JAN 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/pbc.24921

    3. Treatment of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia in central America: A lower-middle income countries experience (pages 803–809)

      M. Navarrete, E. Rossi, E. Brivio, J.M. Carrillo, M. Bonilla, R. Vasquez, A. Peña, L. Fu, R. Martinez, C.M. Pacheco Espinoza, L.F. Baez Lacayo, H. Rodriguez, R. Batista, R. Barr, S.C. Howard, R.C. Ribeiro, G. Masera, A. Biondi, V. Conter and M.G. Valsecchi

      Article first published online: 24 DEC 2013 | DOI: 10.1002/pbc.24911

    4. Mitoxantrone as a substitute for daunorubicin during induction in newly diagnosed lymphoblastic leukemia and lymphoma (pages 810–814)

      Robert S. Nickel, Frank Keller, John Bergsagel, Todd Cooper, Marla Daves, Himalee Sabnis and Glen Lew

      Article first published online: 19 DEC 2013 | DOI: 10.1002/pbc.24892

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      Impact of chemoreduction for conservative therapy for retinoblastoma in Argentina (pages 821–826)

      Guillermo L. Chantada, Adriana C. Fandiño, Enrique Schvartzman, Elsa Raslawski, Paula Schaiquevich and Julio Manzitti

      Article first published online: 14 NOV 2013 | DOI: 10.1002/pbc.24857

    6. Childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia in Nicaragua: Long-term results in the context of an international cooperative program (pages 827–832)

      Carlos Pacheco, Giovanna Lucchini, Maria Grazia Valsecchi, Alberto Malta, Valentino Conter, Andronica Flores, Andrea Biondi, Gianni Tognoni, Mercedes Arguello, Franco Cavalli, Daniela Silvestri, Fulgencio Baez Lacayo and Giuseppe Masera

      Article first published online: 27 DEC 2013 | DOI: 10.1002/pbc.24871

    7. Phase 1 trial of temsirolimus in combination with irinotecan and temozolomide in children, adolescents and young adults with relapsed or refractory solid tumors: A children's oncology group study (pages 833–839)

      Rochelle Bagatell, Robin Norris, Ashish M. Ingle, Charlotte Ahern, Stephan Voss, Elizabeth Fox, Anthony R. Little, Brenda J. Weigel, Peter C. Adamson and Susan Blaney

      Article first published online: 19 NOV 2013 | DOI: 10.1002/pbc.24874

    8. High-dose chemotherapy with stem cell rescue in the primary treatment of metastatic and pelvic osteosarcoma: Final results of the ISG/SSG II study (pages 840–845)

      Kjetil Boye, Adalberto Brach Del Prever, Mikael Eriksson, Gunnar Sæter, Amelia Tienghi, Paula Lindholm, Franca Fagioli, Sigmund Skjeldal, Stefano Ferrari and Kirsten Sundby Hall

      Article first published online: 20 NOV 2013 | DOI: 10.1002/pbc.24868

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      Patient and hospital factors associated with induction mortality in acute lymphoblastic leukemia (pages 846–852)

      Alix E. Seif, Brian T. Fisher, Yimei Li, Kari Torp, Douglas P. Rheam, Yuan-Shung V. Huang, Tracey Harris, Ami Shah, Matthew Hall, Evan S. Fieldston, Marko Kavcic, Marijana Vujkovic, L. Charles Bailey, Leslie S. Kersun, Anne F. Reilly, Susan R. Rheingold, Dana M. Walker and Richard Aplenc

      Article first published online: 19 NOV 2013 | DOI: 10.1002/pbc.24855

    10. Marker (+) CNS germ cell tumors in remission: Are surveillance MRI scans necessary? (pages 853–854)

      Sybila Martinez, Yasmin Khakoo, Stephen Gilheeney, Kim Kramer, Suzanne Wolden, Mark Souweidane and Ira J. Dunkel

      Article first published online: 3 DEC 2013 | DOI: 10.1002/pbc.24888

    11. Impact of decreased heparin dose for flush-lock of implanted venous access ports in pediatric oncology patients (pages 855–858)

      Glenn Rosenbluth, Lisa Tsang, Eric Vittinghoff, Stephen Wilson, Julie Wilson-Ganz and Andrew Auerbach

      Article first published online: 24 JAN 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/pbc.24949

    12. Hematology

      Unrecognized hepatitis B in pre-screened children with hematologic and oncologic conditions (pages 865–868)

      Daniel H. Leung, David C. Ahamba, Lekshmi N. Pillai, Mahjabeen F. Khan, E. O'Brian Smith and Donald H. Mahoney

      Article first published online: 19 NOV 2013 | DOI: 10.1002/pbc.24853

    13. Diagnosis and treatment of pediatric acquired aplastic anemia (AAA): An initial survey of the North American Pediatric Aplastic Anemia Consortium (NAPAAC) (pages 869–874)

      David A. Williams, Carolyn Bennett, Alison Bertuch, Monica Bessler, Thomas Coates, Seth Corey, Yigal Dror, James Huang, Jeffrey Lipton, Timothy S. Olson, Ulrike M. Reiss, Zora R. Rogers, Colin Sieff, Adrianna Vlachos, Kelly Walkovich, Winfred Wang and Akiko Shimamura

      Article first published online: 27 NOV 2013 | DOI: 10.1002/pbc.24875

    14. Respiratory syncytial virus and seasonal influenza cause similar illnesses in children with sickle cell disease (pages 875–878)

      Sara Christina Sadreameli, Megan E. Reller, David G. Bundy, James F. Casella and John J. Strouse

      Article first published online: 31 JAN 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/pbc.24887

    15. Deviating from safety guidelines during deferiprone therapy in clinical practice may not be associated with higher risk of agranulocytosis (pages 879–884)

      Mohssen Elalfy, Yasser A. Wali, Mohamad Qari, Ghazi Al Damanhouri, Youssef Al-Tonbary, Dilek Yazman, Zakaria Al Hawsawi, Zeynep Karakas, Yurdanur Kilinc, M. Akif Yesilipek, Mohamed Badr, Usama Elsafy, Mostafa Salama, Yousryeia Abdel Rahman, Shebl Shebl, Anne Stilman, Noemi Toiber Temin and Fernando Tricta

      Article first published online: 30 DEC 2013 | DOI: 10.1002/pbc.24920

    16. Survivorship

      Calcium and cholecalciferol supplementation provides no added benefit to nutritional counseling to improve bone mineral density in survivors of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) (pages 885–893)

      S.C. Kaste, A. Qi, K. Smith, H. Surprise, E. Lovorn, J. Boyett, R.J. Ferry Jr, M.V. Relling, S.A. Shurtleff, C.H. Pui, L. Carbone, M.M. Hudson and K.K. Ness

      Article first published online: 7 JAN 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/pbc.24882

    17. Fit4Life: A weight loss intervention for children who have survived childhood leukemia (pages 894–900)

      Jeannie S. Huang, Lindsay Dillon, Laura Terrones, Lynn Schubert, William Roberts, Jerry Finklestein, Maria C. Swartz, Gregory J. Norman and Kevin Patrick

      Article first published online: 16 JAN 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/pbc.24937

    18. Survival from teenage and young adult cancer in Northern England, 1968–2008 (pages 901–906)

      N.O. Basta, P.W. James, B. Gomez-Pozo, A.W. Craft, P. Norman and R.J.Q. McNally

      Article first published online: 16 JAN 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/pbc.24939

    19. Transplantation

      High-dose busulfan–thiotepa with autologous stem cell transplantation followed by posterior fossa irradiation in young children with classical or incompletely resected medulloblastoma (pages 907–912)

      Guillaume Bergthold, Maria El Kababri, Pascale Varlet, Frederic Dhermain, Christian Sainte-Rose, Marie-Anne Raquin, Virginie Kieffer, Gisele Goma, Jacques Grill, Dominique Valteau-Couanet and Christelle Dufour

      Article first published online: 28 JAN 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/pbc.24954

    20. Influence of health-insurance access and hospital retention policies on childhood cancer treatment in Kenya (pages 913–918)

      S. Mostert, F. Njuguna, P.M. van de Ven, G. Olbara, L.J.P.A. Kemps, J. Musimbi, R.M. Strother, L.M. Aluoch, J. Skiles, N.G. Buziba, M.N. Sitaresmi, R.C. Vreeman and G.J.L. Kaspers

      Article first published online: 17 DEC 2013 | DOI: 10.1002/pbc.24896

  5. Brief Reports

    1. Top of page
    2. Issue Information
    3. Commentary
    4. Reviews
    5. Research Articles
    6. Brief Reports
    7. Letters to the Editor
    8. Erratum
    1. Favorable outcome of patients affected by rhabdoid tumors due to rhabdoid tumor predisposition syndrome (RTPS) (pages 919–921)

      Uwe Kordes, Kerstin Bartelheim, Piergiorgio Modena, Maura Massimino, Veronica Biassoni, Harald Reinhard, Martin Hasselblatt, Reinhard Schneppenheim and Michael C. Frühwald

      Article first published online: 3 OCT 2013 | DOI: 10.1002/pbc.24793

    2. Initial testing (stage 1) of the topoisomerase II inhibitor pixantrone, by the pediatric preclinical testing program (pages 922–924)

      Raushan T. Kurmasheva, C. Patrick Reynolds, Min H. Kang, Cecilia Allievi, Peter J. Houghton and Malcolm A. Smith

      Article first published online: 26 OCT 2013 | DOI: 10.1002/pbc.24800

    3. Reduced intensity conditioning in allogeneic stem cell transplantation for AML with Down syndrome (pages 925–927)

      Hideki Muramatsu, Hirotoshi Sakaguchi, Takashi Taga, Ken Tabuchi, Souichi Adachi, Masami Inoue, Toshiyuki Kitoh, Aiko Suminoe, Hiromasa Yabe, Eichi Azuma, Yoko Shioda, Atsushi Ogawa, Akitoshi Kinoshita, Hisato Kigasawa, Yuko Osugi, Kazutoshi Koike, Keisei Kawa, Koji Kato, Yoshiko Atsuta and Kazuko Kudo

      Article first published online: 2 DEC 2013 | DOI: 10.1002/pbc.24883

    4. Successful treatment of severe myasthenia gravis developed after allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation with plasma exchange and rituximab (pages 928–930)

      Sule Unal, Erdal Sag, Baris Kuskonmaz, Selman Kesici, Benan Bayrakci, Deniz C. Ayvaz, Ilhan Tezcan, Dilek Yalnızoglu and Duygu Uckan

      Article first published online: 18 OCT 2013 | DOI: 10.1002/pbc.24799

    5. Chronic lymphocytic leukemia in a child: A challenging diagnosis in pediatric oncology practice (pages 933–935)

      Hacı Ahmet Demir, Turan Bayhan, Ayşegül Üner, Olcay Kurtulan, Esra Karakuş, Suna Emir, Derya Özyörük and Serdar Ceylaner

      Article first published online: 19 NOV 2013 | DOI: 10.1002/pbc.24865

    6. FVIII/VWF ratio is not a reliable predictor of VWD in children (pages 936–939)

      Brian R. Branchford, Katherine Ruegg, Elizabeth Villalobos-Menuey, Linda J. Jacobson, Jorge A. Di Paola and Marilyn Manco-Johnson

      Article first published online: 26 NOV 2013 | DOI: 10.1002/pbc.24860

    7. Non-activated protein C rescue treatment in Wilms tumour associated hepatic sinusoidal obstructive syndrome (pages 940–941)

      Francesco De Leonardis, Roberta Koronica, Stefania D. Bruno and Nicola Santoro

      Article first published online: 26 NOV 2013 | DOI: 10.1002/pbc.24859

    8. Exercise training in childhood cancer survivors with subclinical cardiomyopathy who were treated with anthracyclines (pages 942–945)

      Webb A. Smith, Kirsten K. Ness, Vijaya Joshi, Melissa M. Hudson, Leslie L. Robison and Daniel M. Green

      Article first published online: 6 NOV 2013 | DOI: 10.1002/pbc.24850

    9. Concurrent juvenile myelomonocytic leukemia and T-lymphoblastic lymphoma with a shared missense mutation in NRAS (pages 946–948)

      Brenda Ly, Arunkumar Modi, Heesun J. Rogers, Hideki Makishima, Rabi Hanna, James R. Cook, Karl S. Theil and Jaroslaw P. Maciejewski

      Article first published online: 8 OCT 2013 | DOI: 10.1002/pbc.24797

    10. Irinotecan and temozolomide for treatment of neuroblastoma in a patient with renal failure on hemodialysis (pages 949–950)

      Amy E. Armstrong, Jamie Dargart, Jennifer Reichek, David O. Walterhouse, Debora Matossian, Richard A. Cohn and Yasmin Gosiengfiao

      Article first published online: 23 NOV 2013 | DOI: 10.1002/pbc.24869

  6. Letters to the Editor

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    2. Issue Information
    3. Commentary
    4. Reviews
    5. Research Articles
    6. Brief Reports
    7. Letters to the Editor
    8. Erratum
    1. Response to “High BMI at diagnosis is associated with inferior survival in patients with osteosarcoma” (page 951)

      Sadaf Altaf, Felicity Enders, Mark Krailo, Donald Barkauskas, Paul Meyers and Carola Arndt

      Article first published online: 11 OCT 2013 | DOI: 10.1002/pbc.24816

    2. Physical activity (PA) and sleep among children and adolescents with cancer (page 956)

      Andrea D. Orsey, Dorothy B. Wakefield and Michelle M. Cloutier

      Article first published online: 26 NOV 2013 | DOI: 10.1002/pbc.24880

  7. Erratum

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    8. Erratum
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