Pediatric Blood & Cancer

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Early View (Online Version of Record published before inclusion in an issue)

Edited By: Robert J. Arceci, M.D., Ph.D.

Impact Factor: 2.353

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2012: 27/122 (Pediatrics); 36/67 (Hematology); 109/197 (Oncology)

Online ISSN: 1545-5017

  1. Meeting Reports

    1. Meeting report: 3rd Neuroblastoma Research Symposium, Liverpool, 6–7th November, 2013

      Emma Bell, Lindi Chen, Virginie F. Viprey and Guy B. Blanchard

      Article first published online: 7 MAY 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/pbc.25087

  2. Research Articles

    1. Computed tomography guided percutaneous lung biopsies and suspected fungal infections in pediatric cancer patients

      Gabriele Kropshofer, Adrian Kneer, Michael Edlinger, Bernhard Meister, Christina Salvador, Cornelia Lass-Flörl, Martin Freund and Roman Crazzolara

      Article first published online: 7 MAY 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/pbc.25091

    2. Themes reported by families as important when proceeding with pediatric hematopoietic stem cell transplantation

      Wendy Pelletier, Pamela S. Hinds, Melissa A. Alderfer, Diane L. Fairclough, Kristin Stegenga and Rebecca D. Pentz

      Article first published online: 4 MAY 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/pbc.25075

    3. Risk of hepatitis B infection in pediatric acute lymphoblastic leukemia in a tertiary care center from South India

      B. Guruprasad, S. Kavitha, B.S. Aruna Kumari, B.R. Vijaykumar, B.G. Sumati, Sinha Mahua, L. Appaji and R.S. Jayshree

      Article first published online: 4 MAY 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/pbc.25065

    4. Favorable outcomes after whole abdominopelvic radiation therapy for pediatric and young adult sarcoma

      Dana L. Casey, Leonard H. Wexler, Michael P. LaQuaglia, Paul A. Meyers and Suzanne L. Wolden

      Article first published online: 4 MAY 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/pbc.25088

    5. Pulmonary function abnormalities in childhood cancer survivors treated with bleomycin

      Aliva De, Igor Guryev, Alejandro LaRiviere, Roberta Kato, Choo Phei Wee, Leo Mascarenhas, Thomas G. Keens and Rajkumar Venkatramani

      Article first published online: 2 MAY 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/pbc.25098

  3. Brief Reports

    1. Varicella zoster immune status in children treated for acute leukemia

      Soonie R. Patel, Jessica Bate, Peter A.C. Maple, Kevin Brown, Judith Breuer and Paul T. Heath

      Article first published online: 2 MAY 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/pbc.25086

    2. Rare form of autosomal dominant thalassemia—Hemoglobin Hakkari

      Sushmita Nair, Lamis K Eldjerou, Neil S. Harris and Levette N. Dunbar

      Article first published online: 2 MAY 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/pbc.25082

  4. Research Articles

    1. Late effects in survivors of childhood CNS tumors treated on Head Start I and II protocols

      Aniket Saha, Christina G. Salley, Preeti Saigal, Linda Rolnitzky, Judith Goldberg, Suzanne Scott, Randal Olshefski, Juliette Hukin, Stephen A. Sands, Jonathan Finlay and Sharon L. Gardner

      Article first published online: 1 MAY 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/pbc.25064

    2. Testicular tissue cryopreservation in prepubertal male children: An analysis of parental decision-making

      Jill P. Ginsberg, Yimei Li, Claire A. Carlson, Clarisa R. Gracia, Wendy L. Hobbie, Victoria A. Miller, John Mulhall, Margarett Shnorhavorian, Ralph L. Brinster and Thomas F. Kolon

      Article first published online: 29 APR 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/pbc.25078

  5. Letters to the Editor

    1. Homozygous hemoglobin S with concomitant hemoglobin G-Philadelphia: A diagnostic challenge

      Lori Racsa, Zora R. Rogers, Midori Mitui, Jason Y. Park, Charles Timmons and Hung Luu

      Article first published online: 29 APR 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/pbc.25079

  6. Research Articles

    1. Efficacy and safety of eculizumab in children and adolescents with paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria

      Ulrike M. Reiss, Jeffrey Schwartz, Kathleen M. Sakamoto, Geetha Puthenveetil, Masayo Ogawa, Camille L. Bedrosian and Russell E. Ware

      Article first published online: 29 APR 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/pbc.25068

    2. Renal, gastrointestinal, and hepatic late effects in survivors of childhood acute myeloid leukemia treated with chemotherapy only—A NOPHO-AML study

      Anne-Sofie Skou, Heidi Glosli, Kirsi Jahnukainen, Marianne Jarfelt, Guðmundur K. Jónmundsson, Johan Malmros-Svennilson, Karsten Nysom, Henrik Hasle and On behalf of the Nordic Society of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology (NOPHO)

      Article first published online: 24 APR 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/pbc.25069

    3. Is multifocality a prognostic factor in childhood hepatoblastoma?

      Francesco Saettini, Valentino Conter, Massimo Provenzi, Matteo Rota, Eugenia Giraldi, Carlo Foglia, Laura Cavalleri and Lorenzo D'Antiga

      Article first published online: 23 APR 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/pbc.25077

    4. HER-2 expression is not prognostic in osteosarcoma; a Children's Oncology Group prospective biology study

      Sarah Gorlick, Donald A. Barkauskas, Mark Krailo, Sajida Piperdi, Rebecca Sowers, Jonathan Gill, David Geller, R. Lor Randall, Katherine Janeway, Cindy Schwartz, Holcombe Grier, Paul A. Meyers, Richard Gorlick, Mark Bernstein and Neyssa Marina

      Article first published online: 22 APR 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/pbc.25074

    5. Randomization is not associated with socio-economic and demographic factors in a multi-center clinical trial of children with sickle cell anemia

      Dionna O. Roberts, Brittany Covert, Mark J. Rodeghier, Nagina Parmar, Michael R. DeBaun, Alexis A. Thompson and Robert I. Liem

      Article first published online: 22 APR 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/pbc.25072

    6. Phase II trial of pirfenidone in children and young adults with neurofibromatosis type 1 and progressive plexiform neurofibromas

      Brigitte C. Widemann, Dusica Babovic-Vuksanovic, Eva Dombi, Pamela L. Wolters, Stewart Goldman, Staci Martin, Anne Goodwin, Wendy Goodspeed, Mark W. Kieran, Bruce Cohen, Susan M. Blaney, Allison King, Jeffrey Solomon, Nicholas Patronas, Frank M. Balis, Elizabeth Fox, Seth M. Steinberg and Roger J Packer

      Article first published online: 22 APR 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/pbc.25041

  7. Brief Reports

    1. Determination of an appropriate cut-off value for ferritin in the diagnosis of hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis

      Kai Lehmberg, Kenneth L. McClain, Gritta E. Janka and Carl E. Allen

      Article first published online: 21 APR 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/pbc.25058

  8. Research Articles

    1. Asymmetric dimethylarginine levels in children with β-thalassemia and their correlations to tricuspid regurgitant jet velocity

      El-Shanshory Mohamed, Badraia Ibrahim, Donia Amr, El-Kady Noha and Mabrouk Mokhtar

      Article first published online: 21 APR 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/pbc.25076