Risk Stratification and Surgical Advances in Pediatric Solid Tumors

Risk Stratification and Surgical Advances in Pediatric Solid Tumors Curr Pediatr Rep (2017) 5:182–197 DOI 10.1007/s40124-017-0141-8 SURGICAL PEDIATRICS (J KARPELOWSKY, SECTION EDITOR) Risk Stratification and Surgical Advances in Pediatric Solid Tumors 1,2 3 Jonathan S. Karpelowsky & Andrew M. Davidoff Published online: 2 August 2017 Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2017 . . Abstract Keywords Pediatric cancer Nephroblastoma . . Purpose of the Review Here we discuss the risk stratification Neuroblastoma Sarcoma Hepatoblastoma schemas of several of the common malignant pediatric solid tumors and also some of the technical advances in the surgical management of these children. Introduction Recent Findings Significant improvement has been made in the outcome for children with cancer over the past 60 years With improvement in the outcomes for children with cancer with overall survival increasing from about 30% to currently has come a greater opportunity to appreciate long-term com- over 80%. Yet, 20% of children with cancer still do not sur- plications of cancer therapy [1] and an increasing focus on vive their disease. With an increasing array of therapeutic minimizing the morbidity from therapeutic interventions, options, each of which having not only anticancer activity while still maintaining a high likelihood of cure. However, but also potential acute and long-term toxicity, the importance some http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Current Pediatrics Reports Springer Journals

Risk Stratification and Surgical Advances in Pediatric Solid Tumors

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