Published in Cancer Weekly, May 22nd, 2006
"NB occurs rarely during adolescence, and information is scarce on its characteristics and clinical course in this age group. Patients with NB who were included in the Italian Neuroblastoma Registry were considered for the current study," investigators in Italy reported.
"The clinical characteristics and survival of adolescents (age at diagnosis between 10 yrs and 18 yrs) were compared with those of children (ages 1-9 yrs)," explained M. Conte and colleagues, Giannina Gaslini Children's Hospital. "Infants (age <1 yr) were excluded because of their well-known favorable clinical course. Between 1116...
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