[Treatment strategy for malignant solid tumors in childhood].

The prognosis for children with malignant solid tumors has improved dramatically in Japan. During the last two decades, various groups have conducted sequential studies of the treatment of children with neuroblastoma, Wilms' tumor, and hepatoblastoma. Most institutes participated in nonrandomized trials designed to evaluate the safety and efficacy of combination chemotherapy, surgery, and radiotherapy in each group study and treated children with these tumors The results are reviewed and areas for future investigation are identified.
AuthorsNaomi Ohnuma, Hideo Yoshida, Tadashi Matsunaga, Katsunori Kouchi, Tomoro Hishiki, Shinichi Yamada, Yoshiharu Satoh, Keita Terui
JournalNihon Geka Gakkai zasshi (Nihon Geka Gakkai Zasshi) Vol. 106 Issue 7 Pg. 413-7 (Jul 2005) ISSN: 0301-4894 [Print] Japan
PMID16045183 (Publication Type: English Abstract, Journal Article, Review)
Chemical References
  • Neoplasm Proteins
  • Antineoplastic Combined Chemotherapy Protocols (therapeutic use)
  • Child
  • Child, Preschool
  • Clinical Trials as Topic
  • Combined Modality Therapy
  • Humans
  • Infant
  • Infant, Newborn
  • Neoplasm Proteins (genetics)
  • Neoplasms (genetics, therapy)
  • Prognosis
  • Radiotherapy Dosage
  • Surgical Procedures, Operative

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