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Epidemiology and outcome of rare renal tumors in pediatric population in a single tertiary care centre in India

In Pediatric Blood and Cancer
By: Pradhan N.
Contributor(s): Quereshi S | Kurkure P | Banavali S | Arora B | Chinnaswamy G | Vora T | Narula G | Prasad M | Gupta A | Panda S | Punatar S.
Material type: materialTypeLabelArticleSeries: Vol 61 Issues s2.Publisher: 2014Description: s231.Subject(s): Epidemiology | Rare renal tumorsOnline resources: PDF In: Pediatric Blood and CancerSummary: Objectives: Wilms tumour postoperative chemotherapy is ideally stratified according to the pathologists assessment of tumour stage and risk classification (tumour type). In sub-Saharan Africa results are often not available in time to influence therapy and in Malawi surgical staging has been used to stratify postoperative chemotherapy. Here we compare the results from surgical and both local pathology and central pathology review. Methods: Children diagnosed with a Wilms tumour in Blantyre, Malawi between 2007 and 2011 were included if they had had a nephrectomy and the pathology slides were available. All tumour specimens were assessed in three different ways: the local surgeon documented the surgical stage of the tumour, and the risk classification and pathology stage were assessed both by the local pathologist and by a SIOP central review pathologist in Europe. Results: Fifty patients had complete data available and were included in the analyses. Tumour risk classification differed between the local
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Objectives: Wilms tumour postoperative chemotherapy is ideally stratified according to the pathologists assessment of tumour stage and risk classification (tumour type). In sub-Saharan Africa results are often not available in time to influence therapy and in Malawi surgical staging has been used to stratify postoperative chemotherapy. Here we compare the results from surgical and both local pathology and central pathology review.
Methods: Children diagnosed with a Wilms tumour in Blantyre, Malawi between 2007 and 2011 were included if they had had a nephrectomy and the pathology slides were available. All tumour specimens were assessed in three different ways: the local surgeon documented the
surgical stage of the tumour, and the risk classification and pathology stage were assessed both by the local pathologist and by a SIOP central review pathologist in Europe.
Results: Fifty patients had complete data available and were included in the analyses. Tumour risk classification differed between the local

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