High-Risk Neuroblastoma Treatment Review

Valeria Smith, Jennifer Foster
2018 Children  
Neuroblastoma is the most common extracranial solid tumor in children. One subset, high-risk neuroblastoma, is very difficult to treat and requires multi-modal therapy. Intensification of therapy has vastly improved survival rates, and research is focused on novel treatments to further improve survival rates. The current treatment schema is divided into three stages—induction, consolidation, and maintenance. This review serves as an overview of the current treatment for high-risk neuroblastoma
more » ... nd a glimpse at current research for future therapy.
doi:10.3390/children5090114 pmid:30154341 fatcat:l7xgwef6cbcd3ndvgwkokhesh4