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Dr. Troy Reyna
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Neuroblastoma (Definition)

Neuroblastoma originate from neural crest cells that normally give rise to the adrenal medulla and sympathetic ganglia ,,they are believed to be congenital in origin ,and most common ...Read more


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What are the treatments for recurrent neuroblastoma?

What are the treatments for recurrent neuroblastoma?

Depends: Depending on the patient and extent of disease, treatment options may include surgery, chemo, radiation, immunotherapy, and stem cell transplant. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for a neuroblastoma?

What is the treatment for a  neuroblastoma?

Variable: Treatment consists of surgery to diagnose and treat it and usually chemotherapy. ...Read more

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Is there any really effective treatment of neuroblastoma in children?

Is there any really effective treatment of neuroblastoma in children?

Yes: Thankfully treatment of neuroblastoma has improved dramatically over the last decade. That is not to say that all children are curable; the outcome is greatly dependent on the risk stratification that your oncologist perform to tailor treatment. As expected children in the high risk group do not do as well as those in the low risk group. ...Read more

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What would the treatment be for a 12 year old with neuroblastoma?

Depends: The treatment depends on an assignment of risk, which is based on a number of features of the neuroblastoma. In my experience, 12 year old children typically display high risk features. This treatment is very long and intense. It involves chemo, surgery, more chemo and stem cell transplant, radiation, and more chemo. Best of luck. This is good therapy, but it can be hard. ...Read more

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What is a good treatment for neuroblastoma for a 12 yr. Old girl?

What is a good treatment for neuroblastoma for a 12 yr. Old girl?

Usual: Tbe standard treatment would be biopsy, surgery, and chemotherapy based on the cell type. There also centers in most cities that have programs for diet and other measures that can complement medical therapy. Look for a caring place in you community. ...Read more

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Does anyone here treat neuroblastoma with antibody therapy?

See references: The treatment of neuroblastoma with targeted antibody therapy appears to be available on various research protocols underway at the memorial sloan kettering cancer center in new york. Local physicians may be able to enrole a kid on a study by establishing a relationship with the center. For additional info: see: www.Mskec.Org ; for parent info see: www.Cncfhope.Org. ...Read more

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Is there treatment for nueroblastoma?

Surgery chemotherapy: Neuroblastoma is one of the more common cancers of childhood. The success of therapy depends on the staging. There are many successes though with appropriate care in pediatric cancer centers. ...Read more

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What is a neuroblastoma?

Cancer: Neuroblastoma is a cancer of the nervous system. It usually occurrs in children ages 1-5. The younger the child the better the prognosis. There are four stages of the disease from mild to severe and this affects prognosis also. Ttreatment requires surgery and/or chemotherapy. ...Read more

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