Gianni Bisogno

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Affiliation: University of Padova
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi Undifferentiated sarcoma of the liver in childhood: a curable disease
    Gianni Bisogno
    Pediatric Oncology Hematology Division, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    Cancer 94:252-7. 2002
  2. doi Rhabdomyosarcoma in adolescents: a report from the AIEOP Soft Tissue Sarcoma Committee
    Gianni Bisogno
    Hematology Oncology Division, Department of Pediatrics, Padova University Hospital, Padova, Italy
    Cancer 118:821-7. 2012
  3. ncbi Myoepithelial carcinoma treatment in children: a report from the TREP project
    Gianni Bisogno
    Hematology Oncology Division, Woman s and Child s Health Department, Padova University Hospital, Padova, Italy
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 61:643-6. 2014
  4. doi Long-term results in childhood rhabdomyosarcoma: a report from the Italian Cooperative Study RMS 79
    Gianni Bisogno
    Department of Pediatrics, University Hospital of Padova, Padova, Italy
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 58:872-6. 2012
  5. doi Does surgery have a role in the treatment of local relapses of non-metastatic rhabdomyosarcoma?
    Federica De Corti
    Pediatric Surgery Division, Pediatric Department, University Hospital of Padova, Padova, Italy
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 57:1261-5. 2011
  6. pmc Esthesioneuroblastoma in pediatric and adolescent age. A report from the TREP project in cooperation with the Italian Neuroblastoma and Soft Tissue Sarcoma Committees
    Gianni Bisogno
    Hematology Oncology Division, Department of Pediatrics, University, Hospital of Padova, Padova, Italy
    BMC Cancer 12:117. 2012
  7. doi Myxoinflammatory fibroblastic sarcoma: report of a case and review of the literature
    Rita Alaggio
    Department of Diagnostic Medical Sciences and Special Therapies, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    Pediatr Dev Pathol 15:254-8. 2012
  8. doi Pediatric extra-renal rhabdoid tumors with unusual morphology: a diagnostic pitfall for small biopsies
    Rita Alaggio
    Dipartimento di Scienze Chirurgiche e Oncologiche, Sezione Anatomia Patologica, Universita di Padova, Padova, Italy
    Pathol Res Pract 205:451-7. 2009
  9. ncbi Spindle cell tumor with EWS-WT1 transcript and a favorable clinical course: a variant of DSCT, a variant of leiomyosarcoma, or a new entity? Report of 2 pediatric cases
    Rita Alaggio
    Dipartimento di Scienze Oncologiche e Chirurgiche Università di Padova and IOV Istituto Oncologico Veneto, Padova, Italy
    Am J Surg Pathol 31:454-9. 2007
  10. doi Inflammatory myofibroblastic tumors in childhood: a report from the Italian Cooperative Group studies
    Rita Alaggio
    Pathology Department, University Hospital of Padova, Padova, Italy
    Cancer 116:216-26. 2010

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  1. ncbi Undifferentiated sarcoma of the liver in childhood: a curable disease
    Gianni Bisogno
    Pediatric Oncology Hematology Division, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    Cancer 94:252-7. 2002
    ..Undifferentiated (embryonal) sarcoma of the liver (UESL) is a rare childhood hepatic tumor, and it is generally considered an aggressive neoplasm with an unfavorable prognosis...
  2. doi Rhabdomyosarcoma in adolescents: a report from the AIEOP Soft Tissue Sarcoma Committee
    Gianni Bisogno
    Hematology Oncology Division, Department of Pediatrics, Padova University Hospital, Padova, Italy
    Cancer 118:821-7. 2012
    ..To investigate whether this is true for adolescents with rhabdomyosarcoma (RMS), the results obtained in patients enrolled in protocols run by the Italian Soft Tissue Sarcoma Committee (STSC) were analyzed...
  3. ncbi Myoepithelial carcinoma treatment in children: a report from the TREP project
    Gianni Bisogno
    Hematology Oncology Division, Woman s and Child s Health Department, Padova University Hospital, Padova, Italy
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 61:643-6. 2014
    ....
  4. doi Long-term results in childhood rhabdomyosarcoma: a report from the Italian Cooperative Study RMS 79
    Gianni Bisogno
    Department of Pediatrics, University Hospital of Padova, Padova, Italy
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 58:872-6. 2012
    ..We analyzed the long-term results of the RMS 79 protocol to investigate the type and impact of such events...
  5. doi Does surgery have a role in the treatment of local relapses of non-metastatic rhabdomyosarcoma?
    Federica De Corti
    Pediatric Surgery Division, Pediatric Department, University Hospital of Padova, Padova, Italy
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 57:1261-5. 2011
    ..Second-line treatment is not standardized as for newly diagnosed tumors. We evaluated the role of surgery on local relapses in a series of patients with RMS...
  6. pmc Esthesioneuroblastoma in pediatric and adolescent age. A report from the TREP project in cooperation with the Italian Neuroblastoma and Soft Tissue Sarcoma Committees
    Gianni Bisogno
    Hematology Oncology Division, Department of Pediatrics, University, Hospital of Padova, Padova, Italy
    BMC Cancer 12:117. 2012
    ..Esthesioneuroblastoma (ENB) is a rare, aggressive tumor with no established treatment in children. We analyzed a series of pediatric ENB patients with the aim of improving our knowledge of this disease...
  7. doi Myxoinflammatory fibroblastic sarcoma: report of a case and review of the literature
    Rita Alaggio
    Department of Diagnostic Medical Sciences and Special Therapies, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    Pediatr Dev Pathol 15:254-8. 2012
    ..Fine-needle aspiration cytology is a safe and useful tool for the diagnosis of pediatric patients with MIFS and is important for an accurate and precise preoperative workup to optimize subsequent management and treatment...
  8. doi Pediatric extra-renal rhabdoid tumors with unusual morphology: a diagnostic pitfall for small biopsies
    Rita Alaggio
    Dipartimento di Scienze Chirurgiche e Oncologiche, Sezione Anatomia Patologica, Universita di Padova, Padova, Italy
    Pathol Res Pract 205:451-7. 2009
    ..A careful evaluation of clinical, pathological, and molecular findings is the key to a correct diagnostic approach of pediatric tumors...
  9. ncbi Spindle cell tumor with EWS-WT1 transcript and a favorable clinical course: a variant of DSCT, a variant of leiomyosarcoma, or a new entity? Report of 2 pediatric cases
    Rita Alaggio
    Dipartimento di Scienze Oncologiche e Chirurgiche Università di Padova and IOV Istituto Oncologico Veneto, Padova, Italy
    Am J Surg Pathol 31:454-9. 2007
    ..Alternatively, they could represent an unrecognized subgroup of tumors with spindle cell morphology, bearing the same translocation as desmoplastic small round cell tumor, but characterized by a more favorable clinical course...
  10. doi Inflammatory myofibroblastic tumors in childhood: a report from the Italian Cooperative Group studies
    Rita Alaggio
    Pathology Department, University Hospital of Padova, Padova, Italy
    Cancer 116:216-26. 2010
    ..The objective of the study was to identify morphologic or immunohistochemical prognostic markers and the possible pathogenic role of human herpes virus 8 (HHV-8)...
  11. doi Improved survival for children with parameningeal rhabdomyosarcoma: results from the AIEOP soft tissue sarcoma committee
    Gianni Bisogno
    Division of Hematology Oncology, Department of Pediatrics, University Hospital of Padova, Padova, Italy
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 50:1154-8. 2008
    ..Parameningeal rhabdomyosarcoma (PM-RMS) is a rare, highly malignant pediatric tumor arising from locations adjacent to the meninges, from where it can spread intracranially...
  12. pmc Epithelial thymic tumours in paediatric age: a report from the TREP project
    Elena Carretto
    Division of Paediatric Surgery, Department of Paediatrics, Padova University Hospital, Padova, Italy
    Orphanet J Rare Dis 6:28. 2011
    ..Thymic epithelial tumours (thymoma and carcinoma) are exceptionally rare in children. We describe a national multicentre series with a view to illustrating their clinical behaviour and the results of treatment...
  13. ncbi Phase II study of a protracted irinotecan schedule in children with refractory or recurrent soft tissue sarcoma
    Gianni Bisogno
    Division of Hematology Oncology, Department of Pediatrics, University Hospital of Padova, Italy
    Cancer 106:703-7. 2006
    ..Irinotecan (CPT-11) is a novel antineoplastic agent that takes effect by inhibiting topoisomerase I. The Italian Soft Tissue Sarcoma (STS) Committee performed a multiinstitutional Phase II study to evaluate its effect on STS...
  14. ncbi Persistent B-cell depletion after rituximab for thrombocytopenic purpura
    Gianni Bisogno
    Division of Hematology Oncology, Department of Pediatrics, University Hospital of Padova, Via Giustiniani 3, 35128 Padova, Italy
    Eur J Pediatr 166:85-6. 2007
  15. ncbi The IVADo regimen--a pilot study with ifosfamide, vincristine, actinomycin D, and doxorubicin in children with metastatic soft tissue sarcoma: a pilot study of behalf of the European pediatric Soft tissue sarcoma Study Group
    Gianni Bisogno
    Division of Hematology Oncology, Department of Pediatrics, University Hospital of Padova, Italy
    Cancer 103:1719-24. 2005
    ..To evaluate the feasibility of combining Doxo with the well established ifosfamide, vincristine, and actinomycin D (IVA) regimen, the Italian STS Committee performed a pilot study on a series of children with metastatic STS...
  16. doi Sequential high-dose chemotherapy for children with metastatic rhabdomyosarcoma
    Gianni Bisogno
    Division of Haematology Oncology, Department of Paediatrics, University Hospital of Padova, Via Giustiniani 3, 35128 Padova, Italy
    Eur J Cancer 45:3035-41. 2009
    ..The RMS4.99 study was designed to explore the role of multiple sequential high-dose chemotherapy cycles administered early in the treatment of children with metastatic rhabdomyosarcoma...
  17. ncbi Biopsy or debulking surgery as initial surgery for locally advanced rhabdomyosarcomas in children?: the experience of the Italian Cooperative Group studies
    Giovanni Cecchetto
    Division of Pediatric Surgery, Department of Pediatrics, University Hospital of Padua, Italy
    Cancer 110:2561-7. 2007
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  18. doi The role of Helicobacter pylori in children with chronic idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura
    Gianni Bisogno
    Department of Pediatrics, University Hospital of Padova, Padua, Italy
    J Pediatr Hematol Oncol 30:53-7. 2008
    ..pylori-negative patients. Given that spontaneous improvements in platelet count can occur in children with cITP, we were unable to demonstrate that H. pylori plays a major role in cITP occurring in pediatric age...
  19. doi Complete second look operation and radiotherapy in locally advanced non-alveolar rhabdomyosarcoma in children: A report from the AIEOP soft tissue sarcoma committee
    Giovanni Cecchetto
    Division of Pediatric Surgery, Department of Pediatrics, University Hospital of Padua, Padua, Italy
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 51:593-7. 2008
    ..To evaluate the effect of radiotherapy (RT) in association with complete second look operation, histologically confirmed, on outcome of patients with IRS Gr.III non-alveolar RMS...
  20. doi Sex cord stromal tumors of the ovary in children: a clinicopathological report from the Italian TREP project
    Giovanni Cecchetto
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Surgery, University of Padua, Padua, Italy
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 56:1062-7. 2011
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  21. doi Sex cord-stromal tumors of the testis in children. A clinicopathologic report from the Italian TREP project
    Giovanni Cecchetto
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Surgery, University of Padua, Italy
    J Pediatr Surg 45:1868-73. 2010
    ..Aim of the study was to report the clinical findings and results observed in a series of patients with testicular SCST, registered in a multi-institutional Italian network on rare tumors in children and adolescents...
  22. doi Intraoperative examination (IOE) in pediatric extracranial tumors
    Patrizia Dall'igna
    Division of Pediatric Surgery, Department of Pediatrics, University Hospital of Padua, Padua, Italy
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 54:388-93. 2010
    ..Our purpose was the evaluation of diagnostic accuracy, limits, and different role of IOE in pediatric pathology...
  23. ncbi Carcinoid tumor of the appendix in childhood: the experience of two Italian institutions
    Patrizia Dall'igna
    Pediatric Surgery Department, University Hospital of Padua, Via Giustiniami, 3, 35128 Padua, Italy
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 40:216-9. 2005
    ..It is usually an incidental finding after a laparotomy for appendectomy, with a frequency of 2 to 5 cases per 1000 appendectomies. The experience with 14 cases of carcinoid reported in the appendix is described...
  24. ncbi SECONDARY LEIOMYOSARCOMAS: A Report of 4 Cases
    Gianni Bisogno
    Division of Hematology Oncology, Department of Pediatrics, University Hospital of Padova, Padova, Italy
    Pediatr Hematol Oncol 22:181-7. 2005
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  25. ncbi Role of surgery for nonmetastatic abdominal rhabdomyosarcomas: a report from the Italian and German Soft Tissue Cooperative Groups Studies
    Giovanni Cecchetto
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Surgery, University of Padua, Padua, Italy
    Cancer 97:1974-80. 2003
    ..In the current study, the authors aim to evaluate clinical features and treatment results observed in patients from the German and Italian studies who had nonmetastatic abdominal rhabdomyosarcomas (RMS)...
  26. ncbi Primary intracranial fibrosarcoma
    Gianni Bisogno
    Hematology Oncology Division, Department of Pediatrics, Via Giustiniani, 3, 35128 Padua, Italy
    Childs Nerv Syst 18:648-51. 2002
    ..We report the contributions that different therapeutic options made to the treatment of a child with one of these aggressive tumors...
  27. ncbi Soft tissue sarcoma as a second malignant neoplasm in the pediatric age group
    Gianni Bisogno
    Division of Hematology Oncology, Department of Pediatrics, University Hospital of Padua, Padua, Italy
    Cancer 100:1758-65. 2004
    ..A small proportion of SMNs are soft tissue sarcomas (STS), whose prognosis is generally thought to be poor, though publications on such patients' treatment and outcome is limited...
  28. ncbi Localized unresectable non-rhabdo soft tissue sarcomas of the extremities in pediatric age: results from the Italian studies
    Giovanni Cecchetto
    Department of Pediatrics, Pediatric Surgery, University of Padua, Padua, Italy
    Cancer 104:2006-12. 2005
    ..The authors objective was to evaluate clinical features and treatment results observed in a series of Italian patients over a 24-year period...
  29. ncbi Primary transcrotal excision for paratesticular rhabdomyosarcoma: is hemiscrotectomy really mandatory?
    Patrizia Dall'igna
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Surgery, University of Padua, Italy
    Cancer 97:1981-4. 2003
    ..The authors compared patients who underwent this procedure, according to the protocol guidelines, with those who did not...
  30. doi Hydroxyurea treatment can avoid the need for aggressive surgery in pediatric fibromatosis
    Gianni Bisogno
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Hematology Oncology, University Hospital of Padova, Padova, Italy
    J Pediatr Hematol Oncol 35:e171-3. 2013
    ..We report a case of a pretreated child with aggressive fibromatosis who responded to hydroxyurea, avoiding the need for demolitive surgery...
  31. doi Pancreatic tumors in children and adolescents: the Italian TREP project experience
    Patrizia Dall'igna
    Department of Pediatric, University Hospital of Padova, Padova, Italy
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 54:675-80. 2010
    ..Malignant pancreatic tumors are exceedingly rare in pediatric age and their clinical features and treatment usually go unappreciated by most pediatric oncologists and surgeons...
  32. pmc High IGFBP2 expression correlates with tumor severity in pediatric rhabdomyosarcoma
    Lucia Tombolan
    Department of Biology and the Interdepartmental Research Center in Innovative Biotechnology CRIBI, Padova Hospital, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    Am J Pathol 179:2611-24. 2011
    ..Taken together, our data provide evidence that IGFBP2 contributes to tumor progression and that it could be used as a marker to better classify clinical and biological risks in RMS...
  33. doi Veno-occlusive disease in pediatric patients affected by Wilms tumor
    Simone Cesaro
    Pediatric Hematology Oncology, Department of Pediatrics, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 57:258-61. 2011
    ..We describe five patients who developed VOD after chemotherapy for Wilms tumor (WT) and evaluate the role of plasminogen activator inhibitor-1 (PAI-1) and defibrotide for diagnosis and therapy of VOD, respectively...
  34. ncbi Pediatric malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumor: the Italian and German soft tissue sarcoma cooperative group
    Modesto Carli
    Hematology Oncology Division, Department of Pediatrics, Istituto Oncologico Veneto, University Hospital of Padova, Padova, Italy
    J Clin Oncol 23:8422-30. 2005
    ..To assess the value of chemotherapy and radiotherapy in children with malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumors (MPNSTs) and to identify risk factors associated with outcome...
  35. doi Videos on rhabdomyosarcoma on YouTube: an example of the availability of information on pediatric tumors on the web
    Carlo Alfredo Clerici
    Department of Biomolecular Sciences and Biotechnology, Section of Psychology, Faculty of School of Medicine, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
    J Pediatr Hematol Oncol 34:e329-31. 2012
    ..Adolescents and their families use internet to obtain information on pediatric oncological diseases...
  36. ncbi Successful topical treatment with mitomycin-C in a female with post-brachytherapy vaginal stricture
    Pietro Betalli
    Pediatric Surgery Unit, Department of Pediatrics, University Hospital, Padova, Italy
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 51:550-2. 2008
    ..We report our experience with topical application of mitomycin-C in a female with vaginal stricture secondary to brachytherapy...
  37. ncbi Successful treatment with the monoclonal antibody rituximab in two children with refractory autoimmune thrombocytopenia
    Anna Pusiol
    Division of Paediatrics, University Hospital of Udine, Udine, Italy
    Eur J Pediatr 163:305-7. 2004
    ..Controlled clinical trials are needed to evaluate the efficacy and long-term side-effects of rituximab in this group of patients...
  38. ncbi Vinorelbine and low-dose cyclophosphamide in the treatment of pediatric sarcomas: pilot study for the upcoming European Rhabdomyosarcoma Protocol
    Michela Casanova
    Department of Medical Oncology, Istituto Nazionale Tumori, Milan, Italy
    Cancer 101:1664-71. 2004
    ..It is hoped that the combination of vinorelbine and low-dose cyclophosphamide can be used as a maintenance regimen in an upcoming European trial involving high-risk patients with rhabdomyosarcoma...
  39. ncbi Clear cell sarcoma of tendons and aponeuroses in pediatric patients: a report from the Italian and German Soft Tissue Sarcoma Cooperative Group
    Andrea Ferrari
    Pediatric Oncology Unit, Istituto Nazionale Tumori, Milan, Italy
    Cancer 94:3269-76. 2002
    ..We report on a series of 28 pediatric patients treated from 1980 to 2000 by the Soft Tissue Sarcoma Italian Cooperative Group and the German Cooperative Group...
  40. ncbi Epithelioid sarcoma in children and adolescents: a report from the Italian Soft Tissue Sarcoma Committee
    Michela Casanova
    Pediatric Oncology Unit, Istituto Nazionale Tumori, Milan, Italy
    Cancer 106:708-17. 2006
    ..The current study concerns 30 patients age<18 years who were enrolled in the Italian Soft Tissue Sarcoma Committee protocols...
  41. ncbi Renal cell carcinoma in children: a clinicopathologic study
    Paolo Indolfi
    Pediatric Oncology Service Pediatric Department II, University of Napoli, Napoli, Italy
    J Clin Oncol 21:530-5. 2003
    ..To identify the prognostic factors, treatment, and outcome of children affected by renal cell carcinoma (RCC)...
  42. ncbi Malignant vascular tumors in children and adolescents: a report from the Italian and German Soft Tissue Sarcoma Cooperative Group
    Andrea Ferrari
    Istituto Nazionale Tumori, Via G Venezian 1, Milano MI, Italy
    Med Pediatr Oncol 39:109-14. 2002
    ..We report on a series of 18 children who had malignant vascular tumors, treated from 1980 to 2000 by the Italian and German Soft Tissue Sarcoma Cooperative Group...
  43. ncbi Local lymph node involvement in pediatric renal cell carcinoma: a report from the Italian TREP project
    Paolo Indolfi
    Pediatric Oncology Service, Pediatric Department, Second University of Napoli, Napoli, Italy
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 51:475-8. 2008
    ..The aim of this article is to study the prognostic significance of local lymph node involvement in pediatric RCC and the role of retroperitoneal lymph node dissection (RLND) at diagnosis...
  44. ncbi The role of adjuvant chemotherapy in children and adolescents with surgically resected, high-risk adult-type soft tissue sarcomas
    Andrea Ferrari
    Pediatric Oncology Unit, Istituto Nazionale Tumori, Milano, Italy
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 45:128-34. 2005
    ..The Italian and German Cooperative Groups reviewed their data-bases, analyzing patients classified as group I-II, with high-grade tumor (G3) larger than 5 cm in size...
  45. doi Prognostic factors in metastatic rhabdomyosarcomas: results of a pooled analysis from United States and European cooperative groups
    Odile Oberlin
    Department of Paediatric Oncology, Institut Gustave Roussy, rue Camille Desmoulins, 94805 Villejuif Cedex, France
    J Clin Oncol 26:2384-9. 2008
    ..To identify risk factors associated with outcome in children with metastatic rhabdomyosarcoma in a large cohort of patients..
  46. ncbi Evaluation of health status and health-related quality of life in a cohort of Italian children following treatment for a primary brain tumor
    Chiara Cardarelli
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Hematology Oncology, Pediatric Neuro Oncology Program, University of Padua, Padua, Italy
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 46:637-44. 2006
    ..It specifically, it aimed to compare the HS and the HRQL, as expressed by the HUI2 global utility score, in cohorts of patients who had brain tumors, extra-cerebral solid tumors, or leukemia/lymphoma...
  47. ncbi Prognostic factors in pleuro-pulmonary blastoma
    Paolo Indolfi
    Pediatric Oncology Service Second University of Naples, Italy
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 48:318-23. 2007
    ..To evaluate the prognostic factors in a series of children affected by pleuropulmonary blastoma (PPB)...
  48. ncbi Full-dose ifosfamide can be safely administered to outpatients
    Cristina Meazza
    Pediatric Oncology Unit, Istituto Nazionale Tumori, Milano, Italy
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 50:375-8. 2008
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  49. ncbi Rituximab (anti-CD20 monoclonal antibody) in children with chronic refractory symptomatic immune thrombocytopenic purpura: efficacy and safety of treatment
    Emilia Parodi
    Pediatric Department, University of Torino, Torino, Italy
    Int J Hematol 84:48-53. 2006
    ..05). No major infections were reported during follow-up. Our data show the efficacy and tolerability of rituximab in young children with refractory symptomatic ITP. Nonrelapsed patients showed a more prolonged B-cell depletion...
  50. ncbi Grossly-resected synovial sarcoma treated by the German and Italian Pediatric Soft Tissue Sarcoma Cooperative Groups: discussion on the role of adjuvant therapies
    Ines B Brecht
    Department of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology, Olgahospital, Stuttgart, Germany
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 46:11-7. 2006
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  51. ncbi Soft-tissue sarcomas in children and adolescents with neurofibromatosis type 1
    Andrea Ferrari
    Pediatric Oncology Unit, Istituto Nazionale Tumori, Milano, Italy
    Cancer 109:1406-12. 2007
    ..The clinical findings and outcome in 43 children and adolescents with NF1 treated for STS in the Italian protocols between 1988 and 2004 are reported...
  52. ncbi Management of childhood malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumor
    Andrea Ferrari
    Pediatric Oncology Unit, Istituto Nazionale Tumori, Milan, Italy
    Paediatr Drugs 9:239-48. 2007
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  53. ncbi Rhabdomyosarcoma in infants younger than one year old: a report from the Italian Cooperative Group
    Andrea Ferrari
    Pediatric Oncology Unit, Istituto Nazionale per lo Studio e la Cura dei Tumori, Milan, Italy
    Cancer 97:2597-604. 2003
    ..We report on the Italian Cooperative Group's 20-year study of 50 children with RMS who were age < 1 year at diagnosis...
  54. doi Treatment of high-risk relapsed Wilms tumor with dose-intensive chemotherapy, marrow-ablative chemotherapy, and autologous hematopoietic stem cell support: experience by the Italian Association of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
    Filippo Spreafico
    Pediatric Oncology Unit, Fondazione IRCCS Istituto Nazionale dei Tumori, Milano, Italy
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 51:23-8. 2008
    ..We evaluated an intensified chemotherapy strategy in children with Wilms tumor who relapsed with high-risk features...
  55. doi Synovial sarcoma of children and adolescents: the prognostic role of axial sites
    Andrea Ferrari
    Pediatric Oncology Unit, Fondazione IRCCS Istituto Nazionale Tumori, Via G Venezian 1, Milan, Italy
    Eur J Cancer 44:1202-9. 2008
    ..The outcome of patients with non-extremity synovial sarcoma (SS) is generally worse than that of patients with limb tumours...
  56. ncbi Rituximab and factors predictive of response in chronic immune thrombocytopenic purpura of children
    Simone Cesaro
    J Pediatr 147:715; author reply 715-6. 2005
  57. ncbi A case of vinblastine overdose managed with plasma exchange
    Monica Spiller
    Division of Hematology Oncology, Department of Pediatrics, Padua University Hospital, Via Giustiniani 3, 35128 Padua, Italy
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 45:344-6. 2005
    ....
  58. ncbi Interferon alpha for alveolar soft part sarcoma
    Gianni Bisogno
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 44:687-8. 2005
  59. ncbi The challenge of very rare tumours in childhood: the Italian TREP project
    Andrea Ferrari
    Paediatric Oncology Unit, Istituto Nazionale Tumori, Milano, Italy
    Eur J Cancer 43:654-9. 2007
    ..This experience demonstrates the feasibility of a national multidisciplinary cooperation on rare paediatric malignancies and suggests that international studies could be realised...
  60. ncbi Outcomes and prognostic factors after recurrence in children and adolescents with nonmetastatic rhabdomyosarcoma
    Stefano Mazzoleni
    Division of Pediatrics, Maternity and Children s Department, Hospital of Camposampiero, Padua, Italy
    Cancer 104:183-90. 2005
    ..Survival rates are not always poor in patients who develop recurrences; thus, prognostic factors are needed to tailor salvage treatment...
  61. ncbi Teratoid Wilms' tumor: report of a unilateral case
    Giovanni Cecchetto
    Division of Pediatric Surgery, Department of Pediatrics, University of Padua, Italy
    J Pediatr Surg 38:259-61. 2003
    ..Surgery should be the treatment of choice, because the efficacy of chemotherapy and radiotherapy is probably reduced by the high amount of differentiated and mature tissue which characterizes this neoplasm...
  62. ncbi Orthotopic continent urinary diversion after radical cystectomy in pediatric patients with genitourinary rhabdomyosarcoma
    Waifro Rigamonti
    Department of Urology, University Hospital of Padova, Padua, Italy
    J Urol 175:1092-6; discussion 1096. 2006
    ..We present our experience with orthotopic continent urinary diversion following radical cystectomy due to genitourinary rhabdomyosarcoma in children not responding to radiotherapy or chemotherapy...
  63. ncbi What chemotherapy should alveolar paratesticular rhabdomyosarcoma receive?
    Andrea Ferrari
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 43:295. 2004
  64. ncbi Late effects in 164 patients with rhabdomyosarcoma of the bladder/prostate region: a report from the international workshop
    Beverly Raney
    Department of Clinical Pediatrics, University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, USA
    J Urol 176:2190-4; discussion 2194-5. 2006
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