M Carli

Summary

Affiliation: University of Padova
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint 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
  2. ncbi request reprint European intergroup studies (MMT4-89 and MMT4-91) on childhood metastatic rhabdomyosarcoma: final results and analysis of prognostic factors
    M Carli
    University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    J Clin Oncol 22:4787-94. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Ifosfamide in pediatric solid tumors
    M Carli
    Division of Haematology Oncology, Department of Pediatrics, University Hospital, Padova, Italy
    Oncology 65:99-104. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint High-dose melphalan with autologous stem-cell rescue in metastatic rhabdomyosarcoma
    M Carli
    Department of Pediatrics, Oncology Hematology Division, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    J Clin Oncol 17:2796-803. 1999
  5. ncbi request reprint Fibrosarcoma in pediatric patients: results of the Italian Cooperative Group studies (1979-1995)
    G Cecchetto
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Surgery, University of Padua, Padua, Italy
    J Surg Oncol 78:225-31. 2001
  6. ncbi request reprint Desmoplastic small round cell tumour in children and adolescents
    G Bisogno
    Division of Haematology Oncology, Department of Paediatrics, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    Med Pediatr Oncol 34:338-42. 2000
  7. doi request reprint Sequential intensified chemotherapy with stem cell rescue for children and adolescents with desmoplastic small round-cell tumor
    G Bisogno
    Division of Hematology Oncology, Department of Pediatrics, University Hospital of Padova, Padova, Italy
    Bone Marrow Transplant 45:907-11. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint Intensive chemotherapy for children and young adults with metastatic primitive neuroectodermal tumors of the soft tissue
    G Bisogno
    Hematology Oncology Division, Department of Pediatrics, Padova, Italy
    Bone Marrow Transplant 30:297-302. 2002
  9. doi request reprint Extracorporeal photochemotherapy may improve outcome in children with acute GVHD
    E Calore
    Department of Pediatrics, Pediatric Hematology Oncology, University of Padua, Padova, Italy
    Bone Marrow Transplant 42:421-5. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Analyses of prognostic factors in a retrospective review of 92 children with ependymoma: Italian Pediatric Neuro-oncology Group
    G Perilongo
    Pediatric Oncology Division Pediatric Department, University of Padova, Italy
    Med Pediatr Oncol 29:79-85. 1997

Detail Information

Publications65

  1. ncbi request reprint 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...
  2. ncbi request reprint European intergroup studies (MMT4-89 and MMT4-91) on childhood metastatic rhabdomyosarcoma: final results and analysis of prognostic factors
    M Carli
    University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    J Clin Oncol 22:4787-94. 2004
    ..Final results are presented from two consecutive European studies for patients with metastatic rhabdomyosarcoma (RMS) to identify prognostic variables and determine the value of high-dose chemotherapy (HDCT) in complete remission...
  3. ncbi request reprint Ifosfamide in pediatric solid tumors
    M Carli
    Division of Haematology Oncology, Department of Pediatrics, University Hospital, Padova, Italy
    Oncology 65:99-104. 2003
    ..g. 24 h). Ifosfamide is currently included in the standard therapy of pediatric bone and soft tissue sarcomas. It is also used in a selected high-risk group of patients with Wilms' tumor, neuroblastoma and germ cell tumors...
  4. ncbi request reprint High-dose melphalan with autologous stem-cell rescue in metastatic rhabdomyosarcoma
    M Carli
    Department of Pediatrics, Oncology Hematology Division, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    J Clin Oncol 17:2796-803. 1999
    ..The European Collaborative MMT4-91 trial was conducted as a prospective nonrandomized study to evaluate the potential benefit of high-dose melphalan as consolidation of first complete remission in children with stage IV rhabdomyosarcoma...
  5. ncbi request reprint Fibrosarcoma in pediatric patients: results of the Italian Cooperative Group studies (1979-1995)
    G Cecchetto
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Surgery, University of Padua, Padua, Italy
    J Surg Oncol 78:225-31. 2001
    ..The purpose of this study was to describe the clinical features and the treatment results in patients affected by fibrosarcoma enrolled in two consecutive studies run by the STS-Italian Cooperative Group (ICG) between 1979 and 1995...
  6. ncbi request reprint Desmoplastic small round cell tumour in children and adolescents
    G Bisogno
    Division of Haematology Oncology, Department of Paediatrics, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    Med Pediatr Oncol 34:338-42. 2000
    ..Desmoplastic small round cell tumour (DSRCT) is a rare highly aggressive neoplasm, and clinical studies are scarce...
  7. doi request reprint Sequential intensified chemotherapy with stem cell rescue for children and adolescents with desmoplastic small round-cell tumor
    G Bisogno
    Division of Hematology Oncology, Department of Pediatrics, University Hospital of Padova, Padova, Italy
    Bone Marrow Transplant 45:907-11. 2010
    ..5 and 38.9%, respectively. The prognosis for pediatric patients with DSRCT did not improve after administering intensified chemotherapy early in their treatment, so different strategies are needed...
  8. ncbi request reprint Intensive chemotherapy for children and young adults with metastatic primitive neuroectodermal tumors of the soft tissue
    G Bisogno
    Hematology Oncology Division, Department of Pediatrics, Padova, Italy
    Bone Marrow Transplant 30:297-302. 2002
    ..04). In conclusion, despite the high CR rate, intensive chemotherapy with or without high-dose melphalan appeared to have little impact on the survival of patients with metastatic extraosseus PNET...
  9. doi request reprint Extracorporeal photochemotherapy may improve outcome in children with acute GVHD
    E Calore
    Department of Pediatrics, Pediatric Hematology Oncology, University of Padua, Padova, Italy
    Bone Marrow Transplant 42:421-5. 2008
    ..Our data seem to suggest that ECP may improve outcome in patients after UBMT. These findings need to be confirmed in a larger population...
  10. ncbi request reprint Analyses of prognostic factors in a retrospective review of 92 children with ependymoma: Italian Pediatric Neuro-oncology Group
    G Perilongo
    Pediatric Oncology Division Pediatric Department, University of Padova, Italy
    Med Pediatr Oncol 29:79-85. 1997
    ..These findings suggest that, for childhood EPD, radical resection should be pursued as much as reasonably possible. Thus, it seems justified proposing for future trials, patient stratification by entity of surgical resection...
  11. ncbi request reprint Primary re-excision: the Italian experience in patients with localized soft-tissue sarcomas
    G Cecchetto
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Padua, Italy
    Pediatr Surg Int 17:532-4. 2001
    ..The histologic types and the presence of residuals at PRE did not predict the failures; PRE was effective especially in extremity, trunk, and paratesticular sites, whereas its role was uncertain in large sarcomas over 5 cm in size...
  12. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular autonomic function in Cushing's syndrome
    F Fallo
    Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, University of Padua, 35128 Padua, Italy
    J Endocrinol Invest 32:41-5. 2009
    ..Whether this autonomic alteration is meant to counterbalance cortisol-induced effects on blood pressure and cardiac structure/function or has a different pathophysiological significance is still unknown...
  13. doi request reprint 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...
  14. ncbi request reprint 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...
  15. ncbi request reprint 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
    ....
  16. ncbi request reprint Expression and activity of vascular endothelial growth factor and metalloproteinases in alveolar and embryonal rhabdomyosarcoma cell lines
    Maurizio Onisto
    Department of Experimental Biomedical Sciences, University of Padova, I 35121 Padova, Italy
    Int J Oncol 27:791-8. 2005
    ....
  17. ncbi request reprint 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...
  18. ncbi request reprint 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...
  19. ncbi request reprint 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
    ....
  20. ncbi request reprint 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...
  21. ncbi request reprint Results of a prospective minimal disseminated disease study in human rhabdomyosarcoma using three different molecular markers
    Francesca Sartori
    Clinic for Pediatric Oncology, Azienda Ospedaliera University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    Cancer 106:1766-75. 2006
    ..ARMS is more aggressive and prone to distant tumor dissemination, whereas ERMS tends to expand and recur locally. Little information is available on bone marrow involvement by RMS...
  22. doi request reprint 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...
  23. ncbi request reprint A simplified method of antibiotic lock therapy for Broviac-Hickman catheters using a CLC 2000 connector device
    Simone Cesaro
    Clinic of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology, Department of Pediatrics, University of Padova, Via Giustiniani 3, 35128, Padova, Italy
    Support Care Cancer 15:95-9. 2007
    ..We report a simplified method of performing antibiotic lock therapy (ALT) based on a disposable central venous catheter (CVC) hub device, CLC 2000, enabling an open-ended CVC to be flushed with normal saline solution without heparin...
  24. ncbi request reprint 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...
  25. ncbi request reprint 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...
  26. doi request reprint An updated follow-up of chronic hepatitis C after three decades of observation in pediatric patients cured of malignancy
    Simone Cesaro
    Pediatric Hematology Oncology, Department of Pediatrics, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 55:108-12. 2010
    ..The aim of the study was to evaluate the clinical characteristics and the long-term outcome of chronic hepatitis C in a cohort of Caucasian children cured of pediatric malignancy...
  27. ncbi request reprint 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...
  28. doi request reprint 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...
  29. doi request reprint 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...
  30. ncbi request reprint 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)...
  31. ncbi request reprint MYCN expression in human rhabdomyosarcoma cell lines and tumour samples
    Luisa Toffolatti
    Clinica di Oncoematologia Pediatrica, Azienda Ospedaliera Universita di Padova, Padova, Italy
    J Pathol 196:450-8. 2002
    ..These data suggest that MYCN expression is a common feature of rhabdomyosarcoma, independent of gene amplification and without a clear relationship with specific histological and clinical features...
  32. ncbi request reprint 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...
  33. doi request reprint Prospective, randomized trial of two different modalities of flushing central venous catheters in pediatric patients with cancer
    Simone Cesaro
    Pediatric Hematology and Oncology, Department of Pediatrics, University of Padova, Via Giustiniani 3, Padova, Italy 35128
    J Clin Oncol 27:2059-65. 2009
    ..There are limited prospective data on whether the method of flushing affects the complication rate of tunnelled central venous catheters (CVCs)...
  34. ncbi request reprint Involvement of p53 in specific anti-neuroectodermal tumor activity of aloe-emodin
    Teresa Pecere
    Department of Histology, Microbiology and Medical Biotechnology, University of Padova, Padua, Italy
    Int J Cancer 106:836-47. 2003
    ..Due to its high accumulation in neuroectodermal tumor cells AE could also kill tumor cells harboring p53 mutant genes. This property would further contribute to AE specific anti-tumor activity and might be exploitable in the clinic...
  35. doi request reprint Sentinel node biopsy in pediatric soft tissue sarcomas of extremities
    Federica De Corti
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Surgery, University Hospital of Padua, Padua, Italy
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 52:51-4. 2009
    ..However, only few reports describe this procedure for the evaluation of regional lymph nodes in childhood and adolescents. Our experience with sentinel node biopsy in soft tissue sarcomas of extremities in children is reported...
  36. ncbi request reprint Gene expression profiling identifies potential relevant genes in alveolar rhabdomyosarcoma pathogenesis and discriminates PAX3-FKHR positive and negative tumors
    Cristiano De Pittà
    CRIBI Biotechnology Centre and Dipartimento di Biologia, Universita degli Studi di Padova, Padova, Italy
    Int J Cancer 118:2772-81. 2006
    ..Expression levels for selected candidate genes were validated by quantitative real-time reverse-transcription PCR...
  37. doi request reprint Assessment of the lightcycler PCR assay for diagnosis of invasive aspergillosis in paediatric patients with onco-haematological diseases
    S Cesaro
    Pediatric Hematology Oncology, Department of Pediatrics, University of Padua, Padova, Italy
    Mycoses 51:497-504. 2008
    ..The high NPV makes LightCycler PCR a promising tool in addition to GM testing to design a strategy of pre-emptive antifungal therapy, although further validation studies are needed...
  38. ncbi request reprint Mortality from second tumour among long-term survivors of retinoblastoma: a retrospective analysis of the Italian retinoblastoma registry
    A Acquaviva
    Italian Retinoblastoma Registry, Department of Pediatrics, Obstetrics and Reproductive Medicine, University of Siena, Siena, Italy
    Oncogene 25:5350-7. 2006
    ..00, 95% CI 203.50-1008.40), small intestine (SMR 1375.50, 95% CI 344.00-5499.70), nasal cavity (SMR 13.71, 95% CI 1.93-97.35) and cancers of the brain and central nervous system (SMR 41.14, 95% CI 13.2-127.55)...
  39. doi request reprint Management of unresectable solid papillary cystic tumor of the pancreas. A case report and literature review
    Pietro Soloni
    Division of Hematology Oncology, Department of Pediatrics, University Hospital of Padova, 35128 Padova, Italy
    J Pediatr Surg 45:e1-6. 2010
    ..Chemotherapy and radiotherapy were beneficial in a limited number of patients, but therapeutic decisions must be made bearing in mind that patients may be long-term survivors without any treatment because of the tumor's slow growth...
  40. ncbi request reprint 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
    ....
  41. doi request reprint Conservative management of priapism secondary to leukemia
    Marco Castagnetti
    Section of Pediatric Urology, Urology Unit, Department of Oncological and Surgical Sciences, University Hospital of Padova, Padua, Italy
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 51:420-3. 2008
    ..Based on these cases, conservative management of priapism in children with leukemia might be adequate and not lead to long-term erectile dysfunction...
  42. doi request reprint Quality of life and psychosocial sequelae in children undergoing hematopoietic stem-cell transplantation: a review
    Marta Tremolada
    Department of Developmental and Social Psychology, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    Pediatr Transplant 13:955-70. 2009
    ..The information which emerged from the review of the literature is discussed with special attention to methodological issues. Directions for future research are proposed...
  43. doi request reprint 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...
  44. doi request reprint 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..
  45. ncbi request reprint 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...
  46. ncbi request reprint Management of childhood malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumor
    Andrea Ferrari
    Pediatric Oncology Unit, Istituto Nazionale Tumori, Milan, Italy
    Paediatr Drugs 9:239-48. 2007
    ....
  47. pmc Functional VEGF and VEGF receptors are expressed in human medulloblastomas
    M Liliana Slongo
    Department of Experimental Biomedical Sciences, Division of Hematology Oncology, University Hospital of Padua, Via Giustiniani 3, 35128 Padua, Italy
    Neuro Oncol 9:384-92. 2007
    ..These data suggest a possible autocrine role for VEGF in medulloblastoma growth. Targeting VEGF signaling may represent a new therapeutic option in the treatment of medulloblastoma...
  48. ncbi request reprint 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...
  49. ncbi request reprint 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)...
  50. ncbi request reprint Disseminated neuroblastoma in children older than one year at diagnosis: comparable results with three consecutive high-dose protocols adopted by the Italian Co-Operative Group for Neuroblastoma
    Bruno De Bernardi
    Giannina Gaslini Children s Hospital, Largo Gerolamo Gaslini 5, 16147 Genova, Italy
    J Clin Oncol 21:1592-601. 2003
    ..To compare the outcomes associated with modifications in three consecutive protocols employed by the Italian Co-Operative Group for Neuroblastoma (ICGNB) in disseminated neuroblastoma...
  51. ncbi request reprint 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...
  52. ncbi request reprint 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...
  53. ncbi request reprint 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...
  54. ncbi request reprint 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
    ....
  55. ncbi request reprint 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...
  56. ncbi request reprint 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...
  57. ncbi request reprint Childhood soft tissue sarcomas incidence and survival in European children (1978-1997): report from the Automated Childhood Cancer Information System project
    Guido Pastore
    Childhood Cancer Registry of Piedmont, Cancer Epidemiology Unit of the Centre for Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention CPO Piemonte, CeRMS, University of Turin, Via Santena 7, 10126 Torino, Italy
    Eur J Cancer 42:2136-49. 2006
    ..Five-year survival of children with STS increased from 46% in 1978-1977 to 66% in 1993-1997, reaching 74% in the North for those diagnosed in 1993-1997. This improvement is ascribed to therapy advances...
  58. ncbi request reprint 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
    ....
  59. ncbi request reprint 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
    ....
  60. ncbi request reprint Clear cell sarcoma of the kidney in a newborn
    Stefano Mazzoleni
    Division of Pediatrics, Ospedale Pietro Cosma, Camposampiero, Padua, Italy
    Med Pediatr Oncol 41:153-5. 2003
  61. ncbi request reprint What chemotherapy should alveolar paratesticular rhabdomyosarcoma receive?
    Andrea Ferrari
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 43:295. 2004
  62. ncbi request reprint 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 request reprint Interferon alpha for alveolar soft part sarcoma
    Gianni Bisogno
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 44:687-8. 2005
  64. ncbi request reprint 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...
  65. ncbi request reprint A prospective survey on incidence, risk factors and therapy of hepatic veno-occlusive disease in children after hematopoietic stem cell transplantation
    Simone Cesaro
    Clinic of Pediatric Hematology Oncology Department of Pediatrics, University of Padova, Via Giustiniani 3, 35128 Padova, Italy simone cesaro unipd it
    Haematologica 90:1396-404. 2005
    ..We conducted a prospective survey of 244 hematopoietic stem cell transplants in children to determine the incidence of VOD, its main risk factors, treatment and effect on the transplant...