Giovanni Cecchetto

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Affiliation: University of Padova
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Acute splenic torsion in children: which is the best treatment? A case report
    G Cecchetto
    Pediatric Surgery Unit, Department of Pediatrics, University Hospital of Padua, Italy
    Pediatr Med Chir 34:146-7. 2012
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. doi request reprint 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
  5. ncbi request reprint Minimally-invasive surgery in paediatric oncology: proposal of recommendations
    G Cecchetto
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Paediatric Surgery, University of Padua, Italy
    Pediatr Med Chir 32:197-201. 2010
  6. doi request reprint 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
  7. 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
  8. doi request reprint Malignant perivascular epithelioid cell tumor in children: description of a case and review of the literature
    Rita Alaggio
    Pathology Department, University of Padua, Padua, Italy
    J Pediatr Surg 47:e31-40. 2012
  9. doi request reprint 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
  10. 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

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Publications58

  1. ncbi request reprint Acute splenic torsion in children: which is the best treatment? A case report
    G Cecchetto
    Pediatric Surgery Unit, Department of Pediatrics, University Hospital of Padua, Italy
    Pediatr Med Chir 34:146-7. 2012
    ..The conservative option has to be balanced with the risk of prolonged thrombocytopenia, multiple transfusions and a possible second procedure to remove the spleen...
  2. 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
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  3. 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...
  4. doi request reprint 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...
  5. ncbi request reprint Minimally-invasive surgery in paediatric oncology: proposal of recommendations
    G Cecchetto
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Paediatric Surgery, University of Padua, Italy
    Pediatr Med Chir 32:197-201. 2010
    ..The oncologic criteria must be always followed with MIS as well as with "open" surgery...
  6. doi request reprint 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
    ....
  7. 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...
  8. doi request reprint Malignant perivascular epithelioid cell tumor in children: description of a case and review of the literature
    Rita Alaggio
    Pathology Department, University of Padua, Padua, Italy
    J Pediatr Surg 47:e31-40. 2012
    ..The indolent evolution in our patient was similar to that reported in some other cases in the literature. In terms of treatment, the present case suggests a minor response to temsirolimus compared with the adult population...
  9. doi request reprint 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...
  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. 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)...
  14. 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...
  15. doi request reprint Synchronous bilateral Wilms tumor: a report from the Associazione Italiana Ematologia Oncologia Pediatrica (AIEOP)
    Paolo Indolfi
    Pediatric Oncology Unit, Department of Pediatrics, II University, Naples, Italy
    Cancer 119:1586-92. 2013
    ..The optimal management of bilateral Wilms tumor (BWT) is challenging, and their survival is lower than for unilateral tumors. This report discusses a large series of BWTs treated in Italy in the last 2 decades...
  16. pmc GATA-4 and FOG-2 expression in pediatric ovarian sex cord-stromal tumors replicates embryonal gonadal phenotype: results from the TREP project
    Calogero Virgone
    Pediatric Surgery, Departments of Pediatrics and Gynaecology Obstetrics, University Hospital, Padua, Italy
    PLoS ONE 7:e45914. 2012
    ..The expression of GATA-4 and FOG-2, one of its modulators, was studied in pediatric Sex Cord-Stromal tumors of the ovary, in order to evaluate their potential role as diagnostic markers and prognostic factors...
  17. doi request reprint 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...
  18. 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...
  19. doi request reprint Appendiceal Neuroendocrine Tumours in Childhood: Italian TREP Project
    Calogero Virgone
    Pediatric Surgery, Department of Women s and Children s Health Pathology Unit, Department of Medical and Diagnostic Sciences and Special Therapies, University of Padua, Padua Hematology Oncology, IRCCS Istituto Nazionale dei Tumori, Milan Hematology Oncology, Department of Women s and Children s Health, University Hospital of Padua, Padua Hematology Oncology, Giannina Gaslini Children s Hospital, Genoa Pediatric Surgery, Bambino Gesu Children s Hospital, Rome Pediatric Surgery, IRCCS CĂ  Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Milan Hematology Oncology, Department of Pediatrics, II University, Naples Pathology Unit, Sant Orsola Malpighi Hospital, Bologna, Italy
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 58:333-8. 2014
    ..In addition to this, although tumour size is considered the main prognostic variable to define the aggressiveness of approach, a precise cutoff needs to be established...
  20. ncbi request reprint Fibrous hamartoma of infancy: an Italian multi-institutional experience
    Elena Carretto
    Division of Paediatric Surgery, Department of Paediatrics, University of Padua, Padua, Italy
    J Am Acad Dermatol 54:800-3. 2006
    ..Fibrous hamartoma (FH) of infancy is a benign mesenchymal tumor, occurring as a superficial mass. Complete excision is curative...
  21. ncbi request reprint 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...
  22. 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...
  23. doi request reprint Primary renal soft tissue sarcoma in children
    Arianna Tagarelli
    Division of Hematology Oncology, Department of Pediatrics, University Hospital of Padova, Padua, Italy
    Urology 80:698-702. 2012
    ..To describe clinical and treatment characteristics of renal soft tissue sarcomas in children, we analyzed a series of patients enrolled in the protocols coordinated by the Italian Soft Tissue Sarcoma Committee (STSC)...
  24. 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...
  25. ncbi request reprint 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...
  26. doi request reprint Concurrent fibroadenoma and intraductal papilloma - A recurring complex lesion in a premenarcheal girl
    Lara Alessandrini
    Department of Medicine Pathology Section, University Hospital of Padua, Padua, Italy
    Pathol Res Pract 209:120-3. 2013
    ..The relevance of this case lies in its rarity, as well as in the therapeutic strategies related to its biological potential and to the necessity of a conservative treatment, due to the young age of the patient...
  27. ncbi request reprint Results of a multicenter retrospective study of a combined medical and surgical approach to pulmonary aspergillosis in pediatric neutropenic patients
    Simone Cesaro
    Clinic of Pediatric Hematology Oncology, Department of Pediatrics, University of Padua, Padua, Italy
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 49:909-13. 2007
    ..Surgical resection has been reported to improve disease control and patient survival. There are few reports describing the role of surgery in children with pulmonary IA...
  28. doi request reprint The surgical approach for cervicothoracic masses in children
    Federica De Corti
    Division of Pediatric Surgery, Pediatric Department, University Hospital of Padua, 35128 Padua, Italy
    J Pediatr Surg 47:1662-8. 2012
    ..The surgical approach to masses located in the cervicothoracic juncton represents a challenge for surgeons. Many techniques have been described with good results...
  29. 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...
  30. 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
    ....
  31. doi request reprint 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...
  32. 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...
  33. doi request reprint An unusual case of suicide by sharp force
    Guido Viel
    Department of Environmental Medicine and Public Health Legal Medicine, Via Falloppio 50, 35121 Padova, Italy
    Forensic Sci Int 184:e12-5. 2009
    ..The case presented some particular aspects that allowed us to identify the mechanism of production of the lethal thoracic wound and to partially reconstruct the time-sequence of injuries...
  34. 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 UniversitĂ  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...
  35. doi request reprint Focal nodular hyperplasia in pediatric patients with and without oncologic history
    Dalia Gobbi
    Pediatric Surgery Department, University Hospital of Padua, Padua, Italy
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 55:1420-2. 2010
    ..The lesion remained stable after the biopsy in 8 patients; no complications were observed in other 10 patients who underwent resection of the mass. The outcome of all our patients with or without previous oncological disease was benign...
  36. ncbi request reprint Clinical and pathologic considerations in a case of inflammatory myofibroblastic tumor of the spleen
    Patrizia Dall'igna
    Pediatric Surgery Division, University of Padua, Via Giustiniani 3, 35128 Padua, Italy
    Pediatr Surg Int 20:875-7. 2004
    ....
  37. doi request reprint 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...
  38. doi request reprint Giant fibroadenoma of the breast in adolescents: report of 2 cases
    Dalia Gobbi
    Clinica Chirurgica Pediatrica, University of Padova, Padua, Italy
    J Pediatr Surg 44:e39-41. 2009
    ..Moreover, GF must be excised in all cases to exclude a phyllodes tumor and to prevent later deformity...
  39. 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
  40. ncbi request reprint Neonatal intrapericardial teratoma: a challenge for the pediatric surgeon
    Dalia Gobbi
    Division of Pediatric Surgery, University of Padova, 35128 Padova, Italy
    J Pediatr Surg 42:E3-6. 2007
    ..Perinatal surgical removal is the only lifesaving therapy; any conservative approach in these neonates should be avoided even if critically symptomatic...
  41. ncbi request reprint Surgical risk factors in primary surgery for localized neuroblastoma: the LNESG1 study of the European International Society of Pediatric Oncology Neuroblastoma Group
    Giovanni Cecchetto
    Division of Pediatric Surgery, Department of Pediatrics, University of Padova, Italy
    J Clin Oncol 23:8483-9. 2005
    ..In an effort to develop such guidelines, the LNESG1 study defined surgical risk factors (SRFs) based on the imaging characteristics...
  42. ncbi request reprint Multifocal hepatoblastoma: is there a place for partial hepatectomy?
    Patrizia Dall'igna
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Surgery, University Hospital of Padua, Italy
    Med Pediatr Oncol 40:113-6; discussion 116-7. 2003
  43. doi request reprint Fatal drowning accident and undiagnosed hydrocephalus
    Giovanni Cecchetto
    Department of Environmental Medicine and Public Health, Legal Medicine, University of Padua, Via Falloppio 50, 35121 Padova, Italy
    J Forensic Sci 55:826-9. 2010
    ..Finally, we discuss the major clinical and forensic implications of macrocephaly and hydrocephalus in adults...
  44. ncbi request reprint Voriconazole for invasive aspergillosis in oncohematological patients: a single-center pediatric experience
    Simone Cesaro
    Clinic of Pediatric Oncology Haematology, Department of Pediatrics, University of Padova, Via Giustiniani 3, 35128, Padova, Italy
    Support Care Cancer 11:722-7. 2003
    ..Voriconazole appears to be an effective salvage treatment for invasive aspergillosis in pediatric patients, with good responses in patients who recover from neutropenia or are not relapsing...
  45. 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...
  46. doi request reprint 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...
  47. 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...
  48. ncbi request reprint 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)...
  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 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...
  51. ncbi request reprint Mature and immature teratomas: results of the first paediatric Italian study
    Margherita Lo Curto
    Paediatric Department, University of Palermo, Palermo, Italy
    Pediatr Surg Int 23:315-22. 2007
    ..The number of patients treated with CT is not sufficient to evaluate the efficacy of CT in avoiding malignant relapse...
  52. ncbi request reprint Malignant germ cell tumors in childhood: results of the first Italian cooperative study "TCG 91"
    Margherita Lo Curto
    Dipartimento Materno Infantile, University of Palermo, Italy
    Med Pediatr Oncol 41:417-25. 2003
    ..To investigate which features are present in resistant patients, a multicenter study on GCT in children was undertaken to correlate clinical and laboratory parameters with the outcome...
  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. 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...
  55. 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...
  56. ncbi request reprint Solid-pseudopapillary tumor of the pancreas (Frantz tumor) in children
    Michela Casanova
    Pediatric Oncology Unit, Istituto Nazionale Tumori, Via G Venezian, Milano, Italy
    Med Pediatr Oncol 41:74-6. 2003
  57. ncbi request reprint 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...
  58. 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...