Anna M Butturini
Affiliation: University of Southern California
- Modeling minimal residual disease (MRD)-testingAnna Butturini
Department of Pediatrics, Division of Hematology Oncology, Childrens Hospital Los Angeles, 4650 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90027 6016, USA
Leuk Res 27:293-300. 2003..In contrast, increased sampling (size and frequency) and assigning a high cut-off value (for example, > or = 10(-3)) to declare a MRD-test positive will increase sensitivity and specificity, respectively...
- Obesity and outcome in pediatric acute lymphoblastic leukemiaAnna M Butturini
Childrens Hospital Los Angeles and Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90027, USA
J Clin Oncol 25:2063-9. 2007..To evaluate the effect of obesity (defined as a body mass index > 95th percentile for age and sex at diagnosis) on outcome of pediatric acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL)...
- High-dose chemotherapy and autologous hematopoietic progenitor cell rescue in children with recurrent medulloblastoma and supratentorial primitive neuroectodermal tumors: the impact of prior radiotherapy on outcomeAnna M Butturini
Division of Hematology Oncology, Childrens Hospital Los Angeles and Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA
Cancer 115:2956-63. 2009....
- The challenges of high-dose chemotherapy in CNS tumorsAnna Butturini
Childrens Center for Cancer and Blood Diseases, Childrens Hospital Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California 90027, USA
Pediatr Blood Cancer 54:652-3. 2010..We will consider the difficulties in analyzing published data and the challenges of designing effective clinical trials that test high-dose chemotherapy in patients with brain tumors...
- Invasive diagnostic procedures for pulmonary infiltrates in pediatric hematopoietic stem cell transplant recipientsSaro H Armenian
Division of Hematology Oncology, Childrens Hospital Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Pediatr Transplant 11:736-42. 2007..In conclusion, all three invasive diagnostic procedures were safe. Having a focal infiltrate was independently and significantly associated with having a positive diagnostic yield...