Present Strategy of Treatment of Neuroblastoma

  • R. Maurus
Part of the Recent Results in Cancer Research / Fortschritte der Krebsforschung / Progrès dans les recherches sur le cancer book series (RECENTCANCER, volume 62)


Neuroblastoma is one of the most common tumors of childhood. It ranks fourth in frequency after leukemia, lymphomas, and tumors of the central nervous system.


Neuroblastoma Cell Present Strategy Multimodal Therapy Spontaneous Regression Combine Chemotherapy 
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