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Neonatology pp 1641-1659 | Cite as

Neonatal Malignancies

  • Serena Catania
  • Stefano Chiaravalli
  • Franca Fossati-Bellani
  • Maura Massimino
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Abstract

Neoplastic or tumorlike conditions are rare in the fetus and newborn, but pose important diagnostic and therapeutic problems for pediatricians and oncologists, as well as provoking enormous emotional burdens on parents and caregivers. They also present significant medical and ethical dilemmas.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Serena Catania
    • 1
  • Stefano Chiaravalli
    • 1
  • Franca Fossati-Bellani
    • 1
  • Maura Massimino
    • 1
  1. 1.Pediatric Oncology DepartmentFondazione IRCCS Istituto Nazionale dei TumoriMilanItaly

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