A cancer of the peripheral nervous system that typically appears as a tumor in a child's abdomen or chest, neuroblastoma varies greatly in severity, ranging from forms that spontaneously disappear to high-risk subtypes that are difficult to cure.
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NBL stands for Neuroblastoma
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Scientists at Newcastle University found that up to three-quarters of youngsters receiving drugs for neuroblastoma are potentially being under-dosed.
With neuroblastoma it's really hard to treat a second time, especially when it comes back in same place.
A recent issue of the FASEB Journal reports the discovery of scientists at the Karolinska Institute of the ability of docosahexaenoic acid, or DHA, to kill neuroblastoma cells in vitro.
Helena CarE[umlaut]n, a researcher at the Department of Clinical Genetics at the Sahlgrenska Academy, said: "We found that the children who develop this type of neuroblastoma are twice as old at the onset of the disease as children who develop other types of neuroblastoma.
Neuroblastoma often starts in the stomach area, commonly in the adrenal glands or the nerve tissue at the back of the abdomen.
Nutlin-3 also slowed the growth of chemotherapy-resistant neuroblastoma cells and limited the spread of the cancer in the animals.
DISCUSSION Neuroblastoma is a poorly differentiated neoplasm derived from neural crest cells.