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Adult versus Pediatric Neuroblastoma: The M.D. Anderson Cancer Center Experience

Table 1

Patient characteristics by stage of disease.

Adult (%)Pediatric (%)

Stage: L157 (48)24 (22%)
 Median age (range)48 (18–77)5.5 (3–15)
 Histology
  Ganglioneuroblastoma6 (11)6 (25)
  Neuroblastoma51 (89)18 (75)
 Primary location
  Bones, skeletal system1 (2)1 (4)
  Central nervous system1 (2)1 (4)
  Chest cavity viscera2 (4)4 (17)
  Head and neck46 (81)3 (12)
  Soft tissue2 (4)8 (33)
  Urinary tract5 (9)7 (29)
Stage: L244 (37)12 (11)
 Median age (range)51.5 (20–81)5.5 (3–10)
 Histology
  Ganglioneuroblastoma2 (5)3 (25)
  Neuroblastoma42 (95)9 (75)
 Primary location
  Central nervous system3 (7)2 (17)
  Chest cavity viscera2 (5)1 (8)
  Head and neck32 (73)1 (8)
  Soft tissue3 (7)5 (42)
  Urinary tract4 (9)3 (25)
Stage: M17 (14)74 (67)
 Median age (range)29 (19–75)5 (3–16)
 Histology
  Ganglioneuroblastoma1 (16)4 (5)
  Neuroblastoma16 (94)70 (95)
 Primary location
  Abdominal cavity viscera2 (12)1 (1)
  Central nervous system01 (1)
  Chest cavity viscera1 (6)5 (7)
  Male genital system1 (6)0
  Head and neck4 (24)2 (3)
  Metastatic cancer1 (6)1 (1)
  Soft tissue4 (24)25 (34)
  Genitourinary tract*4 (24)39 (53)

Includes adrenal primary.

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