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Is MIBG Imaging Still Relevant in Patients With Neuroblastoma?


Neuroblastoma is a type of neuroendocrine tumor, which can arise anywhere in the body from sympathetic nerve tissue. The primary tumor is most commonly found in the adrenal gland but may be seen in the chest in as many as 20% of patients. It constitutes approximately 10% of all childhood malignancies. The prognosis can vary a great deal from extremely good to extremely poor depending on a variety of factors that include stage of the patient, age of the patient, and certain genetic more...
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