Publications by authors named "Katherine K Matthay"

100Publications

I-MIBG PET/CT to Monitor Metastatic Disease in Children with Relapsed Neuroblastoma.

J Nucl Med 2021 Jan 15;62(1):43-47. Epub 2020 May 15.

Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California

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January 2021

Congenital malformation syndromes associated with peripheral neuroblastic tumors: A systematic review.

Pediatr Blood Cancer 2019 10 2;66(10):e27901. Epub 2019 Jul 2.

Department of Pediatrics, The University of California San Francisco School of Medicine and UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital, San Francisco, California.

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October 2019

Risk Factors for Transplant-Associated Thrombotic Microangiopathy after Autologous Hematopoietic Cell Transplant in High-Risk Neuroblastoma.

Biol Blood Marrow Transplant 2019 10 12;25(10):2031-2039. Epub 2019 Jun 12.

Department of Pediatrics, University of California San Francisco School of Medicine and Benioff Children's Hospital, San Francisco, California. Electronic address:

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October 2019

Interleukin 2 plus anti-GD2 immunotherapy: helpful or harmful?

Lancet Oncol 2018 12 12;19(12):1549-1551. Epub 2018 Nov 12.

Department of Pediatrics, University of California San Francisco School of Medicine, San Francisco, CA 94158, USA. Electronic address:

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December 2018

Neuroblastoma: clinical and biological approach to risk stratification and treatment.

Cell Tissue Res 2018 05 23;372(2):195-209. Epub 2018 Mar 23.

Department of Pediatrics, UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, and UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital, University of California, San Francisco, CA, 94158, USA.

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May 2018

Peripheral Blood Biomarkers Associated With Toxicity and Treatment Characteristics After I- Metaiodobenzylguanidine Therapy in Patients With Neuroblastoma.

Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 2017 10 15;99(2):468-475. Epub 2017 May 15.

Dana-Farber/Boston Children's Cancer and Blood Disorders Center and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts. Electronic address:

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October 2017

Revisions to the International Neuroblastoma Response Criteria: A Consensus Statement From the National Cancer Institute Clinical Trials Planning Meeting.

J Clin Oncol 2017 Aug 4;35(22):2580-2587. Epub 2017 May 4.

Julie R. Park, Seattle Children's Hospital and University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA; Rochelle Bagatell and John M. Maris, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA; Susan L. Cohn, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL; Andrew D. Pearson, Institute of Cancer Research and Royal Marsden National Health Service (NHS) Foundation Trust, Sutton, Surrey; Susan Burchill, Leeds Institute of Cancer and Pathology, St James University Hospital, Leeds; Kieran McHugh and Penelope Brock, Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children, NHS Trust, London, United Kingdom; Judith G. Villablanca, Children's Hospital Los Angeles and University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles; Katherine K. Matthay, University of California San Francisco School of Medicine, San Francisco, CA; Frank Berthold, Children's Hospital and University of Cologne, Köln, Germany; Ariane Boubaker, Institute of Radiology, Clinique de La Source, Lausanne, Switzerland; Jed G. Nuchtern, Texas Children's Hospital and Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX; Wendy B. London, Dana-Farber/Boston Children's Cancer and Blood Disorder Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA; Nita L. Seibel and O. Wolf Lindwasser, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD; Gudrun Schleiermacher, Institut Curie, Paris; Dominique Valteau-Couanet, Gustave Roussy, Villejuif, France; and Ruth Ladenstein, Children's Cancer Research Institute, St Anna Children's Hospital, Vienna, Austria.

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August 2017

Patterns of Relapse in High-Risk Neuroblastoma Patients Treated With and Without Total Body Irradiation.

Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 2017 02 8;97(2):270-277. Epub 2016 Nov 8.

Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts; Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts; Dana-Farber/Boston Children's Cancer and Blood Disorders Center, Boston, Massachusetts. Electronic address:

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February 2017

Neuroblastoma.

Nat Rev Dis Primers 2016 11 10;2:16078. Epub 2016 Nov 10.

Department of Pediatrics and Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California, San Francisco, California 94158, USA.

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November 2016

Comparison of Clinical Features and Outcomes in Patients With Bilateral Versus Unilateral Adrenal Neuroblastoma.

J Pediatr Hematol Oncol 2017 03;39(2):108-113

*Department of Pediatrics, UCSF School of Medicine and UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital, San Francisco, CA †Dana-Farber/Boston Children's Cancer and Blood Disorders Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA.

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March 2017

Targeted antiangiogenic agents in combination with cytotoxic chemotherapy in preclinical and clinical studies in sarcoma.

Clin Sarcoma Res 2016 7;6. Epub 2016 Jun 7.

Dana-Farber/Boston Children's Cancer and Blood Disorders Center, 450 Brookline Avenue, Dana 3, Boston, MA 02215 USA.

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June 2016

Phase I Study of the Aurora A Kinase Inhibitor Alisertib in Combination With Irinotecan and Temozolomide for Patients With Relapsed or Refractory Neuroblastoma: A NANT (New Approaches to Neuroblastoma Therapy) Trial.

J Clin Oncol 2016 Apr 16;34(12):1368-75. Epub 2016 Feb 16.

Steven G. DuBois, Dana-Farber/Boston Children's Cancer and Blood Disorders Center and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA; Araz Marachelian, Susan Groshen, Jemily Malvar, Hollie Lai, Fariba Goodarzian, Hiroyuki Shimada, Scarlett Czarnecki, and Denice Tsao-Wei, University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine and Children's Hospital Los Angeles, Los Angeles; Randall Hawkins, Jesse Courtier, and Katherine K. Matthay, University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine and Benioff Children's Hospital, San Francisco, CA; Elizabeth Fox, Rochelle Bagatell, John M. Maris, and Yael P. Mosse, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA; Rachel A. Kudgus and Joel M. Reid, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN; and Lars Wagner, University of Kentucky College of Medicine, Lexington, KY.

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April 2016

Physician Perspectives on Palliative Care for Children With Neuroblastoma: An International Context.

Pediatr Blood Cancer 2016 May 19;63(5):872-9. Epub 2016 Jan 19.

Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California.

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May 2016

Evaluation and Outcome of Central Nervous System Involvement in Pediatric Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

Pediatr Blood Cancer 2016 Mar 3;63(3):458-64. Epub 2015 Nov 3.

Department of Pediatrics, UCSF School of Medicine and UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital, University of California, San Francisco, California.

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March 2016

Impact of Whole-Body Radiation Dose on Response and Toxicity in Patients With Neuroblastoma After Therapy With 131 I-Metaiodobenzylguanidine (MIBG).

Pediatr Blood Cancer 2016 Mar 27;63(3):436-42. Epub 2015 Oct 27.

Department of Pediatrics, UCSF School of Medicine and UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California.

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March 2016

Advances in Risk Classification and Treatment Strategies for Neuroblastoma.

J Clin Oncol 2015 Sep 24;33(27):3008-17. Epub 2015 Aug 24.

Navin R. Pinto, Mark A. Applebaum, Samuel L. Volchenboum, and Susan L. Cohn, Comer Children's Hospital, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL; Katherine K. Matthay, University of California San Francisco (UCSF) Benioff Children's Hospital, UCSF School of Medicine, San Francisco, CA; Wendy B. London, Dana-Farber/Boston Children's Cancer and Blood Disorders Center, Boston, MA; Peter F. Ambros, Children's Cancer Research Institute, St Anna Kinderkrebsforschung, Vienna, Austria; Akira Nakagawara, Saga Medical Center Koseikan, Saga, Japan; Frank Berthold, Children's Hospital, University of Cologne, Koln, Germany; Gudrun Schleiermacher, Institut Curie, Paris; Dominique Valteau-Couanet, Gustave Roussy, Villejuif, France; Julie R. Park, Seattle Children's Hospital, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, University of Washington, Seattle, WA; and Andrew D.J. Pearson, Institute of Cancer Research and Royal Marsden Hospital, Surrey, United Kingdom.

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September 2015

Different outcomes for relapsed versus refractory neuroblastoma after therapy with (131)I-metaiodobenzylguanidine ((131)I-MIBG).

Eur J Cancer 2015 Nov 5;51(16):2465-72. Epub 2015 Aug 5.

Department of Pediatrics, University of California San Francisco School of Medicine and UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital, San Francisco, CA, United States. Electronic address:

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November 2015

Pilot study of intravenous melphalan combined with continuous infusion L-S,R-buthionine sulfoximine for children with recurrent neuroblastoma.

Pediatr Blood Cancer 2015 Oct 7;62(10):1739-46. Epub 2015 Jul 7.

Cancer Center and Departments of Cell Biology & Biochemistry, Pediatrics and Medicine, School of Medicine, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock, Texas.

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October 2015

Reply to N.-K.V. Cheung et al.

J Clin Oncol 2014 Dec 17;32(36):4174-5. Epub 2014 Nov 17.

University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA.

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December 2014

Clinical Features and Outcomes Differ between Skeletal and Extraskeletal Osteosarcoma.

Sarcoma 2014 9;2014:902620. Epub 2014 Sep 9.

Department of Pediatrics, UCSF School of Medicine and UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital, 505 Parnassus Avenue M649, P.O. Box 0106, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA.

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October 2014

Drugging MYCN through an allosteric transition in Aurora kinase A.

Cancer Cell 2014 Sep 28;26(3):414-427. Epub 2014 Aug 28.

Department of Pediatrics, UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94158, USA; Departments of Neurology and Neurological Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94158, USA; Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94158, USA. Electronic address:

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September 2014

Clinical, biologic, and prognostic differences on the basis of primary tumor site in neuroblastoma: a report from the international neuroblastoma risk group project.

J Clin Oncol 2014 Oct 25;32(28):3169-76. Epub 2014 Aug 25.

Kieuhoa T. Vo, Katherine K. Matthay, John Neuhaus, and Steven G. DuBois, Benioff Children's Hospital and University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco; Doug Miniati, Kaiser Permanente Medical Center, Roseville, CA; Wendy B. London, Children's Oncology Group Statistics and Data Center and Dana-Farber Children's Hospital Cancer Center, Boston, MA; Barbara Hero, Children's Hospital, University of Cologne, Köln, Germany; Peter F. Ambros, Children's Cancer Research Institute, St Anne Kinderkrebsforschung, Vienna, Austria; Akira Nakagawara, Chiba Cancer Center Research Institute and Chiba University, Chiba, Japan; Kate Wheeler, Oxford Children's Hospital, Oxford; Andrew D.J. Pearson, Institute of Cancer Research and Royal Marsden Hospital, Surrey, United Kingdom; Susan L. Cohn, The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL.

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October 2014

Symptom assessment in pediatric oncology: how should concordance between children's and parents' reports be evaluated?

Cancer Nurs 2014 Jul-Aug;37(4):252-62

Author Affiliations: Departments of Physiological Nursing (Drs Baggott and Miaskowski) and Community Health Systems (Dr Cooper), University of California San Francisco; Department of Pediatrics, Stanford University, Palo Alto, California (Dr Marina); and Department of Pediatrics, University of California San Francisco (Dr Matthay).

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December 2015

Likelihood of bone recurrence in prior sites of metastasis in patients with high-risk neuroblastoma.

Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 2014 Jul 24;89(4):839-45. Epub 2014 May 24.

Department of Radiation Oncology, University of California at San Francisco School of Medicine and UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital, San Francisco, California. Electronic address:

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July 2014

Probable fatal drug interaction between intravenous fenretinide, ceftriaxone, and acetaminophen: a case report from a New Approaches to Neuroblastoma (NANT) Phase I study.

BMC Res Notes 2014 Apr 23;7:256. Epub 2014 Apr 23.

Cancer Center and Departments of Cell Biology and Biochemistry, Pharmacology and Neuroscience, Pediatrics, and Internal Medicine, School of Medicine, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, 3601 4th Street, STOP 9445 79430 Lubbock, TX, USA.

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April 2014

Metastatic neuroblastoma confined to distant lymph nodes (stage 4N) predicts outcome in patients with stage 4 disease: A study from the International Neuroblastoma Risk Group Database.

J Clin Oncol 2014 Apr 24;32(12):1228-35. Epub 2014 Mar 24.

Daniel A. Morgenstern and Meredith S. Irwin, Hospital for Sick Children and University of Toronto; Derek Stephens, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON, Canada; Daniel A. Morgenstern, Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children National Health Service (NHS) Foundation Trust, London; Andrew D.J. Pearson, The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust, Sutton, Surrey, United Kingdom; Wendy B. London, Dana-Farber/Boston Children's Cancer and Blood Disorders Center, Boston, MA; Samuel L. Volchenboum and Susan L. Cohn, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL; Barbara Hero, University Children's Hospital, Köln, Germany; Andrea Di Cataldo, University of Catania, Catania, Italy; Akira Nakagawara, Chiba University School of Medicine, Chiba, Japan; Hiroyuki Shimada, University of Southern California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles; Katherine K. Matthay, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, CA; and Peter F. Ambros, St. Anna Kinderkrebsforschung, Vienna, Austria.

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April 2014

Current treatment and outcome for childhood acute leukemia in Tanzania.

Pediatr Blood Cancer 2013 Dec 26;60(12):2047-53. Epub 2013 Aug 26.

Department of Pediatrics, University of California San Francisco School of Medicine and UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital, San Francisco, California.

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December 2013

Neuroblastoma in older children, adolescents and young adults: a report from the International Neuroblastoma Risk Group project.

Pediatr Blood Cancer 2014 Apr 13;61(4):627-35. Epub 2013 Sep 13.

Division of Oncology, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and Department of Pediatrics, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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April 2014

Adverse impact of regional lymph node involvement in osteosarcoma.

Eur J Cancer 2013 Nov 15;49(16):3471-6. Epub 2013 Jul 15.

Department of Pediatrics, University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine, 505 Parnassus Ave, San Francisco, CA 94143, United States.

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November 2013

Phase I trial of fenretinide delivered orally in a novel organized lipid complex in patients with relapsed/refractory neuroblastoma: a report from the New Approaches to Neuroblastoma Therapy (NANT) consortium.

Pediatr Blood Cancer 2013 Nov 29;60(11):1801-8. Epub 2013 Jun 29.

Department of Cell Biology & Biochemistry, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock, Texas; Department of Pediatrics, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock, Texas; Department of Medicine, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock, Texas.

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November 2013

Acute changes in blood pressure in patients with neuroblastoma treated with ¹³¹I-metaiodobenzylguanidine (MIBG).

Pediatr Blood Cancer 2013 Sep 23;60(9):1424-30. Epub 2013 Apr 23.

Department of Pediatrics, University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine, San Francisco, California 94143-0106, USA.

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September 2013

Poly (ADP-Ribose) polymerase inhibitor MK-4827 together with radiation as a novel therapy for metastatic neuroblastoma.

Anticancer Res 2013 Mar;33(3):755-62

Department of Neurology, University of California, San Francisco, 675 Nelson Ring, Sandler Neuroscience Center, UCSF, San Francisco, CA 94148, USA.

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March 2013

Infections in hospitalized children and young adults with acute leukemia in Morocco.

Pediatr Blood Cancer 2013 Jun 28;60(6):916-22. Epub 2013 Feb 28.

Department of Pediatrics, University of California San Francisco School of Medicine and UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital, San Francisco, CA 94143-0106, USA.

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June 2013

Relevance of historical therapeutic approaches to the contemporary treatment of pediatric solid tumors.

Pediatr Blood Cancer 2013 Jul 15;60(7):1083-94. Epub 2013 Feb 15.

Department of Epidemiology, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Memphis, Memphis, Tennessee 38105-2794, USA.

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July 2013

Targeted isotretinoin in neuroblastoma: kinetics, genetics, or absorption.

Clin Cancer Res 2013 Jan 3;19(2):311-3. Epub 2012 Dec 3.

Department of Pediatrics and Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, School of Medicine, University of California-San Francisco, CA 94143, USA.

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January 2013

Characteristics and outcomes of patients with Ewing sarcoma over 40 years of age at diagnosis.

Cancer Epidemiol 2013 Feb 5;37(1):29-33. Epub 2012 Sep 5.

Department of Pediatrics, UCSF School of Medicine, San Francisco, CA 94143-0106, USA.

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February 2013

Promising therapeutic targets in neuroblastoma.

Clin Cancer Res 2012 May;18(10):2740-53

Department of Pediatrics, UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, and UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital, UCSF Medical Center, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143-0106, USA.

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May 2012

The significance of serial histopathology in a residual mass for outcome of intermediate risk stage 3 neuroblastoma.

Pediatr Blood Cancer 2012 May;58(5):675-81

Department of Pediatrics, Children's Hospital Los Angeles, USC Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California, USA.

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May 2012

Paracrine signaling through MYCN enhances tumor-vascular interactions in neuroblastoma.

Sci Transl Med 2012 Jan;4(115):115ra3

Biomedical Science Graduate Program, University of California, San Francisco, 1450 Third Street, MC0520, San Francisco, CA 94158-9001, USA.

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January 2012

Predictors of acute chemotherapy-associated toxicity in patients with Ewing sarcoma.

Pediatr Blood Cancer 2012 Oct 16;59(4):611-6. Epub 2011 Dec 16.

Department of Pediatrics, University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine, San Francisco, California 94143-0106, USA.

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October 2012

Characteristics and outcome of patients with ganglioneuroblastoma, nodular subtype: a report from the INRG project.

Eur J Cancer 2012 May 1;48(8):1185-91. Epub 2011 Dec 1.

Department of Paediatrics, Division of Haematology and Oncology, The Hospital for Sick Children, 555 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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May 2012

Progress towards personalized therapeutics: biologic- and risk-directed therapy for neuroblastoma.

Expert Rev Neurother 2011 Oct;11(10):1411-23

Department of Pediatrics, University of California School of Medicine, San Francisco, CA, USA.

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October 2011

Symptom cluster analyses based on symptom occurrence and severity ratings among pediatric oncology patients during myelosuppressive chemotherapy.

Cancer Nurs 2012 Jan-Feb;35(1):19-28

Department of Physiological Nursing and Office of Research, School of Nursing, University of California-San Francisco, 2 Koret Way, San Francisco, CA 94143-0610, USA.

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February 2012

Clinical features and outcomes in patients with extraskeletal Ewing sarcoma.

Cancer 2011 Jul 10;117(13):3027-32. Epub 2011 Jan 10.

Department of Pediatrics, University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine, San Francisco, California, USA.

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July 2011

Vorinostat increases expression of functional norepinephrine transporter in neuroblastoma in vitro and in vivo model systems.

Clin Cancer Res 2011 Apr 18;17(8):2339-49. Epub 2011 Mar 18.

Departments of Bioengineering and Therapeutic Sciences, UCSF School of Medicine and UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital, San Francisco, California 94158, USA.

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April 2011

Response, survival, and toxicity after iodine-131-metaiodobenzylguanidine therapy for neuroblastoma in preadolescents, adolescents, and adults.

Cancer 2011 Sep 8;117(18):4286-93. Epub 2011 Mar 8.

Department of Pediatrics, University of California at San Francisco School of Medicine and UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital, San Francisco, California, USA.

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September 2011

Phase I trial of lestaurtinib for children with refractory neuroblastoma: a new approaches to neuroblastoma therapy consortium study.

Cancer Chemother Pharmacol 2011 Oct 22;68(4):1057-65. Epub 2011 Feb 22.

Department of Pediatrics and Center for Childhood Cancer Research, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA.

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October 2011

Racial differences in the incidence of mesenchymal tumors associated with EWSR1 translocation.

Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 2011 Mar 6;20(3):449-53. Epub 2011 Jan 6.

Department of Pediatrics, University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine, 505 Parnassus Avenue, M646, San Francisco, CA 94143-0106, USA.

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March 2011