JCO Clin Cancer Inform 2018 12;2:1-15
Arlene Naranjo, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL; Meredith S. Irwin, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON, Canada; Michael D. Hogarty, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA; Susan L. Cohn, The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL; Julie R. Park, University of Washington, Seattle, WA; and Wendy B. London, Dana-Farber/Boston Children's Cancer and Blood Disorders Center and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA.
Purpose: The International Neuroblastoma Risk Group (INRG) Staging System (INRGSS) was developed through international consensus to provide a presurgical staging system that uses clinical and imaging data at diagnosis. A revised Children's Oncology Group (COG) neuroblastoma (NB) risk classification system is needed to incorporate the INRGSS and within the context of modern therapy. Herein, we provide statistical support for the clinical validity of a revised COG risk classification system. Read More