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Journal Watch

August 2018

The classification of pediatric and young adult renal cell carcinomas registered on the children's oncology group (COG) protocol AREN03B2 after focused genetic testing. Cajaiba MM, Dyer LM, Geller JI, Jennings LJ, George D, Kirschmann D, Rohan SM, Cost NG, Khanna G, Mullen EA, Dome JS, Fernandez CV, Perlman EJ. Cancer. 2018 Aug;124(16):3381-3389. PMID: 29905933

Diffuse Strong BCOR Immunoreactivity Is a Sensitive and Specific Marker for Clear Cell Sarcoma of the Kidney (CCSK) in Pediatric Renal Neoplasia. Argani P, Pawel B, Szabo S, Reyes-Múgica M, Timmons C, Antonescu CR. Am J Surg Pathol. 2018 Aug; 42 (8):1128-1131. PMID: 29851702

Fusion status in patients with lymph node-positive (N1) alveolar rhabdomyosarcoma is a powerful predictor of prognosis: Experience of the European Paediatric Soft Tissue Sarcoma Study Group (EpSSG). Gallego S, Zanetti I, Orbach D, Ranchère D, Shipley J, Zin A, Bergeron C, de Salvo GL, Chisholm J, Ferrari A, Jenney M, Mandeville HC, Rogers T, Merks JHM, Mudry P, Glosli H, Milano GM, Ferman S, Bisogno G; European Paediatric Soft Tissue Sarcoma Study Group (EpSSG). Cancer. 2018 Aug 1;124(15):3201-3209. PMID: 29797665

A 3-Protein Expression Signature of Neuroblastoma for Outcome Prediction. Xie Y, Xu H, Fang F, Li Z, Zhou H, Pan J, Guo W, Zhu X, Wang J, Wu Y. Am J Surg Pathol. 2018 Aug; 42(8):1027-1035. PMID: 29794872

DICER1 hot-spot mutations in ovarian gynandroblastoma. Wang Y, Karnezis AN, Magrill J, Tessier-Cloutier B, Lum A, Senz J, Gilks CB, McCluggage WG, Huntsman DG, Kommoss F. Histopathology. 2018 Aug; 73(2):306-313. PMID: 29660837

Hepatoblastoma in patients with molecularly proven familial adenomatous polyposis: Clinical characteristics and rationale for surveillance screening. Trobaugh-Lotrario AD, López-Terrada D, Li P, Feusner JH. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2018 Aug; 65(8):e27103. PMID: 29719120

Hepatocyte-Derived Lipocalin 2 Is a Potential Serum Biomarker Reflecting Tumor Burden in Hepatoblastoma. Molina L, Bell D, Tao J, Preziosi M, Pradhan-Sundd T, Singh S, Poddar M, Luo J, Ranganathan S, Chikina M, Monga SP. Am J Pathol. 2018 Aug;188(8):1895-1909. PMID: 29920228

Systematic review and meta-analysis of appendiceal carcinoid tumors in children. Njere I, Smith LL, Thurairasa D, Malik R, Jeffrey I, Okoye B, Sinha C. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2018 Aug; 65(8):e27069. PMID: 29745005

Hematologic Malignancies Associated With Mediastinal Germ Cell Tumors: 10 Years' Experience at Thailand's National Pediatric Tertiary Referral Center. Sowithayasakul P, Sinlapamongkolkul P, Treetipsatit J, Vathana N, Narkbunnam N, Sanpakit K, Buaboonnam J. J Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2018 Aug; 40(6):450-455. PMID: 29864110

The Clinical Significance of a Small Component of Choriocarcinoma in Testicular Mixed Germ Cell Tumor (MGCT). Hassan O, Epstein JI. Am J Surg Pathol. 2018 Aug; 42(8):1113-1120. PMID: 29794869

H3 K27M-mutant diffuse midline gliomas in different anatomical locations. Wang L, Li Z, Zhang M, Piao Y, Chen L, Liang H, Wei Y, Hu Z, Zhao L, Teng L, Lu D. Hum Pathol. 2018 Aug; 78:89-96. PMID: 29727696

Functional diversity and cooperativity between subclonal populations of pediatric glioblastoma and diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma cells. Vinci M, Burford A, Molinari V, Kessler K, Popov S, Clarke M, Taylor KR, Pemberton HN, Lord CJ, Gutteridge A, Forshew T, Carvalho D, Marshall LV, Qin EY, Ingram WJ, Moore AS, Ng HK, Trabelsi S, H'mida-Ben Brahim D, Entz-Werle N, Zacharoulis S, Vaidya S, Mandeville HC, Bridges LR, Martin AJ, Al-Sarraj S, Chandler C, Sunol M, Mora J, de Torres C, Cruz O, Carcaboso AM, Monje M, Mackay A, Jones C. Nat Med. 2018 Aug;24(8):1204-1215. PMID: 29967352

Clinicopathologic characteristics of poorly differentiated chordoma. Shih AR, Cote GM, Chebib I, Choy E, DeLaney T, Deshpande V, Hornicek FJ, Miao R, Schwab JH, Nielsen GP, Chen YL. Mod Pathol. 2018 Aug; 31(8):1237-1245. PMID: 29483606

Cribriform-morular variant of thyroid carcinoma: a neoplasm with distinctive phenotype associated with the activation of the WNT/β-catenin pathway. Cameselle-Teijeiro JM, Peteiro-González D, Caneiro-Gómez J, Sánchez-Ares M, Abdulkader I, Eloy C, Melo M, Amendoeira I, Soares P, Sobrinho-Simões M. Mod Pathol. 2018 Aug;31(8):1168-1179. PMID: 29785019.

Langerhans-Cell Histiocytosis. Allen CE, Merad M, McClain KL. N Engl J Med. 2018 Aug 30; 379(9):856-868. PMID: 30157397

Array-based DNA-methylation profiling in sarcomas with small blue round cell histology provides valuable diagnostic information. Koelsche C, Hartmann W, Schrimpf D, Stichel D, Jabar S, Ranft A, Reuss DE, Sahm F, Jones DTW, Bewerunge-Hudler M, Trautmann M, Klingebiel T, Vokuhl C, Gessler M, Wardelmann E, Petersen I, Baumhoer D, Flucke U, Antonescu C, Esteller M, Fröhling S, Kool M, Pfister SM, Mechtersheimer G, Dirksen U, von Deimling A. Mod Pathol. 2018 Aug;31(8):1246-1256. PMID: 29572501

Genomic Fusions in Pigmented Spindle Cell Nevus of Reed. VandenBoom T, Quan VL, Zhang B, Garfield EM, Kong BY, Isales MC, Panah E, Igartua C, Taxter T, Beaubier N, White K, Gerami P. Am J Surg Pathol. 2018 Aug; 42(8):1042-1051. PMID: 29794873

Pityriasis Lichenoides, Atypical Pityriasis Lichenoides, and Related Conditions: A Study of 66 Cases. Borra T, Custrin A, Saggini A, Fink-Puches R, Cota C, Vermi W, Facchetti F, Cerroni L. Am J Surg Pathol. 2018 Aug; 42(8):1101-1112. PMID: 29851705

Concurrent Hearing, Genetic, and Cytomegalovirus Screening in Newborns, Taiwan. Lu CY, Tsao PN, Ke YY, Lin YH, Lin YH, Hung CC, Su YN, Hsu WC, Hsieh WS, Huang LM, Wu CC, Hsu CJ. J Pediatr. 2018 Aug; 199:144-150.e1. PMID: 29681450

Health of Infants After ART-Treated, Subfertile, and Fertile Deliveries. Hwang SS, Dukhovny D, Gopal D, Cabral H, Missmer S, Diop H, Declercq E, Stern JE. Pediatrics. 2018 Aug; 142(2). pii: e20174069. PMID: 29970386