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Topic: Hepatoblastoma and Other Pediatric Liver Tumors

A special issue of Hepatoma Research

ISSN 2454-2520 (Online), ISSN 2394-5079 (Print)

Submission deadline: 31 Jan 2021

Guest Editor(s)

  • Daniel C. Aronson, MD, PhD, FRCS(Glasg)
    Department of Paediatric Surgery, University Children's Hospital Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland.


  • Piotr Czauderna, MD, PhD, FEBPS
    Department of Surgery and Urology for Children and Adolescents Medical University of Gdansk, Poland.
    Healthcare Section Coordinator, Office for National Council for Development, Chancellery of the President of the Republic of Poland.
    President of the Section and Board of Paediatric Surgery Section of the UEMS.

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Special Issue Introduction

This special issue discusses the following topics:

1. Prognostic factors; The Chic-project as paradigm for rare tumors
2. Questions the PHITT trial wants to answer
3. Hepatoblastoma in Adults
4. The place of extreme resections in the treatment of hepatoblastoma
5. Non anatomic resection
6. The role of Liver transplantation in hepatoblastoma and HCC
7. Radiological assessment including 3-D; preoperative planning
8. The current view of Pathologists in the diagnosis of hepatoblastoma and HCC
9. Genetic aspects of liver tumors
10. Translational research
11. The Japanese Experience
12. ICG navigation surgery for hepatoblastoma
13. The prognostic evaluation of marginal positive resection in hepatoblastoma
14. HCC, where do we stand?
15. Adjuvant therapy for HCC, are there any options?
16. Undifferentiated Sarcoma


1. Sajid S Qureshi Department of Surgical Oncology, Division of Pediatric Surgical Oncology, Tata Memorial Centre & Hospital, Mumbai, India.
2. Eiso Hiyama Department of Pediatric Surgery, Hiroshima Univeristy Hospital and liver tumor ommittee, Japan Children's Cancer Group (JCCG), Hiroshima, Japan.
3. Rebecka L. Meyers Division of Pediatric Surgery, University of Utah School of Medicine, Utah, Salt Lake City, USA.
4. Beate Häberle Department of Pediatric Surgery, Dr. von Hauner Children's Hospital, Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich, Munich, Germany.
5. Bruce J. Morland Department of Oncology, Birmingham Women's and Children's Hospital, Birmingham, UK.
6. Gregory M. Tiao Division of Pediatric General and Thoracic Surgery, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA.
7. J.C.H. Wilde Division of Pediatric Surgery, Geneva University Hospitals, University Center of Pediatric Surgery of Western Switzerland, Geneva, Switzerland.
8. Barbara E. Wildhaber Division of Pediatric Surgery, Swiss Pediatric Liver Center, Geneva University Hospitals, Geneva, Switzerland.
9. Sophie Branchereau Centre hospitalier universitaire de Bicêtre, APHP, Department of Pediatric Radiology, Le Kremlin-Bicêtre, France.
10. Justin Ted Gerstle Department of Pediatrics, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York, USA.
11. Riccardo A. Superina Division of Transplant Surgery, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA.
12. Ana M. Calinescu Division of Pediatric Surgery, University Center of Pediatric Surgery of Western Switzerland, Geneva University Hospitals, Geneva, Switzerland.
13. Jean De Ville De Goyet Department of Pediatrics, Istituto di Ricovero e Cura a Carattere Scientifico, Istituto Mediterraneo per i Trapianti e Terapie ad Alta Specializzazione, Palermo, Italy.
14. Warmann, Steven W. Department of Paediatric Surgery, University Children's Hospital Tübingen, Tübingen, Germany.
15. Piotr Czauderna Department of Surgery for Children and Adolescents, Medical University of Gdansk, Gdansk, Poland.
16. Sarangarajan Ranganathan Department of Pathology; UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.
17. Dolores H. Lòpez-Terrada Department of Pathology and Immunology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA.
18. Gail E. Tomlinson Mays Cancer Center, UT Health San Antonio, San Antonio, TX, USA.
19. Roland Kappler Department of Pediatric Surgery, Dr. von Hauner Children's Hospital, Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich, Munich, Germany.
20. Stefano Cairo XenTech, Evry, France; Instituto di Ricerca Pediatrica, Corso Stati Uniti 4, Padova, Italy.
21. Carolina Armengol Childhood Liver Oncology Group, Germans Trias i Pujol Research Institute (IGTP), Program for Predictive and Personalized Medicine of Cancer (PMPPC), Badalona, Spain.
22. Tomoro Hishiki Department of Pediatric Surgery, Chiba University Graduate School of Medicine, Chiba, Japan.
23. Daniel C Aronson Department of Pediatric Surgery, University Children's Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland.
24. Víola B. Weeda Department of Surgery, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
25. Maciej Murawski Department of Surgery for Children and Adolescents, Medical University of Gdansk, Gdansk, Poland.
26. Arun A. Rangaswami Division of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA.
27. Allison F. O'Neill Department of Pediatric Oncology, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston Children's Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
28. Ronald R. de Krijger Princess Maxima Center for pediatric Oncology, Utrecht, The Netherlands.
The list is arranged in no particular order and being updated.

Submission Deadline

31 Jan 2021

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