How JustAnswer Works:
  • Ask an Expert
    Experts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional Answer
    Via email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site. Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
    Rate the answer you receive.
Ask Dr. Yogindra Vasavada Your Own Question
Dr. Yogindra Vasavada
Dr. Yogindra Vasavada, Pediatrician
Category: Pediatrics
Satisfied Customers: 3257
Experience:  M.D.(ped) passed at first attempt, in practice continuously for last 37 years. Certi. in Comp
Type Your Pediatrics Question Here...
Dr. Yogindra Vasavada is online now
A new question is answered every 9 seconds

Four questions re pediatric neuroblastoma (1) what is

Customer Question

Four questions re pediatric neuroblastoma (1) what is standard of care for first line therapy, (2) what % of kids treated have full vs partial vs minimal/no response and (3) what is disease progression (3, 6, 9 mo) for each category (full, partial, minimal/no) and (4) what is life expectancy for each category (again, full, partial and minimal/no)? Thanks.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Pediatrics
Expert:  Dr. Yogindra Vasavada replied 1 year ago.


1)standard first line therapy may be chemotherapy with or without surgery, observation only (for infants), radiation.

2)Three-year Survival is excellent for group of infants with unresected tumors (99%), infants receiving chemotherapy (95%), and infants with resected tumors (98%)

3,4)see above.


Good luck.