I was diagnosed with Olfactory Neuroblastoma in December 2017, after I had exploratory surgery to remove and biopsy some of the mass that was found during a CT scan due to a foul smell I was experiencing, along with a mild post nasal drip. I am currently awaiting a 2nd surgery, scans and radiation. Stage in unknown but likely 2-3. INTRODUCTION. Olfactory neuroblastoma, also referred to as esthesioneuroblastoma, is a rare malignant tumor of neuroectodermal origin. Olfactory neuroblastomas are thought to arise from the olfactory epithelium .The clinical presentation, pathology, treatment, and follow-up of patients with olfactory neuroblastomas will be reviewed here.
When the long-term adult neuroblastoma survival was examined in detail for 1-, 3-, 5-, 7-, and 10-year follow-up periods, there was continuous decrease in survival during the first 7 years after the diagnosis with subsequent stabilization for both observed (OS) and relative survival (RS) rates.Cited by: 103. Neuroblastoma (NB) is a type of cancer that forms in certain types of nerve tissue. It most frequently starts from one of the adrenal glands, but can also develop in the neck, chest, abdomen, or spine. Symptoms may include bone pain, a lump in the abdomen, neck, or chest, or a painless bluish lump under the skin.. Occasionally, neuroblastoma may be due to a mutation inherited from a person's Treatment: Observation, surgery, radiation, .
Feb 24, 2010 · Neuroblastoma (NB) rarely occurs in adults, and less than 10% of the cases occur in patients older than 10 years. Currently, there are no standard treatment guidelines for adult NB patients. We report the case of a young man suffering from NB in . Mar 19, 2018 · Neuroblastoma Survival Rates by Risk Group Survival rates are a way to get an idea of the outlook for children with a certain type of cancer. Some parents might want to know the statistics for children in similar situations, but others might not find the numbers helpful, or may even not want to Last Revised: March 19, 2018.