OTST Registry Publications

International Ovarian & Testicular Stromal Tumor Registry Sept. 2016


  1. Schultz KAP, Frazier L, Schneider DT. (2014) Ovarian and Testicular Sex Cord Stromal Tumors. Frazier, AL, Amatruda JF (eds): Textbook Pediatric Germ Cell Tumors, Pediatric Oncology 1. Berlin Heidelberg. Springer-Verlag. [BOOK.].

  2. Schultz KAP and Miller R. (2015) Adnexal Masses in Infancy and Childhood. Coomarasamy A, Davuka W, Shafi M, Chan C (eds): Gynecology and Obstetric Surgery: Challenges and Management Options. Wiley-Blackwell. [BOOK.] [In press; avail may 2015].


  3. Messinger YH, Schultz KAP, Dehner LP. (2012) Uncommon Pediatric Tumors of the Thorax. In Raghavan D , Blanke CD, Johnson DH, Moots PL, Reaman GH, Rose PG, Sekeres MA (Eds): Textbook of Uncommon Cancer, 4th Edition. Hoboken, (877-901) New Jersey. John Wiley & Sons, Inc. [BOOK.].




  1. Schultz KAP, Harris A, Schneider D, Young, RH, Brown JB, Gershenson DM , Dehner LP, Hill, DA, Messinger Y, Frazier AL. Clinical Review: Ovarian Sex Cord-Stromal Tumors JOP 2016; 12(11):940-947.

  2. Khan NE, Bauer AJ, Doros L, Schultz KAP, Decastro R, Harney L, Kase R, Carr AG, Harris AK, Williams G, Dehner LP, Messinger Y, Stewart DR. Macrocephaly associated with the DICER1 syndrome. Journal of Medical Genetics 2016; doi:10.1038/gim.2016.83.

  3. Khan NE, Bauer AJ, Schultz KAP, Doros L, Decastro RM, Ling A, Lodish M, Harney LA, Kase RG, Carr AG, Harris AK, Williams GM, Dehner LP, Messinger YH, Hill DA, Stewart DR. Increased risks of multi-nodular goiter and thyroid cancer in a cohort with DICER1 syndrome. Accepted for publication 2017.

  4. Rove KO, Maroni PD, Cost CR, Fairclough DL, Giannarini G, Harris AK, Schultz KAP, Cost NG. Pathologic Risk Factors for Metastatic Disease in Post-pubertal Patients with Clinical Stage I Testicular Stromal Tumors. Urology 2016 Nov;97:138-144.

  5. Dehner LP, Messinger YH, Schultz KAP, Williams GM, Wikenheiser-Brokamp K, Hill DA. Pleuropulmonary blastoma: The evolution of an entity as an entry into a familial tumor predisposition syndrome. Pediatr Dev Pathol 2015 ;18:504-11.

  6. Stewart DR, Givens SS, Harris AK, Williams GM, Messinger YH, Schultz KAP, Hill DA. Reply to DICER1-Negative Pleuropulmonary Blastoma in a Patient with Selective IgA Deficiency [Letter to the Editor]. Pediatr Blood Cancer 2016; 63:1869-1870
  7. Feinberg A, Hall NJ, Williams GM, Schultz KAP, Miniati D, Hill DA, Dehner LP, Messinger YH, Langer JC. Can congenital pulmonary airway malformation be distinguished from Type I pleuropulmonary blastoma based on clinical and radiological features? J Pediatr Surg 2015 J Pediatr Surg 2016;51:33-37.
  8. Jha P, Sheil A, Schultz KAP, Harris AK, Hill DA, Geller J, Bauer A, Rutter MM. DICER1 mutation and differentiated thyroid carcinoma: Evidence of a direct association. The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism 2016 Jan;101(1):1-5.
  9. Schultz KAP, Harris A, Messinger Y, Baldinger S, Sencer, S, Hill DA. Ovarian Tumors related to Intronic Mutations in DICER1: A Report from the International Ovarian and Testicular Stromal Tumor Registry. Familial Cancer 2016 Jan;15(1):105-10.
  10. Rove KO, Maroni PD, Cost CR, Fairclough DL, Giannarini G, Harris AK, Schultz KAP, Cost NG. Pathologic Risk Factors in Pediatric and Adolescent Patients with Clinical Stage I Testicular Stromal Tumors. Journal of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology 2015;37: e441-e446.
  11. Brenneman M, Field A, Yang J, Williams G, Doros L, Rossi C, Schultz KA, Rosenberg A, Ivanovich J, Turner J, Gordish-Dressman H, Stewart D, Yu W, Harris A, Schoettler P, Goodfellow P, Dehner L, Messinger Y, Hill DA. Temporal order of RNase IIIb and loss-of-function mutations during development determines phenotype in DICER1 syndrome: a unique variant of the two-hit tumor suppression model. [v1; ref status: approved with reservations 1, http://f1000r.es/5l9] F1000Research 2015, 4:214 (doi: 10.12688/f1000research.6746.1).
  12. Messinger YH, Stewart DR, Priest JR, Williams GM, Harris A, Schultz KAP, Yang J, Doros L, Rosenberg PS, Hill DA, Dehner LP. Pleuropulmonary blastoma: a report on 350 central pathology confirmed PPB cases by the International PPB Registry. Cancer 2015;121(2):276–85.

  13. Pappo AS, Furman WL, Schultz KA, Ferrari A, Helman L, Krailo MD. Rare tumors in children: progress through collaboration. J Clin Oncol 2015: 33(27):3047-54.
  14. Pashankar F, Bisogno G, Ribeiro R, Messinger Y, Schultz KA, Rodriguez-Galindo C. The Role of Registries and Tumor Banking in Rare Pediatric Tumors. Curr Pediatr Rep 2015;3(2):128-36.
  15.  Schultz KAP, Harris A, Williams GM, Baldinger S, Doros L, Valusek P, Frazier AL, Dehner LP, Messinger Y, Hill DA. Reply: Serum microRNA screening for DICER1-associated pleuropulmonary blastoma. Pediatr Blood Cancer 2014;61(12):2331-32.

  16. Schultz KAP, Harris A, Williams GM, Baldinger S, Doros L, Valusek P, Frazier AL, Dehner LP, Messinger Y, Hill DA. Judicious DICER1 testing and surveillance imaging facilitates early diagnosis and cure of pleuropulmonary blastoma. Pediatr Blood Cancer 2014;61(9):1695-7.

  17. Stewart DR, Messinger Y, Williams GM, Yang J, Field A, Schultz KAP, Harney LA, Doros LA, Dehner LP, Hill DA. Nasal chondromesenchymal hamartomas arise secondary to germline and somatic mutations of DICER1 in the pleuropulmonary blastoma tumor predisposition disorder. J Med Genet 2014;133(11):1443-1450.
  18. Schultz KAP, Yang J, Doros L, Williams GM, Harris A, Stewart DR, Messinger Y, Field A, Dehner LP Hill DA. DICER1-pleuropulmonary blastoma familial tumor predisposition syndrome: a unique constellation of neoplastic conditions Pathol Case Rev 2014;19(2):90–100.
  19. Doros L, Rossi C, Yang J, Field A, Williams G, Messenger Y, Schultz KA, Cajaiba M, Perlman E, Cathro H, LeGallo R, LaFortune K, Chikwava K, Faria P, Geller J, Dome J, Mullen E, Dehner LP, Hill DA. Gratias E. DICER1 mutations in childhood cystic nephroma and its relationship to DICER1-renal sarcoma. Mod Pathol 2014;1267-80.
  20. Doros L, Schultz KA, Stewart DR, Bauer AJ, Williams G, Rossi CT, Carr A, Yang J, Dehner LP, Messinger Y, Hill DA. DICER1-Related Disorders. 2014 Apr 24. In: Pagon RA, Adam MP, Ardinger HH, et al., editors. GeneReviews® [Internet]. Seattle (WA): University of Washington, Seattle; 1993-2014. Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK196157/
  21. Schultz KAP, Schneider DT, Pashanakar F, Ross J, Frazier L. Management of Ovarian and Testicular Sex Cord-stromal Tumors in Children and Adolescents. J Pediatr Hematol Oncol 2012;34S(2):55-63.
  22. Doros L, Yang J, Dehner L, Rossi CT, Skiver K, Jarzembowski JA, Messinger Y, Schultz KA, Williams G, André N, Hill DA. DICER1 Mutations in Embryonal Rhabdomyosarcomas from Children with and without Familial PPB-Tumor Predisposition Syndrome. Pediatr Blood Cancer 2012;59(3):558–60.
  23. Schultz KAP, Pacheco MC, Yang J, Williams GM, Messinger Y, Hill DA, Dehner LP, Priest JR. Ovarian sex cord-stromal tumors, pleuropulmonary blastoma and DICER1 mutations: A report from the International Pleuropulmonary blastoma Registry. Gynecol Oncol 2011;122(2):246-50.

  24. Rio Frio TR, Bahubeshi A, Kanellopoulou C, Hamel N, Niedziela M, Sabbaghian N, Pouchet C, Gilbert L, O'Brien PK, Serfas K, Broderick P, Houlston RS, Lesueur F, Bonora E, Muljo S, Schimke RN, Bouron-Dal Soglio D, Arseneau J, Schultz KA, Priest JR, Nguyen VH, Harach HR, Livingston DM, Foulkes WD, Tischkowitz M. DICER1 Mutations in Familial Multinodular Goiter With and Without Ovarian Sertoli-Leydig Cell Tumors. JAMA 2011;305(1):68-77.
  25. Schultz KA, Ness KK, Nagarajan R, Steiner ME. Adnexal masses in infancy and childhood. Clin Obstet Gynecol. 2006 Sep;49(3):464-79. Review.   PubMed ID: 16885654
  26. Schultz KA, Sencer SF, Messinger Y et al. Pediatric Ovarian tumors: a review of 67 cases. Pediatr Blood Cancer 2005;44:167-173.