Dear IPSO members:


On behalf of the IPSO Executive Committee, I am glad to share with you the following research project that have been approved to be granted IPSO sponsorship.


–       IPSO Research Project #2022-12-1: “FUSE study: Functional sequelae in pediatric surgical oncology”.

PI: Hafeez Abdelhafeez, MD. Coordinating Center: St Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Memphis, USA.


All IPSO members are invited to join these important research projects, in order to have a strong multicenter collaboration. You will find a protocol of the study proposed and the IRB approval from the coordinating center below.

Fuse study

Research Review Application


Please contact Dr Luca Pio at in order to join the collaborative group for this study. You will probably need to obtain IRB approval at your own institution. If you have any trouble with this process, you can either contact the coordinating center or this IPSO Secretary for help.


Hoping that this will be an important milestone for the future of research and knowledge improvement in the field of Pediatric Surgical Oncology, we send you our best regards.


Pablo Lobos

Secretary, IPSO


 Pablo A. LOBOS

– Jefe Interino del Servicio de Cirugía Pediátrica. (Chief, Division of Pediatric Surgery). Hospital Italiano de Buenos Aires, Argentina

– Profesor Titular de Cirugía Pediátrica (Full Professor of Pediatric Surgery). Instituto Universitario HIBA

– Secretario y Miembro del Consejo Directivo. (Secretary, Executive Council). International Society of Pediatric Surgical Oncology (IPSO)

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