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Choroid plexus tumours
Choroid plexus tumours are rare epithelial brain tumours and limited information is available regarding their biology and the best treatment. A meta-analysis was done to determine prognostic factorsExpand
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Postoperative Adjuvant Dendritic Cell–Based Immunotherapy in Patients with Relapsed Glioblastoma Multiforme
Purpose: To investigate the therapeutic role of adjuvant vaccination with autologous mature dendritic cells (DC) loaded with tumor lysates derived from autologous, resected glioblastoma multiformeExpand
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Surgery and adjuvant dendritic cell-based tumour vaccination for patients with relapsed malignant glioma, a feasibility study
Patients with relapsed malignant glioma have a poor prognosis. We developed a strategy of vaccination using autologous mature dendritic cells loaded with autologous tumour homogenate. In total, 12Expand
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Malignant progression in choroid plexus papillomas.
OBJECT Malignant progression of choroid plexus papillomas has been occasionally reported, but this issue has not yet been systematically addressed. METHODS Frequency and extent of malignantExpand
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Oral topotecan in children with recurrent or progressive high‐grade glioma
Continuous oral treatment with topotecan may be more effective than the typical 1‐day and 5‐day treatment schedules. In previous studies of continuous treatment with topotecan, increased intestinalExpand
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Preradiation chemotherapy of children and young adults with malignant brain tumors: results of the German pilot trial HIT'88/'89.
BACKGROUND Preradiation chemotherapy could be beneficial in malignant brain tumors, because the blood-brain tumor-barrier is disrupted after surgery, bone marrow recovery--essential for intenseExpand
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Intensive chemotherapy improves survival in pediatric high‐grade glioma after gross total resection: results of the HIT‐GBM‐C protocol
The authors hypothesized that intensified chemotherapy in protocol HIT‐GBM‐C would increase survival of pediatric patients with high‐grade glioma (HGG) and diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma (DIPG).
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Preradiation chemotherapy for pediatric patients with high‐grade glioma
To evaluate the feasibility and efficacy of intensive chemotherapy given prior to irradiation in pediatric patients with malignant glioma, the Society of Pediatric Oncology in Germany started aExpand
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Transient local response and persistent tumor control in a child with recurrent malignant glioma: treatment with combination therapy including dendritic cell therapy. Case report.
Treatment of malignant glioma is difficult and discouraging. Even after resection and maximal adjuvant therapy, the prognosis remains poor. The authors sought a novel form of treatment, such asExpand
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