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BACKGROUND  Genitourinary small cell cancer (GUSCC) is a rare malignancy. Most of the published data on how to manage this malignancy is based on institutional experience. We undertook the current retrospective review to determine the outcome of the patients with GUSCC treated at CancerCare Manitoba, Canada over a period of 18 years. METHODS The Manitoba(More)
A 28-year-old man presented to the emergency room with a severe headache of one day's duration. A computerized tomography scan showed a hemorrhagic tumor measuring 3.9 x 4.4 cm in the left cerebellar hemisphere. The resection specimen revealed medulloblastoma. He had two episodes of rebleeding and multiple postoperative issues preventing the use of prone(More)
BACKGROUND The impact of treatment on cancer patients' quality of life (QoL) has been the focus of a variety of longitudinal studies in English literature for past decade. The measurement of patient-reported outcomes which includes health-related quality of life is a new important initiative which has emerged and grown over the past three decades. Following(More)
BACKGROUND When patients with cranial glioblastoma develop weakness, a rare differential diagnosis is spinal metastases. METHODS Chart and literature reviews were performed. RESULTS The reported patient had delayed onset spinal drop metastasis that was only detected by magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). A 48-year-old patient had supratentorial(More)
AbstrAct Tanycytic cells are common progenitor cells of both ependymal cells and astrocytes. It is commonly seen in pediatric population but all ages are affected. The common location of intracranial ependymoma is the fourth ventricle. We report an adult female who presented with intrathecal mass posterior to Lumbar 1 and Lumbar 2 intervertebral disk(More)
RATionAlE Primary central nervous system lymphoma (PCNSL) is a rare form of extranodal high-grade non-Hodgkin B cell neoplasm, usually with large-cell or immunoblastic histologic features. It most frequently originates in the brain, less often in the eyes, and rarely in the leptome-ninges and spinal cord. PCNSL typically remains confined to the central(More)
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