Richard C. Anderson

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BACKGROUND The prognosis for young children with medulloblastoma is poor, and survivors are at high risk for cognitive deficits. We conducted a trial of the treatment of this brain tumor by intensive postoperative chemotherapy alone. METHODS After surgery, children received three cycles of intravenous chemotherapy (cyclophosphamide, vincristine,(More)
  • S E Israel, G G Duffy, Lawrence Erlbaum, Associates, R C Anderson, Pearson +54 others
  • 2009
Die Koppelung von sozialer Herkunft und Schulerleistung im internationalen Vergleich [The linkage of social background and achievement—an international perspective].efficacy beliefs as determinants of job satisfaction and students' academic achievement: A study at the school level. (2007b). How and why do teacher credentials matter for student achievement?(More)
Drawing on structural sensitivity theory, the current study investigated monolingual and bilingual children's ability to learn how phonemes combine to form acceptable syllables in a new language. A total of 186 monolingual and bilingual kindergarteners, first graders, and second graders in Taiwan participated in the study. Bilingual children, regardless of(More)
BACKGROUND Neuroblastoma is a childhood cancer with considerable morbidity and mortality. Tumor-derived biomarkers may improve risk stratification. METHODS We screened 915 samples of neuroblastoma for loss of heterozygosity (LOH) at chromosome bands 1p36 and 11q23. Additional analyses identified a subgroup of cases of 11q23 LOH with unbalanced 11q LOH(More)
OBJECT The syndrome of normal-pressure hydrocephalus (NPH) refers to the clinical triad of gait disturbance, dementia, and urinary incontinence in association with idiopathic ventriculomegaly and normal intracranial pressure. Ventriculoperitoneal (VP) shunt placement often yields significant clinical improvements, sometimes without apparent reduction of(More)
OBJECTIVE Central neurocytomas are benign neoplasms with neuronal differentiation typically located in the lateral ventricles of young adults. Although the treatment of choice is complete surgical excision, patients may experience local recurrence. Adjuvant therapy for patients with residual or recurrent tumor has included reoperation, radiotherapy, or(More)