A case series of pediatric primary central nervous system lymphoma: favorable outcome without cranial irradiation.

@article{Abla2006ACS,
  title={A case series of pediatric primary central nervous system lymphoma: favorable outcome without cranial irradiation.},
  author={Oussama Abla and John T. Sandlund and Lillian Sung and Penelope Brock and Rob Corbett and Ivan Kirov and Timothy Cameron Griffin and Susan M Blaser and Sheila Weitzman},
  journal={Pediatric blood & cancer},
  year={2006},
  volume={47 7},
  pages={880-5}
}
PURPOSE To describe the outcome of childhood primary central nervous system lymphoma (PCNSL) treated with chemotherapy alone or with chemotherapy plus cranial radiotherapy (CRT). METHODS Retrospective chart review of children with PCNSL at six tertiary care pediatric centers. RESULTS Eight immunocompetent and four immunocompromised children were included. Ten children received chemotherapy alone without CRT, with most receiving high-dose methotrexate and high-dose cytarabine. Five year… CONTINUE READING