A study of pediatric brain tumors and their association with epilepsy and anticonvulsant use.

@article{Gurney1997ASO,
  title={A study of pediatric brain tumors and their association with epilepsy and anticonvulsant use.},
  author={James G. Gurney and Beth A Mueller and Susan Preston-Martin and Anna M. McDaniel and Elizabeth Holly and Janice M. Pogoda and Richard L. Davis},
  journal={Neuroepidemiology},
  year={1997},
  volume={16 5},
  pages={248-55}
}
OBJECTIVES To evaluate the risk of childhood brain tumor occurrence in relation to epilepsy and anticonvulsant use. STUDY DESIGN As part of a multicenter case-control study of pediatric brain tumors, maternal report on epilepsy occurrence before diagnosis of her child's brain tumor was collected for 540 cases and compared with 801 control children. Mothers also reported on any long-term (> or = 2 weeks) use of medications by her child before the date of tumor diagnosis (or a comparable… CONTINUE READING