Astrocytic tumors in children: treatment results from a single institution

@article{Varan2006AstrocyticTI,
  title={Astrocytic tumors in children: treatment results from a single institution},
  author={Ali Varan and Canan Aky{\"u}z and Nejat Akalan and Lale I Atahan and Fiğen S{\"o}ylemezoğlu and Uğur Selek and Bilgehan Yalçin and Tezer Kutluk and M{\"u}nevver B{\"u}y{\"u}kpamukçu},
  journal={Child's Nervous System},
  year={2006},
  volume={23},
  pages={315-319}
}
The aims of this study are to evaluate the patients with astrocytomas and to investigate survival rates and prognosis. Five hundred fourteen patients diagnosed with brain tumor between 1972 and 2003 were retrospectively analyzed. Three different chemotherapy regimens were used according to years. CCNU-based protocols were used in the early years; COPP (cyclophosphamide, oncovin, procarbazine, prednisolone) and CDDP+VP16 (cisplatinum + etoposide) were the other protocols used in the following… CONTINUE READING
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