Combined treatment with chemotherapy and radiation therapy for intracranial germ cell tumors

@article{Matsutani1998CombinedTW,
  title={Combined treatment with chemotherapy and radiation therapy for intracranial germ cell tumors},
  author={Masao Matsutani and Keiji Sano and Kintomo Takakura and Takamitsu Fujimaki and Osamu Nakamura},
  journal={Child's Nervous System},
  year={1998},
  volume={14},
  pages={59-62}
}
We analyzed our treatment results in 153 patients with histologically verified intracranial germ cell tumors and proposed classifying them into three therapeutic groups with good prognosis, intermediate prognosis, and poor prognosis. In this work, we selected patients treated with chemotherapy (cisplatin or carboplatin combinations) in each subgroup, and we discuss the role of chemotherapy in their treatment. Our combination chemotherapy regimens are: cisplatin-vinblastine-bleomycin, cisplatin… CONTINUE READING
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