Comparative genomic hybridization in central and peripheral nervous system tumors of childhood and adolescence.

@article{Rickert2004ComparativeGH,
  title={Comparative genomic hybridization in central and peripheral nervous system tumors of childhood and adolescence.},
  author={Christian H. Rickert and W. Paulus},
  journal={Journal of neuropathology and experimental neurology},
  year={2004},
  volume={63 5},
  pages={399-417}
}
Brain tumors amount to less than 2% of all malignant neoplasms. However, they account for approximately 20% of all childhood cancers and are the leading cause of cancer mortality among children. Recently, enormous progress has been achieved in the field of pediatric neuro-oncology regarding the classification of children's brain tumors, as well as the understanding of the genetic events involved in their pathogenesis; thus leading to an emerging role of molecular diagnostic approaches using… CONTINUE READING

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