Comparison of survival between the UK and US after surgery for most common pediatric CNS tumors.

@article{Mathew2014ComparisonOS,
  title={Comparison of survival between the UK and US after surgery for most common pediatric CNS tumors.},
  author={Ryan K Mathew and Roddy O'Kane and Roger Charles Parslow and Charles A. Stiller and Tom P Kenny and Susan V Picton and Paul Dominic Chumas},
  journal={Neuro-oncology},
  year={2014},
  volume={16 8},
  pages={1137-45}
}
BACKGROUND We report a population-based study examining long-term outcomes for common pediatric CNS tumors comparing results from the UK with the National Cancer Institute's Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) data set and with the literature. No such international study has previously been reported. METHODS Data between 1996 and 2005 from the UK National Registry of Childhood Tumours (NRCT) and the SEER registry were analyzed. We calculated actuarial survival at each time… CONTINUE READING
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