Cranial irradiation is the major cause of learning problems in children treated for leukemia and lymphoma: a comparative study

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Prophylactic treatment of the central nervous system (CNS) in childhood leukemia and non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) has negative effects on intelligence. We investigated the clinical significance of this finding by comparing the effect of different types of CNS prophylaxis on the survivor’s learning capabilities. To isolate the effect of different types of CNS… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/sj.leu.2400702

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@article{DongenMelman1997CranialII, title={Cranial irradiation is the major cause of learning problems in children treated for leukemia and lymphoma: a comparative study}, author={J. E. W. M. Van Dongen-Melman and Ae. de Groot and J. M. van Dongen and FC Verhulst and Karel H{\"a}hlen}, journal={Leukemia}, year={1997}, volume={11}, pages={1197-1200} }