Diagnostic delay of pediatric brain tumors in Israel: a retrospective risk factor analysis

Abstract

Pediatric brain tumors (PBTs) are the most common solid tumors and the leading cause of cancer-related morbidity and mortality in childhood. Previous studies have shown a significant delay between the onset of symptoms and the diagnosis of these tumors. Delayed diagnosis of PBTs may lead to acute situations and irreversible neurological damage. In this… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00381-011-1564-0

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