Etoposide-containing regimens with autologous bone marrow transplantation in children with malignant brain tumors

@article{Busca1997EtoposidecontainingRW,
  title={Etoposide-containing regimens with autologous bone marrow transplantation in children with malignant brain tumors},
  author={Alessandro Busca and Roberto Miniero and Luigi Besenzon and Luca Cordero di Montezemolo and Maria Cristina Cenni and Franca Fagioli and Alessandro Sandri and Elena Vassallo and Umberto Ricardi and Enrico Madon},
  journal={Child’s Nervous System},
  year={1997},
  volume={13},
  pages={572-577}
}
Despite improvements in neurosurgical and neuroradiotherapeutic techniques, children with malignant brain tumors have a dismal prognosis. In an attempt to improve the efficacy of cytotoxic therapy, dose intensification of effective chemotherapeutic agents followed by autologous bone marrow transplantation (BMT) has been tried. Between May 1991 and August… CONTINUE READING