High-grade gliomas in survivors of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukaemia

  • G. Alexiou
  • Published 2009 in Child's Nervous System


Dear Editor: We read with great interest the recent article by Bien et al. on high-grade gliomas that occurred in children cured of acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (ALL). In this study, the authors reported two cases of glioblastoma multiforme and one case of anaplastic astrocytoma with poor overall survival despite aggressive treatment. Cranial irradiation… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00381-009-0911-x


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