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Long-Term Neurologic and Neurosensory Sequelae in Adult Surv ivors of a Chi ldhood Brain Tumor : Chi ldhood Cancer

  title={Long-Term Neurologic and Neurosensory Sequelae in Adult Surv ivors of a Chi ldhood Brain Tumor : Chi ldhood Cancer},
  author={Roger J. Packer and James G. Gurney and Judy A. Punyko and Sarah S. Donaldson and Peter D. Inskip and Marilyn A Stovall and Yutaka Yasui and Ann C. Mertens and Charles A. Sklar and H. Stacy Nicholson and Lonnie K Zeltzer and Joseph P. Neglia and Leslie L. Robison},
Purpose: To describe the neurologic and neurosensory deficits in children with brain tumors (BTs), compare incidence of these deficits with that of a sibling control group, and evaluate the factors associated with the development of these deficits. Patients and Methods: Detailed questionnaires were completed on 1,607 patients diagnosed between 1970 and 1986 with a primary CNS tumor. Neurosensory and neurologic dysfunctions were assessed and results compared with those of a sibling control group… 

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