Long-term results of a prospective study on the treatment of medulloblastoma in adults.

@article{Brandes2007LongtermRO,
  title={Long-term results of a prospective study on the treatment of medulloblastoma in adults.},
  author={Alba A Brandes and Enrico Franceschi and Alicia Tosoni and Valeria Blatt and M. Ermani},
  journal={Cancer},
  year={2007},
  volume={110 9},
  pages={2035-41}
}
BACKGROUND Because medulloblastoma (MB) is rare in adults, the few studies on this condition have been retrospective, and the follow-up has tended to be short. Furthermore, the different therapeutic strategies used in these patients has made it difficult to assess survival rates and prognostic factors. METHODS In 1989, a prospective Phase II trial was initiated to evaluate the efficacy of treatment for adults with MB. Patients were staged completely with a neuroradiologic examination of the… CONTINUE READING

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