Management of recurrent medulloblastoma in adult patients: a systematic review and recommendations

@article{Kostaras2013ManagementOR,
  title={Management of recurrent medulloblastoma in adult patients: a systematic review and recommendations},
  author={Xanthoula Kostaras and Jacob Chirakkattu. Easaw},
  journal={Journal of Neuro-Oncology},
  year={2013},
  volume={115},
  pages={1-8}
}
Medulloblastoma accounts for almost one-third of pediatric central nervous system (CNS) cancers, but is very rare in the adult population. As a result, adult patients with medulloblastoma are often treated according to therapies developed for children with similarly staged disease at diagnosis, based on the assumption that adult and pediatric tumors have similar properties. The purpose of this review was to summarize the evidence and to make recommendations for the management of recurrent… CONTINUE READING
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