Medulloblastoma — late outcome

@article{Todd1999MedulloblastomaL,
  title={Medulloblastoma — late outcome},
  author={Todd and Ruge},
  journal={Critical Reviews in Neurosurgery},
  year={1999},
  volume={9},
  pages={174-179}
}
Long-term survivors of medulloblastoma do occur, even in high-risk groups. Infants and toddlers surviving past the age of 21 years can expect significant intellectual impairment if their radiation therapy was given at approximately 2 years of age. If radiation therapy is delayed or avoided, most of those who survive long term are in a regular school classroom. All of the latter had complete tumor resection. Sixty-two percent of children who received conventional radiation therapy (mean 24 Gy… CONTINUE READING

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