Outcome of pediatric pineoblastoma after surgery, radiation and chemotherapy

  title={Outcome of pediatric pineoblastoma after surgery, radiation and chemotherapy},
  author={Stephen W. Gilheeney and Ali Kandil Saad and Susan N. Chi and Christopher David Turner and Nicole N J Ullrich and Liliana C. Goumnerova and Robert Michael Scott and Karen J. Marcus and Leslie Lehman and Umberto De Girolami and Mark W Kieran},
  journal={Journal of Neuro-Oncology},
Introduction Pineoblastomas are a category of supratentorial primitive neuroectodermal tumors (sPNETs) occurring in the pineal gland; some studies support the impression that patients with pineoblastomas have a worse prognosis than those with other sPNETs. Methods We reviewed the medical records and tissue sections of all patients with the diagnosis of pineoblastoma that were treated at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute/Children’s Hospital Boston Pediatric Brain Tumor Program between 1986 and… CONTINUE READING


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