Pediatric brain tumors in a low/middle income country: does it differ from that in developed world?

@article{Ezzat2015PediatricBT,
  title={Pediatric brain tumors in a low/middle income country: does it differ from that in developed world?},
  author={Sameera Ezzat and Mohamed Kamal and Nada El-Khateeb and Mohamed el-Beltagy and Hala E. Taha and Amal A Refaat and Madeha Awad and Sherif Abouelnaga and M. S. Zaghloul},
  journal={Journal of Neuro-Oncology},
  year={2015},
  volume={126},
  pages={371-376}
}
Central nervous system (CNS) tumors are the most frequent solid tumors in children and adolescents. The epidemiology of these tumors differs in areas of the world. However, very little data is available in the low/middle income countries (LMIC). The aim of this study is to describe the characteristics of primary childhood brain tumors treated at a leading LMIC pediatric cancer hospital and its difference from that in other countries. One thousand one hundred fourteen children and adolescent… CONTINUE READING

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