Pediatric intracranial ependymoma: the roles of surgery, radiation and chemotherapy

@article{Pejavar2011PediatricIE,
  title={Pediatric intracranial ependymoma: the roles of surgery, radiation and chemotherapy},
  author={Sunanda Pejavar and Mei-Yin C Polley and Sarah Rosenberg-Wohl and Sravana K Chennupati and Michael D. Prados and Mitchel S. Berger and Anuradha Banerjee and Nalin Gupta and Daphne Adele Haas-Kogan},
  journal={Journal of Neuro-Oncology},
  year={2011},
  volume={106},
  pages={367-375}
}
Management of pediatric intracranial ependymomas poses a major challenge, and optimal treatment remains controversial. We sought to investigate the roles of surgery, radiation, and chemotherapy in a historical cohort. Thirty-nine children, age 21 or younger, with non-metastatic intracranial ependymomas were treated from 1972 to 2008. Median age was 8 years (range 0.2–19.1). Twenty-one patients (54%) underwent GTRs, and 18 (45%) underwent STRs. Twenty-six patients (67%) received upfront adjuvant… CONTINUE READING

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