Primary central nervous system tumors in stillborns and infants

  title={Primary central nervous system tumors in stillborns and infants},
  author={Werner Jaenisch and Joanna F. Haas and Dieter Schreiber and Hermannfriedrich Gerlach},
  journal={Journal of Neuro-Oncology},
An epidemiologic investigation of true neoplasms of the central nervous system in fetuses and infants in the German Democratic Republic (GDR) was undertaken. Since all fetal deaths and all deaths in the first year of life are subject to a full postmortem examination and since all cancer cases or deaths are reported to a central registry, the prerequisites for a valid assessment of the incidence of these tumors are present. During the years 1960–1979, 55 histopathologically verified tumors of… CONTINUE READING


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