Prognostic factors in medulloblastoma, including DNA ploidy.


PURPOSE DNA ploidy status, completeness of surgical resection, use of chemotherapy, adequacy of radiation therapy, metastatic stage, sex, and age at diagnosis were evaluated as predictors of relapse in 58 patients with cerebellar medulloblastoma. METHODS Flow cytometry (FCM) and/or image analysis (IA) were used to characterize tumor DNA ploidy. Twelve… (More)


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