The prognostic value of histological grading of posterior fossa ependymomas in children: a Children's Oncology Group study and a review of prognostic factors

@article{Tihan2008ThePV,
  title={The prognostic value of histological grading of posterior fossa ependymomas in children: a Children's Oncology Group study and a review of prognostic factors},
  author={Tarik Tihan and Tianni Zhou and Emi Holmes and Peter C. Burger and Sema Ozuysal and Elisabeth Jane Rushing},
  journal={Modern Pathology},
  year={2008},
  volume={21},
  pages={165-177}
}
We performed a retrospective analysis of 96 pediatric posterior fossa ependymomas in order to determine the prognostic value of histological grade based on the current WHO grading scheme. The patients were selected among Children's Oncology Group (previously Pediatric Oncology Group-POG) patients enrolled in clinical trials, and on the basis of central pathology review, location, and age. We excluded entities such as sub-ependymoma, myxopapillary, or clear-cell ependymoma, after a consensus… CONTINUE READING

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