Treatment and outcome of children with relapsed ependymoma: a multi-institutional retrospective analysis

@article{Zacharoulis2009TreatmentAO,
  title={Treatment and outcome of children with relapsed ependymoma: a multi-institutional retrospective analysis},
  author={Stergios Zacharoulis and S. C. Ashley and Lucas Moreno and J Gentet and Maura Massimino and Didier Frappaz},
  journal={Child's Nervous System},
  year={2009},
  volume={26},
  pages={905-911}
}
More than a third of children with ependymoma experience relapse, and despite multimodal treatment, less than 25% of them can then achieve long-term survival. Prognostic factors for patients who relapse have not been extensively analyzed. We retrospectively analyzed 82 patients from four pediatric oncology European institutions in order to identify prognostic factors and influence of treatment modalities in relapsed ependymoma. First relapse occurred after a median of 19 months (1 month–16… CONTINUE READING

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