Prognosis by tumor location for pediatric spinal cord ependymomas.

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Oh, MC; Sayegh, ET; Safaee, M; Sun, MHZ; Kaur, G; Kim, JM; Aranda, D; Molinaro, AM; Gupta, N; Parsa, AT;
(2013)
  • Publisher: eScholarship, University of California
  • Subject: Neurosciences | Kaplan-Meier Estimate | Pediatric | Pediatric Cancer | Rare Diseases | Spinal Cord Neoplasms | Brain Disorders | Survival Analysis | Neurology & Neurosurgery | Female | Spinal Cord Injury | Brain Cancer | Prognosis | Treatment Outcome | Ependymoma | Neurosurgical Procedures | Disease-Free Survival | Neurodegenerative | Adolescent | Preschool | Cancer | Paediatrics and Reproductive Medicine | Humans | Proportional Hazards Models | Male | Child

Object. Ependymoma is a common CNS tumor in children, with spinal cord ependymomas making up 13.1% of all ependymomas in this age group. The clinical features that affect prognosis in pediatric spinal cord ependymomas are not well understood. A comprehensive literature ... View more
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