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Childhood Central Nervous System Embryonal Tumors Treatment (PDQ®)

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Changes to This Summary (12/11/2014)

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Cellular and Molecular Classification of CNS Embryonal Tumors

Added text to state that other subtypes of central nervous system primitive neuroectodermal tumors have been identified within the group 1 tumors, including embryonal tumors with multilayered rosettes (cited Kleinman et al. as reference 32).

Treatment of Newly Diagnosed Childhood Medulloblastoma

Cited Nageswara et al. as reference 28.

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  • Updated: December 11, 2014