Children's oncology Group's 2013 blueprint for research: Central nervous system tumors

Amar Gajjar, Roger J. Packer, N. K. Foreman, Kenneth J Cohen, Daphne Haas-Kogan, Thomas E. Merchant

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Abstract

In the US, approximately 2,500 children are diagnosed annually with brain tumors. Their survival ranges from >90% to 80% (standard-risk) to 60% (high-risk). For those with high-grade gliomas (HGGs) including diffuse intrinsic pontine gliomas, 5-year survival remains

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1022-1026
Number of pages5
JournalPediatric Blood and Cancer
Volume60
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 2013

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Keywords

  • Ependymoma
  • High-grade glioma and diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma
  • Medulloblastoma

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Oncology
  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Hematology

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Gajjar, A., Packer, R. J., Foreman, N. K., Cohen, K. J., Haas-Kogan, D., & Merchant, T. E. (2013). Children's oncology Group's 2013 blueprint for research: Central nervous system tumors. Pediatric Blood and Cancer, 60(6), 1022-1026. https://doi.org/10.1002/pbc.24427