Management of pediatric intracranial low-grade gliomas: long-term follow-up after radiation therapy

Minh Phuong Huynh-Le, Amanda Walker, Peter C. Burger, George Jallo, Kenneth J Cohen, Moody D. Wharam, Stephanie A Terezakis

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Abstract

Introduction: The treatment of pediatric intracranial low-grade gliomas (LGG) generally begins with maximal safe resection. Radiation therapy (RT) and chemotherapy are typically reserved for patients with incomplete resection and/or disease progression. We report long-term treatment outcomes and toxicities in a cohort of pediatric patients with LGG after RT. Methods: Thirty-four patients

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1-6
Number of pages6
JournalChild's Nervous System
DOIs
StateAccepted/In press - May 14 2016

Keywords

  • Low-grade gliomas
  • Pediatrics
  • Radiation therapy
  • Surgery

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Clinical Neurology

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