Journal of Neuro-Oncology

, Volume 135, Issue 1, pp 213–215 | Cite as

Significant response of pituitary carcinoma to carboplatin, leucovorin and fluorouracil chemotherapy: a pediatric case report and review of the literature

  • Mohamed S. AbdelBaki
  • Steven G. Waguespack
  • Violeta Salceda
  • Jeremy Jones
  • Stacie L. Stapleton
  • David S. Baskin
  • M. Fatih Okcu
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Informed consent for treatment with surgery and chemotherapy was obtained from all individual participants included in the study.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mohamed S. AbdelBaki
    • 1
  • Steven G. Waguespack
    • 2
  • Violeta Salceda
    • 3
  • Jeremy Jones
    • 4
  • Stacie L. Stapleton
    • 5
  • David S. Baskin
    • 6
  • M. Fatih Okcu
    • 7
  1. 1.Hematology-Oncology Division, Nationwide Children’s HospitalThe Ohio State UniversityColumbusUSA
  2. 2.Department of Endocrine Neoplasia and Hormonal DisordersUniversity of Texas MD Anderson Cancer CenterHoustonUSA
  3. 3.Hospital Civil de GuadalajaraUniversidad de GuadalajaraGuadalajaraMexico
  4. 4.Division of Diagnostic Radiology, Texas Children’s HospitalBaylor College of MedicineHoustonUSA
  5. 5.Cancer and Blood Disorder InstituteJohns Hopkins All Children’s HospitalSt. PetersburgUSA
  6. 6.Department of Neurosurgery, Houston Methodist HospitalKenneth R. Peak Brain and Pituitary Treatment CenterHoustonUSA
  7. 7.Department of Pediatrics, Hematology-Oncology, Texas Children’s Cancer and Hematology CentersBaylor College of MedicineHoustonUSA

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