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Malignant Brain Tumors Including Medulloblastoma, Embryonal Neuroectodermal Tumors, and Tumors of the Pineal Region, with a Special Discussion of the Management of Brain Tumors in Children of 3 Years and Younger

  • Larry E. Kun
Part of the Medical Radiology book series (MEDRAD)

Abstract

Tumors of the central nervous system (CNS) are relatively common in children, representing 20% of all neoplasms. Approximately 1700 children below 21 years of age present with primary CNS tumors annually in the United States, 95% of which originate within the brain (Walker et al. 1985).

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Malignant Brain Tumor Pineal Region Embryonal Tumor Pineal Tumor Pineo Blastoma 
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  • Larry E. Kun
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  1. 1.Department of Radiation OncologySt. Jude Children’s Research HospitalMemphisUSA

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