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Clinical Analysis of Glioma: Medulloblastoma

  • Y. Takahashi

Abstract

Although progress in the treatment of medulloblastoma has been made in recent years [1–6, 9, 10, 12, 14, 15, 21, 23], it is still one of the types of brain tumor with a poor prognosis. Since 1979, we have used radiation therapy combined with chemotherapy using ACNU, FT-207, and PSK (RAFP) to treat medulloblastomas. In this way, we have obtained a 5-year survival rate of 82.5% [20, 22] (Fig. 13.1). Here, we discuss the prognosis and factors influencing the prognosis among the cases experienced at our clinic thus far.

Keywords

Total Dose Posterior Fossa Subtotal Removal Entire Central Nervous System Cerebellar Medulloblastoma 
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