Author | Sri Gururangan, MRCP

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Recent Advances in the Treatment of Pediatric Brain Tumors

November 01, 2004

BySri Gururangan, MRCP|Henry S. Friedman, MD

Central nervous system (CNS) cancers are the second most frequent malignancy in childhood. In recent years, significant advances in surgery, radiotherapy, and chemotherapy have improved survival in children with these tumors. However, a significant proportion of patients with CNS tumors suffer progressive disease despite such treatment.