Brain tumors

Murali Chintagumpala, Amar Gajjar

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The past 2 decades have witnessed a revolution in the management of childhood brain tumors, with the establishment of multidisciplinary teams and national and international consortiums that led to significant improvements in the outcomes of children with brain tumors. Unprecedented cooperation within the pediatric neuro-oncology community and sophisticated rapidly evolving technology have led to advances that are likely to revolutionize treatment strategies and improve outcomes.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)167-178
Number of pages12
JournalPediatric Clinics of North America
Issue number1
StatePublished - Feb 1 2015


  • Anaplastic astrocytoma
  • Diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma
  • Ependymoma
  • Glioblastoma
  • Medulloblastoma

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health


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