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Hematol Oncol Clin North Am. 2012 Aug;26(4):881-95. doi: 10.1016/j.hoc.2012.04.002. Epub 2012 May 8.

Medulloblastoma/Primitive neuroectodermal tumor and germ cell tumors: the uncommon but potentially curable primary brain tumors.

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The Brain Tumor Institute, Division of Neurology, Children's National Medical Center, Washington, DC 20010, USA.

Abstract

This article presents an overview of medulloblastomas, central nervous system primitive neuroectodermal tumors, and germ cell tumors for the practicing oncologist. Discussion includes the definition of these tumors, histopathologic findings, molecular and genetic characteristics, prognoses, and evolution of treatment.

PMID:
22794288
DOI:
10.1016/j.hoc.2012.04.002
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