Distinct disease-risk groups in pediatric supratentorial and posterior fossa ependymomas

Acta Neuropathologica , 05/01/2012

Among children developing posterior fossa ependymomas treated with maximal surgical resection and conformal radiotherapy, key clinicopathological variables and chromosome 1q status can be used to define tiers of disease risk. In contrast, risk factors for pediatric supratentorial tumors are limited to sub–total resection and brain invasion.

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