Pediatric Brain Tumors
Pediatric brain tumors: a group of different cancers that arise in the central nervous system of children, are primarily located in the brain and/or spinal cord, and frequently differ from adult brain tumors in their biology, therapeutic approach, and relative frequency.
Brain tumors constitute a group of different cancers that arise in the central nervous system and are primarily located in the brain and/or spinal cord.
Brain tumors in children are different than brain tumors in adults in terms of the relative frequency of different tumors, their biology, and therapeutic approaches. For example, in children primary tumors of the brain comprise most of the brain tumors, in adults brain metastases of systemic cancers are more common than primary brain tumors.
In children, brain tumors are the most common solid cancer and cause the highest...
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