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Prognostic factors and survival patterns in pediatric low-grade gliomas over 4 decades.

Authors
  • Youland, Ryan S1
  • Khwaja, Shariq S
  • Schomas, David A
  • Keating, Gesina F
  • Wetjen, Nicholas M
  • Laack, Nadia N
  • 1 Departments of Radiation Oncology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA.
Type
Published Article
Journal
Journal of pediatric hematology/oncology
Publication Date
Apr 01, 2013
Volume
35
Issue
3
Pages
197–205
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1097/MPH.0b013e3182678bf8
PMID: 22983418
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

This large series of pediatric LGG patients with long-term follow-up found no significant changes in OS or PFS over time. Overall, GTR was associated with improved OS and PFS. RT was associated with an improvement in PFS, with the greatest benefit seen in patients undergoing less than GTR.

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