References for Medulloblastomas in Children

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  4. Dunkel IJ, Boyett JM, Yates A, et al: High-dose carboplatin, thiotepa, and etoposide with autologous stem-cell rescue for patients with recurrent medulloblastoma. Children’s Cancer Group. J Clin Oncol 16:222-228, 1998
  5. Evans DG, Farndon PA, Burnell LD, et al: The incidence of Gorlin syndrome in 173 consecutive cases of medulloblastoma. Br J Cancer 64:959-961, 1991
  6. Fritsch MJ, Doerner L, Kienke S, et al: Hydrocephalus in children with posterior fossa tumors: role of endoscopic third ventriculostomy. J Neurosurg 103:40-42, 2005.
  7. Halberg FE, Wara WM, Fippin LF, et al: Low-dose craniospinal radiation therapy for medulloblastoma. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 20:651-654, 1991
  8. Hershatter BW, Halperin EC, Cox EB: Medulloblastoma: the Duke University Medical Center experience. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 12:1771-1777, 1986
  9. Johnson DL, McCabe MA, Nicholson HS, et al: Quality of long-term survival in young children with medulloblastoma. J Neurosurg 80:1004-1010, 1994
  10. Kimmings E, Kleinlugtebeld AT, Casey A, et al: Medulloblastoma: factors influencing the educational potential of surviving children. Br J Neurosurg 9:611-617, 1995
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  21. Rutkowski S, Bode U, Deinlein F, et al: Treatment of early childhood medulloblastoma by postoperative chemotherapy alone. N Engl J Med 352:978-986, 2005
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