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Treatment of Recurrent Childhood Brain and Spinal Cord Tumors

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Check for U.S. clinical trials from NCI's list of cancer clinical trials that are now accepting patients with childhood central nervous system germ cell tumor. The list of clinical trials can be further narrowed by location, drug, intervention, and other criteria.

General information about clinical trials is also available from the NCI Web site.

Childhood CNS Primitive Neuroectodermal Tumors

Refer to the PDQ summary on Childhood Central Nervous System Embryonal Tumors Treatment for more information.

Current Clinical Trials

Check for U.S. clinical trials from NCI's list of cancer clinical trials that are now accepting patients with recurrent childhood supratentorial primitive neuroectodermal tumor. The list of clinical trials can be further narrowed by location, drug, intervention, and other criteria.

General information about clinical trials is also available from the NCI Web site.

Childhood Craniopharyngioma

Refer to the PDQ summary on Childhood Craniopharyngioma Treatment for more information.

Childhood Ependymoma

Refer to the PDQ summary on Childhood Ependymoma Treatment for more information.

Current Clinical Trials

Check for U.S. clinical trials from NCI's list of cancer clinical trials that are now accepting patients with recurrent childhood ependymoma. The list of clinical trials can be further narrowed by location, drug, intervention, and other criteria.

General information about clinical trials is also available from the NCI Web site.

Childhood Ependymoblastoma

Refer to the PDQ summary on Childhood Central Nervous System Embryonal Tumors Treatment for more information.

Childhood Medulloblastoma

Refer to the PDQ summary on Childhood Central Nervous System Embryonal Tumors Treatment for more information.

Current Clinical Trials

Check for U.S. clinical trials from NCI's list of cancer clinical trials that are now accepting patients with recurrent childhood medulloblastoma. The list of clinical trials can be further narrowed by location, drug, intervention, and other criteria.

General information about clinical trials is also available from the NCI Web site.

Childhood Medulloepithelioma

Refer to the PDQ summary on Childhood Central Nervous System Embryonal Tumors Treatment for more information.

Current Clinical Trials

Check for U.S. clinical trials from NCI's list of cancer clinical trials that are now accepting patients with childhood medulloepithelioma. The list of clinical trials can be further narrowed by location, drug, intervention, and other criteria.

General information about clinical trials is also available from the NCI Web site.

Childhood Spinal Cord Tumors

At the time of recurrence, low-grade spinal cord glial tumors can be treated with re-resection with or without the use of radiation therapy. Recurrent low-grade and high-grade tumors that cannot be re-resected can be treated on protocols designed for histologically similar brain tumors. Refer to the PDQ summaries on Childhood Astrocytomas Treatment; Childhood Ependymoma Treatment; and Childhood Central Nervous System Embryonal Tumors Treatment for more information.

Current Clinical Trials

Check for U.S. clinical trials from NCI's list of cancer clinical trials that are now accepting patients with recurrent childhood spinal cord neoplasm. The list of clinical trials can be further narrowed by location, drug, intervention, and other criteria.

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Last Updated: October 07, 2011
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