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Follow-up Survey of Patients Who Were Treated for Medulloblastoma or Primitive Neuroectodermal Tumors of the Central Nervous in Norway

2016-08-02 05:53:25 | BioPortfolio

Summary

Clinical follow-up survey of the Norwegian material of paediatric patients who received therapy for medulloblastoma and CNS-PNET from 1974 - 2013 with a focus on quality of life, education, work, family and children, delayed effects of tumour disease and treatment, endocrine evaluation, existence of auditory neuropathy, and neuropsychological testing.

Study Design

Observational Model: Cohort, Time Perspective: Retrospective

Conditions

Brain Tumor

Location

Einar Stensvold
Oslo
Norway
0450

Status

Enrolling by invitation

Source

Oslo University Hospital

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2016-08-02T05:53:25-0400

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