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Nerve Tissue Cancer More Often Fatal for Non-White Kids
Date:11/24/2010

includes a study by researchers who say they have identified six subtypes of medulloblastoma, one of the most common malignant brain tumors in children. Medulloblastomas carry a death rate of 40 percent to 50 percent.

The findings could lead to biomarker tests that would help doctors improve their ability to direct treatment.

"We're basically redefining the disease," senior author Dr. Scott Pomeroy, neurologist-in-chief at Children's Hospital Boston, said in a hospital news release. "This tumor breaks down into subtypes that really act like different diseases, and they will be treated differently looking forward."

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The American Cancer Society has more about neuroblastoma.

-- Robert Preidt

SOURCES: University of Chicago Medical Center, Children's Hospital Boston, news releases, Nov. 22, 2010


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