SIOP PODC Adapted treatment guidelines for low grade gliomas in low and middle income settings


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HESSİSSEN L., Parkes J., AMAYİRİ N., MUSHTAQ N., SİRACHAİNAN N., ANACAK Y. , ...More

PEDIATRIC BLOOD & CANCER, vol.64, 2017 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 64
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.1002/pbc.26737
  • Title of Journal : PEDIATRIC BLOOD & CANCER

Abstract

Effective treatment of children with low grade glioma (LGG) requires a functioning multi-disciplinary team with adequate neurosurgical, neuroradiological, pathological, radiotherapy and chemotherapy facilities and personnel. In addition, the treating centre should have the capacity to manage a variety of LGG and treatment-associated complications. These requirements have made it difficult for many centers in low and middle-income countries (LMIC) to offer effective treatment and follow up. This article provides management recommendations for children with LGG according to the level of facilities available.