SnapShot: Medulloblastoma

Jessica M. Rusert, Xiaochong Wu, Charles G. Eberhart, Michael D. Taylor, Robert J. Wechsler-Reya

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Medulloblastoma (MB) is the most common malignant brain tumor in children, where one-third of patients succumb to their disease. This SnapShot describes the classification of MB subgroups, historically by histopathology and currently based on genomic information. Genomics-based classification has identified four major subgroups and provides greater opportunity for developing targeted therapies more successful than current conventional therapy.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)940-940.e1
JournalCancer cell
Issue number6
StatePublished - Dec 8 2014

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Oncology
  • Cell Biology
  • Cancer Research


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