Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Neuroectodermal Tumor Outlook

What to expect with primitive neuroectodermal tumors:

  • The outlook depends on the age of the person and the severity of disease.
  • On average, a child with a primitive neuroectodermal tumor lives for 10 years after the diagnosis.

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Last Updated: Jun 30, 2008 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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PubMed Neuroectodermal Tumor References
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