Long-term outcome of patients with spinal myxopapillary ependymoma: treatment results from the MD Anderson Cancer Center and institutions from the Rare Cancer Network

Weber D. C. , Wang Y., Miller R., Villa S., Zaucha R., Pica A., ...More

NEURO-ONCOLOGY, vol.17, no.4, pp.588-595, 2015 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 17 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.1093/neuonc/nou293
  • Title of Journal : NEURO-ONCOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.588-595


Background. Spinal myxopapillary ependymomas (MPEs) are slowly growing ependymal gliomas with preferential manifestation in young adults. The aim of this study was to assess the outcome of patients with MPE treated with surgery, radiotherapy (RT), and/or chemotherapy.