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Dismal prognosis of brain stem glioma confirmed by new systematic review

Posted on Wednesday 5 July 2017

Knowing more about the outcome of a condition, and what features may change that outcome, can be important for those affected. It also enables the identification of clues for developing new therapies. Dr Hadeel Hassan, a children's doctor and previous NIHR Academic Clinical Fellow in HYMS and CRD, undertook a systematic review to examine the outcome for children with an aggressive type of brain tumour - brainstem glioma.

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