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KEG Blake

A 30 Year Review of Paediatric Central Nervous System Malignancies in Jamaica: 1978–2007

The epidemiologic profile of paediatric Central Nervous System (CNS) malignancies in Jamaica shows an overall female preponderance in marked contrast to worldwide data which shows a male preponderance. Of all the subtypes, the embryonal tumours showed the most striking female preponderance.


Objective: To describe the epidemiologic features of malignant central nervous system (CNS) neoplasms in Jamaican children.

12 Dec, 2017
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e-Published: 18 Jan, 2018


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