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Oncological Management of Medulloblastoma and New Viral Therapeutic Targets

Authors: A. Taqaddas


Medulloblastoma (MB) is one of the most prevalent brain tumours among paediatrics. Although its management has evolved over time still there is need to find new therapeutic targets for MB that can result in less normal tissue toxicity while improving survival and reducing recurrence. This literature review is aimed at finding new potential therapeutic targets for MB focusing on viruses that can be used as potential targets for MB. The review also gives an over-view of management of paediatric Medulloblastoma focusing on Radiotherapy management.

Keywords: radiotherapy, cytomegalovirus, medulloblastoma, Measles Virus

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