Long-term outcomes of low-grade astrocytoma treatment


  • Negatively impacted long-term outcomes in children with low-grade astrocytoma (LGA) in the posterior fossa include motor impairment and cognitive functioning ─ chiefly, learning difficulties.

Why this matters

  • Identifying long-term quality-of-life outcomes following by LGA treatment can help physicians pre-empt which supportive follow-up measures need to be in place.