Published in Cancer Weekly, July 29th, 2003
According to a study from the United States, "Children with cancer are a population with specific risk factors for the development of seizures. They present distinct problems in assessment and management that sets them apart from the usual pediatric patients.
"We reviewed the information gathered on our pediatric neurooncology database regarding 47 children with systemic cancer complicated by seizures. Leukemia was the most frequent underlying cancer (47%)," wrote N.L. Antunes and colleagues, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Department of Pediatrics.
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