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“At the most recent International Symposium of Paediatric Neuro-Oncology (at which PNET foundation was a silver sponsor), Dr. Marcel Kool revealed his exciting work investigating supratentorial PNETs. This work has revealed a diverse biologic group that encompasses at least three unique subgroups, tentatively labelled PNET1, 2 and 3. We anxiously await the published manuscript. This has lead to the formation of an international working group that seeks to determine the clinical characteristics of each of these groups and eventually, how best to treat the unique subgroups and improve the outcomes for all children with sPNET. Australian investigators included in this working group are Dr. Jordan R. Hansford of the Royal Children’s Hospital and Dr. Nick Gottardo of Princess Margaret Hospital in Perth who have been exploring the clinical characteristics and therapeutics of paediatric sPNET.”

Jordan Hansford, BScH MSc MBBS FRACP

Consultant Paediatric Oncologist
Royal Children's Hospital Melbourne


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Benjamin Hansen

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Benjamin is 9 years old and is in 3rd grade. He was in Easter 2012 found brain cancer type PNET. After two operations, the tumor is now completely removed.

He has had chemo since Easter 2012 and June 2013. Benjamin was, in October and November 2012, for radiotherapy in Houston (Texas). Hospital MD Anderson performed proton beam therapy. He is now completed and will now control the MR scan each Quarterly.

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