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October 1975

Familial Cerebral Sarcomas

Author Affiliations

From the Division of Neurosurgery (Drs. Gainer and Chadduck) and the Department of Pathology (Dr. Chou), West Virginia University School of Medicine, Morgantown. Drs Gainer and Chadduck are now engaged in the private practice of neurological surgery in Kingwood, WVa, and Martinsville, Va, respectively.

Arch Neurol. 1975;32(10):665-668. doi:10.1001/archneur.1975.00490520035004

• Four cases of cerebral fibrosarcomas occurring in two families are reported. To our knowledge, no similar cases have been reported. Evidence that a heritable factor is involved in the genesis of some brain tumors is suggested by these cases.

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