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The first successful treatment of a pediatric brain tumor dates back to 1879. Sir William Macewen, a Scottish surgeon, was the first to perform an intracranial surgical procedure to successfully remove a meningioma from a 14-year-old girl. Upon her death, eight years later, no tumor was found at autopsy, demonstrating that surgical cures of brain tumors were possible.

1879.txt · Last modified: 2020/01/16 19:51 by administrador