Astrocytomas

Some articles on astrocytoma, astrocytomas:

Pilocytic Astrocytoma - Occurrence
... According to a Dutch source juvenile pilocytic astrocytoma occurs at a rate of 2 in 100,000 people ... for 3.6-6% of pediatric brain tumors, 60% of which are juvenile pilocytic astrocytomas ... Astrocytomas account for 50% of pediatric primary central nervous system tumors ...
Astrocytoma - Treatment
... For low grade astrocytomas, removal of the tumor will generally allow functional survival for many years ... In particular, pilocytic astrocytomas are commonly indolent bodies that may permit normal neurologic function ... To date, complete resection of high grade astrocytomas is impossible because of the diffuse infiltration of tumor cells into normal parenchyma ...
Common Canine Brain Tumors - Astrocytomas and Glioblastomas
... Astrocytomas are the most common neuroectodermal tumor of dogs ... Glioblastomas are considered a subset of astrocytomas—a particularly damaging, invasive, and undifferentiated type ...
Astrocytoma - Grading
... central nervous system, the World Health Organization (WHO) grading system is commonly used for astrocytoma ... a four-tiered histologic grading guideline for astrocytomas that assigns a grade from 1 to 4, with 1 being the least aggressive and 4 being the most aggressive ... Thus, the low-grade group of astrocytomas are grades I and II ...
Astrocytoma
... Astrocytomas are a type of neoplasm of the brain ... Astrocytomas are the most common glioma and can occur in most parts of the brain and occasionally in the spinal cord ... Within the astrocytomas, there are two broad classes recognized in literature, those with Narrow zones of infiltration (mostly invasive tumors e.g ...