astrocytoma


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astrocytoma

[‚as·trə‚sī′tōm·ə]
(medicine)
A slow-growing glial tumor made up of cells resembling astrocytes; often it will undergo malignant change and assume the appearance and growth characteristics of a glioblastoma.
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This renders 3 basic groups of IGs (Figure 2): (1) astrocytoma, IDH-mutant; (2) astrocytoma, IDH-wild type; and (3) oligodendroglioma, IDH-mutant and 1p/19q-codeleted.
Current first-line therapy for anaplastic astrocytoma is surgery followed by treatment with temozolomide.
In the present study, the diagnosis was incorrectly made for five cases of gliomas, where two cases of Grade III Astrocytoma were wrongly diagnosed as cerebral abscess and Metastasis respectively, one case of Grade II astrocytoma was wrongly diagnosed as acute infarct, one case of Oligoastrocytoma was wrongly diagnosed as Meningioma, one case of GBM was wrongly diagnosed as Choroid plexus carcinoma.
Moreover, a novel variant of OCT4, OCT4B3, was detected in two human cancer cell lines of bladder carcinoma (5637) and brain astrocytoma (1321N1) for the first time.
Low grade gliomas (LGG) are a group of slow growing WHO grade II tumours comprising of diffuse astrocytoma, oligodendroglioma and rarely oligoastrocytoma.
Management of choice for patients with low grade astrocytoma is still not clear and is controversial9-11.
GlobalData's clinical trial report, "Anaplastic Astrocytoma Global Clinical Trials Review, H1, 2016" provides an overview of Anaplastic Astrocytoma clinical trials scenario.
Astrocytoma is the major type of CNS tumors in NF1, and pilocytic astrocytoma (WHO grade I) the main histological subtype3,4.
Keywords: Angiomyolipoma, rhabdomyoma, subependymal giant cell astrocytoma, tuberosclerosis, tumor
USPRwire, Fri Jan 29 2016] Global Markets Direct's, 'Anaplastic Astrocytoma - Pipeline Review, H2 2015', provides an overview of the Anaplastic Astrocytoma's therapeutic pipeline.
Collision of a Syncytial Meningioma and Malignant Astrocytoma.
In this presentation, clinical and radiological findings of subependymal giant cell astrocytoma and cortical tubers leading to new onset seizures will be discussed.