Astrocytomas of the cerebellum. A comparative clinicopathologic study of pilocytic and diffuse astrocytomas.


BACKGROUND The majority of patients with astrocytomas of the cerebellum have an excellent prognosis; however, a small percentage of patients continue to do poorly. To clarify the clinical, pathologic, and treatment characteristics that determine prognosis and therapeutic recommendations, a large group of patients with astrocytic tumors of the cerebellum was… (More)