Pediatric gliomas.

  title={Pediatric gliomas.},
  author={Stefan M. Pfister and Olaf Witt},
  journal={Recent results in cancer research. Fortschritte der Krebsforschung. Progres dans les recherches sur le cancer},
Pediatric gliomas comprise a clinically, histologically, and molecularly very heterogeneous group of CNS tumors. In addition, these tumors are largely different from their counterparts occurring in adults, although they are histologically indistinguishable and uniformly classified by the current WHO classification for CNS tumors. Pilocytic astrocytoma (WHO grade I), mainly arising in the posterior fossa, is the most common representative in children, whereas glioblastoma multiforme (WHO grade… CONTINUE READING