The 2016 WHO Classification of Tumours of the Central Nervous System: The Major Points of Revision

@inproceedings{Komori2017The2W,
  title={The 2016 WHO Classification of Tumours of the Central Nervous System: The Major Points of Revision},
  author={Takashi Komori},
  booktitle={Neurologia medico-chirurgica},
  year={2017}
}
The updated 2016 edition of the World Health Organization (WHO) Classification of Tumours of the Central Nervous System (CNS) uses molecular parameters and the histology to define the main tumor categories for the first time. This represents a shift from the traditional principle of using neuropathological diagnoses, which are primarily based on the microscopic features, to using molecularly-oriented diagnoses. Major restructuring was made with regard to diffuse gliomas, medulloblastomas and… CONTINUE READING
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