Astrocytoma

Known as: Gliomas, Astrocytic, Astrocytic Glioma, Astrocytoma [Disease/Finding] 
Neoplasms of the brain and spinal cord derived from glial cells which vary from histologically benign forms to highly anaplastic and malignant tumors… (More)
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Review
2016
Review
2016
Temozolomide (TMZ) is an oral alkylating agent used to treat glioblastoma multiforme (GBM) and astrocytomas. However, at least 50… (More)
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
Malignant astrocytomas are infiltrative and incurable brain tumors. Despite profound therapeutic implications, the identity of… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Previously undescribed prognostic subclasses of high-grade astrocytoma are identified and discovered to resemble stages in… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Malignant astrocytomas are highly invasive neoplasms infiltrating diffusely into regions of normal brain. Whereas the molecular… (More)
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
Individuals with the neurofibromatosis 1 (NF1) inherited tumor syndrome develop low-grade gliomas (astrocytomas) at an increased… (More)
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2000
Highly Cited
2000
PURPOSE A recent report suggests that alterations of chromosome arms 1p and 19q are associated with chemotherapeutic response and… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
Astrocytomas are among the most common brain tumors that are usually fatal in their malignant form. They appear to progress… (More)
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
Astrocytomas often show high rates of local invasion that lead to local recurrence of the disease. Histologically, the most… (More)
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
A unique characteristic of astrocytic malignancies is their frequent dissemination through the brain. Cellular determinants of… (More)
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
CLINICAL and experimental studies suggest that angiogenesis is a prerequisite for solid tumour growth1,2. Several growth factors… (More)
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