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Juvenile Pilocytic Astrocytoma

Known as: Pilocytic Astrocytoma, Juvenile, Astrocytoma, Juvenile Pilocytic, Juvenile Pilocytic Astrocytomas 
A slow-growing type of central nervous system tumor that forms from glial (supportive) tissue of the brain and spinal cord. Juvenile pilocytic… Expand
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Highly Cited
2015
Highly Cited
2015
IDH wild type (IDHwt) anaplastic astrocytomas WHO grade III (AA III) are associated with poor outcome. To address the… Expand
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Highly Cited
2013
Highly Cited
2013
BRAF V600E mutation has been identified in up to 2/3 of pleomorphic xanthoastrocytomas (PXAs), World Health Organization grade II… Expand
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
Missense mutations of the V600E type constitute the vast majority of tumor-associated somatic alterations in the v-RAF murine… Expand
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
Pilocytic astrocytomas (PAs), WHO malignancy grade I, are the most frequently occurring central nervous system tumour in 5- to 19… Expand
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
Background:Juvenile pilocytic astrocytomas (JPA), a subgroup of low-grade astrocytomas (LGA), are common, heterogeneous and… Expand
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
We report genetic aberrations that activate the ERK/MAP kinase pathway in 100% of posterior fossa pilocytic astrocytomas, with a… Expand
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
Separation of pilocytic astrocytoma from diffuse astrocytomas frequently poses problems mostly related to small sample size… Expand
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Review
2009
Review
2009
Gliomas account for more than 70% of all brain tumors, and of these, glioblastoma is the most frequent and malignant histologic… Expand
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
A recent study reported on mutations in the active site of the isocitrate dehydrogenase (IDH1) gene in 12% of glioblastomas. All… Expand
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
We analysed 31 non-glioblastoma astrocytomas for alterations in p53 protein expression and for mutations in the p53 gene… Expand
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