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Pilocytic Astrocytoma

Known as: astrocytoma pilocytic, Grade I Astrocytoma, Astrocytoma, Pilocytic 
A WHO grade I, relatively circumscribed, slowly growing, often cystic astrocytoma occurring in children and young adults. Histologically it is… Expand
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Review
2019
Review
2019
BACKGROUND Paediatric low-grade glioma is the most common CNS tumour of childhood. Although overall survival is good, disease… Expand
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Highly Cited
2016
Highly Cited
2016
Therapy development for adult diffuse glioma is hindered by incomplete knowledge of somatic glioma driving alterations and… Expand
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Highly Cited
2013
Highly Cited
2013
Pilocytic astrocytoma, the most common childhood brain tumor, is typically associated with mitogen-activated protein kinase (MAPK… Expand
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
IDH1 encodes isocitrate dehydrogenase 1, which participates in the citric acid cycle and was recently reported to be mutated in… Expand
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
Brain tumors are the most common solid tumors of childhood, and pilocytic astrocytomas (PA) are the most common central nervous… Expand
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
Relatively little is known about the molecular changes that promote the formation or growth of pilocytic astrocytomas. We… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
BACKGROUND Postoperative policies of "wait-and-see" and radiotherapy for low-grade glioma are poorly defined. A trial in the mid… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
OBJECT The incidence of pilocytic astrocytomas and the rate of patient survival were analyzed in a population-based study in the… Expand
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
Accurate histologic diagnosis of gliomas is fundamental to proper patient management and to the interpretation of basic and… Expand
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Highly Cited
1988
Highly Cited
1988
This study determines the effectiveness and reproducibility of a previously published method of grading gliomas. The method under… Expand
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