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… (More)
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2013
Highly Cited
2013
Pilocytic astrocytoma, the most common childhood brain tumor, is typically associated with mitogen-activated protein kinase (MAPK… (More)
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2011
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2011
Activation of the MAPK signaling pathway has been shown to be a unifying molecular feature in pilocytic astrocytoma (PA… (More)
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2009
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2009
IDH1 encodes isocitrate dehydrogenase 1, which participates in the citric acid cycle and was recently reported to be mutated in… (More)
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2008
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2008
Relatively little is known about the molecular changes that promote the formation or growth of pilocytic astrocytomas. We… (More)
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2008
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2008
Brain tumors are the most common solid tumors of childhood, and pilocytic astrocytomas (PA) are the most common central nervous… (More)
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2000
2000
Very little is known about genetic abnormalities involved in the development of pilocytic astrocytoma, the most frequently… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
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1999
Using quantitative image analysis, we evaluated the MIB-1 labeling index (LI) in a large population of pilocytic (n = 131) and… (More)
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1999
Highly Cited
1999
Among tumors classified as pilocytic astrocytoma (PA) in the Johns Hopkins Hospital Department of Pathology files, we identified… (More)
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1988
Highly Cited
1988
This study determines the effectiveness and reproducibility of a previously published method of grading gliomas. The method under… (More)
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1985
1985
Cerebral pilocytic astrocytoma is a known intracranial tumor, but its biological characteristics are less well documented. The… (More)
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