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"Pilocytic astrocytoma"




  1. photo Radiation 'therapy' kills children with brain tumors who might otherwise survive just fineRadiation 'therapy' kills children with brain tumors who might otherwise survive just fineNews
    are a family of non-cancerous and typically non-aggressive tumors, including pilocytic astrocytomas, diffuse astrocytomas and mixed gliomas. Approximately 30 percent of pediatric brain tumors are low-gradeRead more

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Pilocytic astrocytoma

Disease

Pilocytic astrocytoma or juvenile pilocytic astrocytoma or cystic cerebellar astrocytoma (and its variant juvenile pilomyxoid astrocytoma) is a brain tumor that occurs more often in children and young adults (in the first 20 years of life). They usually arise in the cerebellum, near the brainstem, hypothalamic region, or the optic chiasm, but they may occur in any area where astrocytes are...More