Challenges and Considerations in Linking Adult and Pediatric CNS Malignancies Henry S. Friedman, MD The Brain Tumor Center at Duke

6/29/01


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Challenges and Considerations in Linking Adult and Pediatric CNS Malignancies Henry S. Friedman, MD The Brain Tumor Center at Duke

What is the relationship between adult and pediatric CNS tumors?

Histologic Classification of Tumors of the CNS

Histologic Classification of Tumors of the CNS

Distribution of CNS Tumors

Location of CNS Tumors

Are there differences between adult and pediatric non-glial CNS tumors?

Are there differences between adult and pediatric gliomas?

Are there differences between adult and pediatric malignant astrocytomas?

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Are there molecular distinctions between adult and pediatric malignant astrocytoma?

Are there differences between adult and pediatric malignant astrocytomas?

Are there differences between adult and pediatric malignant astrocytomas?

Are there differences between adult and pediatric malignant astrocytomas?

Are there differences between adult and pediatric malignant astrocytomas?

How do the similarities and differences between adult and pediatric malignant astrocytoma guide the use of the pediatric rule?

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