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TNM Atlas pp 302-307 | Cite as

Brain Tumours (ICD-O 191)

  • B. Spiessl
  • O. H. Beahrs
  • P. Hermanek
  • R. V. P. Hutter
  • O. Scheibe
  • L. H. Sobin
  • G. Wagner
Part of the UICC International Union Against Cancer / Union Internationale Contre le Cancer book series (UICCI)

Abstract

The classification applies to all brain tumours. There should be histological confirmation of the disease. An N/pN classification does not apply to brain tumours.

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • B. Spiessl
    • 1
  • O. H. Beahrs
    • 2
  • P. Hermanek
    • 3
  • R. V. P. Hutter
    • 4
  • O. Scheibe
    • 5
  • L. H. Sobin
    • 6
  • G. Wagner
    • 7
  1. 1.Department für Chirurgie, KantonspitalUniversitätsklinikenBaselSwitzerland
  2. 2.Section on Surgery, Mayo Clinic and Mayo FoundationMayo Medical SchoolRochesterUSA
  3. 3.Abteilung für Klinische PathologieChirurgische Universitätsklinik ErlangenErlangenFederal Republic of Germany
  4. 4.New Jersey Medical School, Department of Pathology, Saint Barnabas Medical CenterUniversity of Medicine and Dentistry of New JerseyLivingstonUSA
  5. 5.Chirurgische Klinik des BürgerhospitalsKrankenhaus FeuerbachStuttgart 3Federal Republic of Germany
  6. 6.Department of Gastrointestinal PathologyArmed Forces Institute of PathologyWashington, DCUSA
  7. 7.Institut für Epidemiologie und BiometrieDeutsches KrebsforschungszentrumHeidelbergFederal Republic of Germany

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