The System of Grading of Gliomas

  • G. P. Sayre
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Part of the Acta Neurochirurgica / Supplementum book series (NEUROCHIRURGICA, volume 10)


In this discussion of grading of tumors of the central nervous system, I would like to confine my remarks to three phases of the problem. First, the historical background of grading of tumors; second, the use of such a system as applied to gliomas in the central nervous system; and third, to discuss some of the criticisms that have arisen since the publication of the method of grading.


Mayo Clinic Intermediate Group General Pathologist Astrocytoma Grade Cerebellar Astrocytoma 


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