Prognostic value of histologic factors in adult cerebral astrocytoma

D. Schiffer, A. Chio, M. T. Giordana, M. Leone, R. Soffietti

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Abstract

Surgical specimens from 165 adults with cerebral astrocytoma were reviewed to establish the prognostic value of histologic factors when studied both individually and in combination. Glioblastomas were excluded. Nine morphologic parameters and 25 clinicotherapeutic factors were correlated with survival. Cell density, endothelial hyperplasia, number of mitoses x 10 high-power field (HPF), and vessel frequency appeared to be highly significant prognostic factors (P

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1386-3193
Number of pages1808
JournalCancer
Volume61
Issue number7
Publication statusPublished - 1988

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cancer Research
  • Oncology

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