9451/3 Oligodendroglioma, anaplastic


Definitions

Tumours of the central nervous system
ICD-O-3 topography code: C70, C71 and C72
ICD10: C71
           

An oligodendroglioma with focal or diffuse malignant morphologic features (WHO grade III) and less favourable prognosis 1
 
Louis DN, Ohgaki H, Wiestler OD, Cavenee WK (Eds.)
WHO Classification of Tumours of the Central Nervous System.
4th Edition
International Agency for Research on Cancer: Lyon 2007



. LOH 1p/19 is a genetic hallmark and confers an increased response ro radio-/chemotherapy with significant increase in survival 2
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Intergroup Radiation Therapy Oncology Group Trial 9402, Cairncross G, Berkey B, Shaw E, Jenkins R, Scheithauer B, Brachman D, Buckner J, Fink K, Souhami L, Laperierre N, Mehta M, Curran W (2006)
Phase III trial of chemotherapy plus radiotherapy compared with radiotherapy alone for pure and mixed anaplastic oligodendroglioma: Intergroup Radiation Therapy Oncology Group Trial 9402.
J Clin Oncol 24: 2707-14



. On a population-based level, 5 and 10 years survival rates of 47% and 34% have been reported http://www.cbtrus.org/reports/reports.html .