grade III astrocytoma

grade III as·tro·cy·to·ma

astrocytoma of intermediate grade; World Health Organization designation.
See also: anaplastic astrocytoma.

grade III as·tro·cy·to·ma

(grād as'trō-sī-tō'mă)
Astrocytoma of intermediate grade.
See also: glioblastoma multiforme
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In the present study, the diagnosis was incorrectly made for five cases of gliomas, where two cases of Grade III Astrocytoma were wrongly diagnosed as cerebral abscess and Metastasis respectively, one case of Grade II astrocytoma was wrongly diagnosed as acute infarct, one case of Oligoastrocytoma was wrongly diagnosed as Meningioma, one case of GBM was wrongly diagnosed as Choroid plexus carcinoma.
It has been found that there is an association between PCNA-LI and histological grade implying that this marker could assist in discriminating between grade II and grade III astrocytoma.
But a biopsy revealed he has a grade III astrocytoma after the eight-hour operation, chemotherapy and radiotherapy.
Mae's tumor is a grade III astrocytoma, or glioma, a very aggressive form of brain cancer.
Two days after the scan, in August 2009, Ian underwent surgery where around 50% of the tumour was removed, but the biopsy revealed he has a grade III astrocytoma.