embryoplastic tumour

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embryoplastic tumour

A generic term for tumours of primitive cells, for which the suffix -blastoma is commonly attached.
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HB is a well-known embryonal tumour, with recognised genetic associations to several known cancer predisposition syndromes including FAP.
Prediction of central nervous system embryonal tumour outcome based on gene expression.
Hepatoblastomas are composed of cells resembling fetal and neonatal liver, hence the classification as an embryonal tumour.
In all age groups, the most common tumours were astrocytic tumours followed by meningeal tumours in adults and embryonal tumours in children and adolescents.
Rest of the tumour categories were peripheral nerve origin tumours, pituitary tumours, craniopharyngioma, embryonal tumours, chordoma and metastasis.
For craniopharyngioma and embryonal tumours, results were comparable to KNP study who reported 3.
In the current Soft Tissue Sarcoma Committee of the Children's Oncology Group (STS COG) trials the only patients who did not receive radiotherapy were those with completely resected embryonal tumours.
The term was first used for a group of embryonal tumours located in the central nervous system (cPNET) and then expanded to include similar peripherally located tumours (pPNET) (3).
Majority of embryonal tumours are neuroblastomas, which are heterogeneous with respect to location, morphology and biological behaviour.