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Summary

The presence of a glioma, which is a neoplasm of the central nervous system originating from a glial cell (astrocytes or oligodendrocytes). [from HPO]

Genes See tests for all associated and related genes

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Practice guidelines

  • NCCN, 2011
    NCCN Task Force report: Evaluating the clinical utility of tumor markers in oncology.

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