CNS PNET

Central nervous system primitive neuroectodermal tumor. A type of cancer that arises from a particular type of cell within the brain or spinal cord. Also called central nervous system primitive neuroectodermal tumor.

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  • A type of cancer that arises from a particular type of cell within the brain or spinal cord. Also called CNS PNET. — CNS prophylaxis. Chemotherapy or radiation therapy given to the central nervous system (CNS) as a preventive treatment. It is given to kill cancer cells that may be in the brain and spinal cord, even though no cancer has been detected there. Also …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • PNET — Primitive neuroectodermal tumor. One of a group of cancers that develop from the same type of early cells, and share certain biochemical and genetic features. Some PNETs develop in the brain and central nervous system (CNS PNET), and others… …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • PNET — Phon Net.Com, Inc. (Business » NASDAQ Symbols) *** Primitive neuroectodermal tumour Context: CNS tumours (Medical » Oncology) *** Peripheral neuroectodermal tumour Context: Bone tumours see Ewing s tu (Medical » Oncology) …   Abbreviations dictionary

  • central nervous system primitive neuroectodermal tumor — CNS PNET …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • primitive neuroectodermal tumor — PNET. One of a group of cancers that develop from the same type of early cells, and share certain biochemical and genetic features. Some PNETs develop in the brain and central nervous system (CNS PNET), and others develop in sites outside of the… …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • Primitive neuroectodermal tumor — Classification and external resources ICD O: M9473/3 DiseasesDB 31470 …   Wikipedia

  • Atypical teratoid rhabdoid tumor — ICD9|192 Caption = MRI of an AT/RT ICDO = 9508/3 OMIM = 609322 DiseasesDB = 30780 MedlinePlus = 000768 eMedicineSubj = ped eMedicineTopic = 3012 MeshID = D016543 Atypical teratoid rhabdoid tumor (AT/RT) is a rare tumor usually diagnosed in… …   Wikipedia

  • Medulloblastoma — See also: brain tumor Medulloblastoma Classification and external resources CT scan, showing a tumorous mass in the posterior fossa, giving rise to obstructive hydrocephalus, in a six year old girl …   Wikipedia

  • Brain tumor — Classification and external resources Brain metastasis in the right cerebral hemisphere from lung cancer shown on T1 weighted magnetic resonance imaging with intravenous contrast …   Wikipedia

  • Neuroectodermal tumor — Classification and external resources MeSH D018358 A neuroectodermal tumor is a tumor of the central or peripheral nervous system. See also Neuroendocrin …   Wikipedia

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