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Brain Tumor Pathology

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08.09.2020 | Original Article

Frequency of mismatch repair protein deficiency and PD-L1 in high-grade gliomas in adolescents and young adults (AYA)

Central nervous system tumors in adolescents and young adults (AYA) are rarely reported in the literature. The association with cancer predisposition syndrome is not established. Programmed death ligand 1 (PD-L1) can predict the potential response …

03.09.2020 | Acknowledgment

Reviewers in 2020

06.08.2020 | Original Article

Glioblastomas harboring gene fusions detected by next-generation sequencing

Oncogenic gene fusions have been reported in diffuse gliomas and may serve as potential therapeutic targets. Here, using next-generation sequencing analysis (Illumina TruSight Tumor 170 panel), we analyzed a total of 356 diffuse gliomas collected …

04.08.2020 | Rapid Short communication

Highly sensitive detection of TERT promoter mutations in recurrent glioblastomas using digital PCR

Telomerase reverse transcriptase promoter (TERTp) hotspot mutations are the most frequent mutations in primary glioblastomas (GBM). Previous studies have shown that the combination of TERTp and isocitrate dehydrogenase (IDH) status may serve as a …

04.08.2020 | Case Report

RELA fusion-positive ependymoma accompanied by extensive desmoplasia: a case report

We report a case of 33-year-old Japanese male who presented with a headache and visual disturbances. Magnetic resonance imaging revealed a large tumor in the left frontal lobe, measuring 7 cm in diameter, which was diagnosed as supratentorial …

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Brain Tumor Pathology is the official journal of the Japan Society of Brain Tumor Pathology. This international journal documents the latest research and topical debate in all clinical and experimental fields relating to brain tumors, especially brain tumor pathology. The journal has been published since 1983 and has been recognized worldwide as a unique journal of high quality. The journal welcomes the submission of manuscripts from any country. Membership in the society is not a prerequisite for submission. The journal publishes original articles, case reports, rapid short communications, instructional lectures, review articles, letters to the editor, and topics.Review articles and Topics may be recommended at the annual meeting of the Japan Society of Brain Tumor Pathology. All contributions should be aimed at promoting international scientific collaboration.

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