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Cancer of cerebellum

MedGen UID:
57797
Concept ID:
C0153640
Neoplastic Process
Synonyms: Cancer, Cerebellar; Cerebellar Cancer; Cerebellar Cancers; Cerebellar Neoplasm, Malignant; Cerebellar Neoplasms, Malignant; Malignant Cerebellar Neoplasm; Malignant Cerebellar Neoplasms; Neoplasm, Malignant Cerebellar; Neoplasms, Cerebellar, Malignant
SNOMED CT: Cancer of cerebellum (449420002); Malignant neoplasm of cerebellum (449420002)
 
Monarch Initiative: MONDO:0021317

Definition

Primary and secondary (metastatic) malignant tumors that occur in the cerebellum. Histologic types include medulloblastomas, high grade (WHO Stage III or IV) cerebellar astrocytomas, lymphomas, gangliogliomas, gliosarcomas, and several other subtypes. The most frequent malignant cerebellar neoplasm of childhood is medulloblastoma. In adults, metastases from other sites are relatively common. Clinical features include ataxia, headache, nausea, dizziness, nystagmus, diplopia, papilledema, etc. [from NCI]

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PubMed

Van Steenhoven RW, de Vries JM, Bruijstens AL, Paunovic M, Nagtzaam MM, Franken SC, Bastiaansen AE, De Bruijn MA, Van Sonderen A, Schreurs MWJ, Gardeniers M, Verdijk RM, Balvers RK, Sillevis Smitt PA, Neuteboom RF, Titulaer MJ
Neurol Neuroimmunol Neuroinflamm 2023 Nov;10(6) Epub 2023 Aug 15 doi: 10.1212/NXI.0000000000200148. PMID: 37582614Free PMC Article
Menyhárt O, Győrffy B
Cancer Metastasis Rev 2020 Mar;39(1):211-233. doi: 10.1007/s10555-020-09854-1. PMID: 31970590Free PMC Article
Franceschi E, Hofer S, Brandes AA, Frappaz D, Kortmann RD, Bromberg J, Dangouloff-Ros V, Boddaert N, Hattingen E, Wiestler B, Clifford SC, Figarella-Branger D, Giangaspero F, Haberler C, Pietsch T, Pajtler KW, Pfister SM, Guzman R, Stummer W, Combs SE, Seidel C, Beier D, McCabe MG, Grotzer M, Laigle-Donadey F, Stücklin ASG, Idbaih A, Preusser M, van den Bent M, Weller M, Hau P
Lancet Oncol 2019 Dec;20(12):e715-e728. doi: 10.1016/S1470-2045(19)30669-2. PMID: 31797797

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Etiology

Orr BA
Brain Pathol 2020 May;30(3):664-678. doi: 10.1111/bpa.12837. PMID: 32239782Free PMC Article
Menyhárt O, Győrffy B
Cancer Metastasis Rev 2020 Mar;39(1):211-233. doi: 10.1007/s10555-020-09854-1. PMID: 31970590Free PMC Article
Franceschi E, Hofer S, Brandes AA, Frappaz D, Kortmann RD, Bromberg J, Dangouloff-Ros V, Boddaert N, Hattingen E, Wiestler B, Clifford SC, Figarella-Branger D, Giangaspero F, Haberler C, Pietsch T, Pajtler KW, Pfister SM, Guzman R, Stummer W, Combs SE, Seidel C, Beier D, McCabe MG, Grotzer M, Laigle-Donadey F, Stücklin ASG, Idbaih A, Preusser M, van den Bent M, Weller M, Hau P
Lancet Oncol 2019 Dec;20(12):e715-e728. doi: 10.1016/S1470-2045(19)30669-2. PMID: 31797797
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Diagnosis

Smith KS, Bihannic L, Gudenas BL, Haldipur P, Tao R, Gao Q, Li Y, Aldinger KA, Iskusnykh IY, Chizhikov VV, Scoggins M, Zhang S, Edwards A, Deng M, Glass IA, Overman LM, Millman J, Sjoboen AH, Hadley J, Golser J, Mankad K, Sheppard H, Onar-Thomas A, Gajjar A, Robinson GW, Hovestadt V, Orr BA, Patay Z, Millen KJ, Northcott PA
Nature 2022 Sep;609(7929):1012-1020. Epub 2022 Sep 21 doi: 10.1038/s41586-022-05208-9. PMID: 36131015Free PMC Article
Liu APY, Smith KS, Kumar R, Paul L, Bihannic L, Lin T, Maass KK, Pajtler KW, Chintagumpala M, Su JM, Bouffet E, Fisher MJ, Gururangan S, Cohn R, Hassall T, Hansford JR, Klimo P Jr, Boop FA, Stewart CF, Harreld JH, Merchant TE, Tatevossian RG, Neale G, Lear M, Klco JM, Orr BA, Ellison DW, Gilbertson RJ, Onar-Thomas A, Gajjar A, Robinson GW, Northcott PA
Cancer Cell 2021 Nov 8;39(11):1519-1530.e4. Epub 2021 Oct 21 doi: 10.1016/j.ccell.2021.09.012. PMID: 34678152Free PMC Article
Orr BA
Brain Pathol 2020 May;30(3):664-678. doi: 10.1111/bpa.12837. PMID: 32239782Free PMC Article
Menyhárt O, Győrffy B
Cancer Metastasis Rev 2020 Mar;39(1):211-233. doi: 10.1007/s10555-020-09854-1. PMID: 31970590Free PMC Article
Taylor MD, Northcott PA, Korshunov A, Remke M, Cho YJ, Clifford SC, Eberhart CG, Parsons DW, Rutkowski S, Gajjar A, Ellison DW, Lichter P, Gilbertson RJ, Pomeroy SL, Kool M, Pfister SM
Acta Neuropathol 2012 Apr;123(4):465-72. Epub 2011 Dec 2 doi: 10.1007/s00401-011-0922-z. PMID: 22134537Free PMC Article

Therapy

Gwynne WD, Suk Y, Custers S, Mikolajewicz N, Chan JK, Zador Z, Chafe SC, Zhai K, Escudero L, Zhang C, Zaslaver O, Chokshi C, Shaikh MV, Bakhshinyan D, Burns I, Chaudhry I, Nachmani O, Mobilio D, Maich WT, Mero P, Brown KR, Quaile AT, Venugopal C, Moffat J, Montenegro-Burke JR, Singh SK
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Liu APY, Smith KS, Kumar R, Paul L, Bihannic L, Lin T, Maass KK, Pajtler KW, Chintagumpala M, Su JM, Bouffet E, Fisher MJ, Gururangan S, Cohn R, Hassall T, Hansford JR, Klimo P Jr, Boop FA, Stewart CF, Harreld JH, Merchant TE, Tatevossian RG, Neale G, Lear M, Klco JM, Orr BA, Ellison DW, Gilbertson RJ, Onar-Thomas A, Gajjar A, Robinson GW, Northcott PA
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Menyhárt O, Győrffy B
Cancer Metastasis Rev 2020 Mar;39(1):211-233. doi: 10.1007/s10555-020-09854-1. PMID: 31970590Free PMC Article
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Prognosis

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Taylor MD, Northcott PA, Korshunov A, Remke M, Cho YJ, Clifford SC, Eberhart CG, Parsons DW, Rutkowski S, Gajjar A, Ellison DW, Lichter P, Gilbertson RJ, Pomeroy SL, Kool M, Pfister SM
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Recent systematic reviews

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