CNS tumor
Cytopathology Competency Assessment
Hematopoietic Tumors

Author: Gordon H. Yu, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 27 April 2016, last major update September 2012

Copyright: (c) 2003-2016,, Inc.

Cite this page: Cytology/Competency Assessment - Hematopoietic Tumors. website. Accessed August 19th, 2017.
Medical Knowledge, Practice Based Learning and Systems Based Practice
  1. Primary CNS Lymphoma (PCNSL)
    1. Recognize trends in the incidence of PCNSL and those patient populations at greatest risk for its occurrence
    2. Recognize typical anatomic locations for PCNSL and its radiologic features
    3. Learn the prognosis for PCNSL and treatment options to prolong patient survival
    4. Recognize cytomorphologic findings of PCNSL, the most prevalent subtype encountered and the frequency of tumor cell positivity for Epstein Barr virus-RNA