CNS tumor
Cytopathology competency assessment
Hematopoietic tumors

Topic Completed: 1 September 2012

Revised: 3 January 2019, last major update September 2012

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PubMed Search: CNS [title] cytopathology hematopoietic tumors

Gordon H. Yu, M.D.
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Cite this page: Yu G. Cytopathology competency assessment - hematopoietic tumors. website. Accessed October 22nd, 2019.
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
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