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Astrocytoma was the first glioma tumor to be described. It was first explained as glioma duram by Virchow in 1840 and then as spider cell glioma by T.Simon in 1874 and astroma by M von Lenhossek in 1895. Histological description of astrocytoma was first given by Bergstrand in 1932.
- Astrocytoma was the first glioma tumor to be described.
- Astrocytoma was first explained as glioma duram by Virchow in 1840.
- Astrocytoma was decribed as spider cell glioma by T.Simon in 1874.
- Astrocytoma was also described as astroma by M. von Lenhossek in 1895.
- Earlier nomenclatures included:
- Amoebiod giant cell glioma in 1918 by O Lotmar
- Fibrillary, protoplasmic astrocytoma and astroblastoma in 1926 by Baley and Cushing
- Afibrillary and gigantocellular astrocytoma in 1932 by Roussy and Oberling
- Piloid, gemistocytic and diffuse astrocytoma in 1932 by Penfield
- Cerebellar astrocytoma was first described by Harvey Cushing in 1931.
- Histological description of astrocytoma was first given by Bergstrand in 1932.
- Prolific United States Republican Party political strategist Lee Atwater.
- 2001 World Rally Championship winner Richard.
- Composer George Gershwin had glioblastoma multiforme.
- University of Texas sniper Charles Whitman was diagnosed with astrocytoma post-mortem. 
- Dan Quisenberry (Major League pitcher) had grade IV astrocytoma.
- ↑ lch, Klaus (1986). Brain Tumors Their Biology and Pathology. Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer Berlin Heidelberg. ISBN 978-3-642-68180-6.
- ↑ Collins VP, Jones DT, Giannini C (2015). "Pilocytic astrocytoma: pathology, molecular mechanisms and markers". Acta Neuropathol. 129 (6): 775–88. doi:10.1007/s00401-015-1410-7. PMC 4436848. PMID 25792358.
- ↑ lch, Klaus (1986). Brain Tumors Their Biology and Pathology. Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer Berlin Heidelberg. ISBN 978-3-642-68178-3.
- ↑ Brady, John (December 1, 1996). "I'm Still Lee Atwater", The Washington Post, retrieved 2010-04-11.
- ↑ "Kennedy fought aggressive cancer". CNN. August 26, 2009. Retrieved 2010-02-27.
- ↑ Waring, Thomas R., ed. "Jury Blames Tumor For Killings: Doctor Says Whitman Unaffected"" The News and Courier [Charleston] 05 Aug. 1966: 9B. Print.
- ↑ Langdon, Julia (17 January 2010). "Mo Mowlam told PM brain tumour was benign to get job as Cabinet minister". Daily Mail. London.
- ↑ Henderson, Heather (1999). "Dan Quisenberry - In His Own Words" The 1999 Big Bad Baseball Annual. Retrieved June 24, 2013.