Your browser does not support javascript:   Search for gard hereSearch for news-and-events here.


Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center (GARD)

Print friendly version

Pilocytic astrocytoma

Other Names for this Disease
  • Juvenile pilocytic astrocytoma
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.

Your Questions Answered

1 question(s) from the public on this disease have been answered. Submit a new question.
  • My grandson was recently diagnosed with pilocytic astrocytoma. He was operated on successfully this year. No further treatment necessary, just follow up with the neurosurgeon for 5 years. Is this a hereditary condition? He has an 18 year old sister, and we want to know if she should be tested. Click here for answer