Category: NeoplasmManagement of Anaplastic AstrocytomaNarayan, Prithvi M.D.; Olson, Jeffrey J. M.D.Author Information Dr. Narayan is Resident in Neurosurgery and Dr. Olson is Professor of Neurosurgery, Emory University, 1365 B Clifton Road, N.E., Atlanta, GA 30322. Dr. Narayan has disclosed that he has no significant relationships with or financial interests in any commercial organizations pertaining to this educational activity. Dr. Olson has disclosed that he has received financial compensation as a public speaker for Schering-Plough, Inc. Editor: Ali F. Krisht, M.D.* University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Production Assistant: Ronalda Williams Editorial Board: Ossama Al-Mefty, M.D. Evandro De Oliveira, M.D. Curtis A. Dickman, M.D. Rudolph Fahlbusch, M.D. John Fox, M.D. Allan Friedman, M.D. Douglas Kondziolka, M.D. Mark Linskey, M.D. Tom Origitano, M.D. Glenn Pait, M.D. Kalmon Post, M.D. Chandra Sen, M.D. Robert Solomon, M.D. Martin Weiss, M.D. Gazi Yasargil, M.D. * Dr. Krisht has disclosed that he has no significant relationships with or financial interests in any commercial organizations pertaining to this educational activity. Contemporary Neurosurgery: December 1st, 2001 - Volume 23 - Issue 24 - p 1-6 Buy Abstract Learning Objectives: After reading this article, the participant should be able to: 1. Provide an update on the incidence and clinical presentation and diagnosis of anaplastic astrocytoma. 2. Recall the genetics of anaplastic astrocytoma. 3. Describe the current treatment of newly diagnosed and recurrent anaplastic astrocytoma. 4. Describe the new approaches and future trends in the treatment of anaplastic astrocytoma. © 2001 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.