By I. Leslie, E. Sobin (auth.), William S. Fields (eds.)

This quantity represents the formal shows and discussions which happened in the course of a three-day assembly in March 1988 on the collage of Texas M. D. Anderson melanoma heart in Houston. it's" devoted to my good friend of greater than thirty years, Prof. Dr. Klaus Joachim Ziilch, who died in Berlin on December 2. 1988 whereas this quantity was once nonetheless in training. Klaus Zulch had committed a good portion of his specialist existence to a greater knowing of relevant fearful tumors. over the last 20 years he served because the Director of the participating heart for CNS Tumors, below the auspices of the realm future health association (WHO), and it used to be mostly via his efforts that the paintings of the CelJ. ter in constructing standards for a histologic type of those neoplasms was once saved alive. with out his stimulus this Houston assembly may not really have taken position. In early 1987 he approached me with the belief of convening, at an early date, a gathering in Houston in collaboration with the dep. of Neuro-Oncology of the melanoma middle, of which i used to be then Chairman. the aim of this proposed assembly was once to debate fresh learn advancements that may have a profound effect at the type of mind tumors and eventually necessitate revision of the "Blue booklet" of the WHO on Histological Typing zero/ Tumours zero/ the crucial apprehensive System.

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The overwhelming majority will make a diagnosis of PNET, and their cases will not be further studied. The problem is not just failure to properly classify small cell embryonal tumors. I have seen dedifferentiated gliomas, anaplastic oligodendrogliomas, lymphomas, small cell carcinomas, and even undifferentiated sarcomas, classified as PNETs. Discussion of Chapters I and II 35 When all of this lumping has been done, how will we be able to compare publications, based on diagnostic homogenization, emanating from a variety of institutions?

Therefore, I think we should not only concern ourselves with the very important problems of cytogenesis and cytodifferentiation of this primitive neuroectodermal tumor type, but also with the growth behavior by using these new techniques. They offer a better understanding of the proliferation potential, indicating that a medulloblastoma may grow either more rapidly or more slowly with measurements of proliferation indices between 5% and 50%. DR. HASSOUN: I wish only to express some suggestions and make a few observations.

Kleihues, that now is the time new methodology is permitting us to split, SUb-split and better characterize neoplasms. We want very much to arrive at understandable, reproducible diagnoses. The embryonal tumors do not need a simple terminologic shakeup. In my own institution, I have occasionally used the term PNET. I reserve the term for small cell lesions I cannot classify honestly, not just because it is a poor specimen, but after thorough workup. If we cannot identify it or if it shows so many varying components that there is simply no place in the present classification to put it, we might then have a legitimate use for the term PNET.

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