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Increasing incidence of glioblastoma multiforme and meningioma, and decreasing incidence of Schwannoma (2000-2008): Findings of a multicenter Australian study

Khurana, Vini G.; Jain, Sanjiv; Smee, Robert; Cook, Raymond; Dobes, Martin; Shadbolt, Bruce; Smith, Sarah F.; Dexter, Mark


BACKGROUND The incidence of primary brain tumors by subtype is currently unknown in Australia. We report an analysis of incidence by tumor subtype in a retrospective multicenter study in the state of New South Wales (NSW) and the Australian Capital Territory (ACT), with a combined population of >7 million with >97% retention rate for medical care. METHODS Data from histologically confirmed primary brain tumors diagnosed from January 2000 through December 2008 were weighted for patient outflow...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2011
Type: Journal article
Source: Surgical Neurology International
DOI: 10.4103/2152-7806.90696
Access Rights: Open Access


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