A population-based description of glioblastoma multiforme in Los Angeles County, 1974-1999.

@article{Chakrabarti2005APD,
  title={A population-based description of glioblastoma multiforme in Los Angeles County, 1974-1999.},
  author={Indro Chakrabarti and Myles Cockburn and Wendy Cozen and Ya-ping Wang and Susan Preston-Martin},
  journal={Cancer},
  year={2005},
  volume={104 12},
  pages={2798-806}
}
BACKGROUND There have been reports that the incidence rates of brain tumors have increased over the past few decades, but most have considered all brain tumors together. The authors analyzed the pattern of glioblastoma multiforme (GBM) occurrence in Los Angeles County, California to shed light on the incidence and descriptive epidemiology of this type of brain tumor. METHODS Data were obtained from the Los Angeles County Cancer Surveillance Program. Incidence rates were analyzed by gender… CONTINUE READING
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