Epidemiology of gliomas.

  title={Epidemiology of gliomas.},
  author={Quinn T Ostrom and Haley R. Gittleman and Lindsay C Stetson and Selene M. Virk and Jill S. Barnholtz-Sloan},
  journal={Cancer treatment and research},
Gliomas are the most common type of primary intracranial tumors. Some glioma subtypes cause significant mortality and morbidity that are disproportionate to their relatively rare incidence. A very small proportion of glioma cases can be attributed to inherited genetic disorders. Many potential risk factors for glioma have been studied to date, but few provide explanation for the number of brain tumors identified. The most significant of these factors includes increased risk due to exposure to… CONTINUE READING


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