Epidemiology of tumours of the central nervous system in Ireland.


The incidence of cancer of the central nervous system (CNS) was established for the counties of Cork and Kerry using the Southern Tumour Registry data base. A total of 191 newly-diagnosed patients were identified over the five year period 1984-1988. This represents a crude annual incidence rate of 7.3 per 100,000 for males and 6.8 for females. When the… (More)


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