Incidence of vestibular schwannomas in the United States

  title={Incidence of vestibular schwannomas in the United States},
  author={V. Kshettry and Jason K. Hsieh and Q. Ostrom and C. Kruchko and J. Barnholtz-Sloan},
  journal={Journal of Neuro-Oncology},
  • V. Kshettry, Jason K. Hsieh, +2 authors J. Barnholtz-Sloan
  • Published 2015
  • Medicine
  • Journal of Neuro-Oncology
  • Abstract There is a paucity of population-based data evaluating the incidence of vestibular schwannomas according to age, gender, race, and ethnicity. Such data are necessary to assess the burden of vestibular schwannomas on varying populations and to inform future research and healthcare planning. The Central Brain Tumor Registry of the United States, which contains the largest aggregation of population-based data on the incidence of primary central nervous system tumors in the US, was used… CONTINUE READING
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