Population-based epidemiological study of primary intracranial tumors in childhood

@article{Makino2010PopulationbasedES,
  title={Population-based epidemiological study of primary intracranial tumors in childhood},
  author={Keishi Makino and Hideharu Nakamura and Shigetoshi Yano and Jun-ichi Kuratsu},
  journal={Child's Nervous System},
  year={2010},
  volume={26},
  pages={1029-1034}
}
ObjectBrain tumors are the most common solid tumors in children and their prognosis is poor. Epidemiologic data from a population-based cancer registry provide the information necessary to determine the incidence rate of pediatric brain tumors. The aim of this study was to determine the epidemiology of childhood primary intracranial tumors in Kumamoto Prefecture, Japan.MethodsWe surveyed 210 patients younger than 15 years who were diagnosed with primary intracranial tumors between 1989 and 2008… CONTINUE READING
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