Population-based survival data for brain tumors in Korea

  title={Population-based survival data for brain tumors in Korea},
  author={K H Jung and Heon Yoo and Hyun-Joo Kong and Young-Joo Won and Sohee Park and Seung Hoon Lee},
  journal={Journal of Neuro-Oncology},
Primary brain tumors are relatively uncommon but particularly lethal cancers. Although survival is useful for monitoring the effects of early cancer detection and treatment, there are few population-based estimates of survival for subjects with brain tumors, especially in Asian countries. Using the Korea National Cancer Incidence Database, 4,721 newly diagnosed cases of histologically confirmed malignant primary brain tumors from 1999 to 2004 were analyzed for observed survival. For trend… CONTINUE READING
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