Prevalence estimates for primary brain tumors in China: a multi-center cross-sectional study.

@article{Jiang2011PrevalenceEF,
  title={Prevalence estimates for primary brain tumors in China: a multi-center cross-sectional study.},
  author={Tao Jiang and Gen-fu Tang and Yu C. Lin and Xiaoxia Peng and Xiao Zhang and Xiu-wei Zhai and Xiang Peng and Jin-qing Yang and Hong-er Huang and Nai-feng Wu and Xiao-jun Chen and Hou-xun Xing and Tong-yong Su and Zhong-cheng Wang},
  journal={Chinese medical journal},
  year={2011},
  volume={124 17},
  pages={
          2578-83
        }
}
BACKGROUND Although the first leading cause of death in China was malignant neoplasms (mortality, 374.1 per 100,000 person-years), the full impact of primary brain tumors (PBT) on the healthcare system is not completely described because there are a few well documented reports about the epidemiologic features of brain tumors. This study aimed to report a comprehensive assessment on the prevalence of PBT. METHODS A multicenter cross-sectional study on brain tumor (MCSBT) in China was initiated… CONTINUE READING

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