Surgical management of adult intrinsic brainstem tumors.

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Brain cancers are among the deadliest forms of cancer, with 22 340 estimated cases in 2011 in the United States leading to 13 110 deaths. Among adult central nervous system malignancies, glioblastoma (GBM) is the most common primary malignant brain tumor, accounting for 52% of all functional tissue brain tumor cases and 20% of all intracranial tumors. In… (More)
DOI: 10.1227/01.neu.0000430770.33467.be

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