Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation Infant and Childhood Primary Brain and Central Nervous System Tumors Diagnosed in the United States in 2007-2011.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

The CBTRUS Statistical Report: Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation Infant and Childhood Primary Brain and Central Nervous System Tumors Diagnosed in the United States in 2007–2011 comprehensively describes the current population-based incidence of primary malignant and non-malignant brain and CNS tumors in children ages 0–14 years, collected and reported by central cancer registries covering approximately 99.8% of the United States population (for 2011 only, data were available for 50 out of 51 registries). Overall, brain and CNS tumors are the most common solid tumor, the most common cancer, and the most common cause of cancer death in infants and children 0–14 years. This report aims to serve as a useful resource for researchers, clinicians, patients, and families.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Ostrom, QT; de Blank, PM; Kruchko, C; Petersen, CM; Liao, P; Finlay, JL; Stearns, DS; Wolff, JE; Wolinsky, Y; Letterio, JJ; Barnholtz-Sloan, JS

Published Date

  • January 2015

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 16 Suppl 10 /

Start / End Page

  • x1 - x36

PubMed ID

  • 25542864

Pubmed Central ID

  • PMC4277295

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1523-5866

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1093/neuonc/nou327

Language

  • eng

Conference Location

  • England