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    Epidemiology of the brain

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    Need the epidemiology and etiology for cancers of the brain

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    epidemiology and etiolog
    Need the epidemiology and etiology for cancers of the brain
    Epidemiology for cancers of the brain
    Primary brain tumors that begin in the brain will stay in the brain.
    -Occur in people of every ages, but are frequent in children and older adults.
    -Metastatic brain tumors that begins as a cancer elsewhere in the body and spread to the brain are common in adults than in children.
    Brain tumors are:
    - the second leading cause of cancer related deaths in children (either male or females) under age 20.
    - Second leading cause of cancer-related deaths in male ages 20-39.
    - Fifth leading cause of cancer-related deaths in females ages 20-39.
    There are 69,720 new cases of primary tumors of the brain that are expected to be ...

    Solution Summary

    Brain tumor is a major problem in the US. In 2010, it is estimated that more than 688,096 people in US were living with the diagnosis of primary brain or central nervous system tumor. Out of 100,000 people in the US, about 221 were diagnose with brain tumor.

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