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Statistics for Brain Tumor

Some Facts about Brain Tumors

  • an estimated 359,000 people in the U.S. have been diagnosed with a primary brain tumor or tumor of the central nervous system
  • each year in the U.S. more than 195,000 people are diagnosed with a brain tumor
  • about 3,200 people under the age of 20 are diagnosed with a central nervous system tumor each year
  • men have a higher incidence of brain tumor (7.7 per 100,000) than women (5.4 per 100,000)
  • in 2012 an estimated 23,000 cases of malignant tumor will be diagnosed in the U.S.
  • brain tumors are expected to cause the death of about 14,000 in the U.S. in 2012

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