Brain tumors are the most common solid pediatric tumors and are the leading cause of death in children from solid tumors . The estimated incidence of all childhood primary brain and central nervous system (CNS) tumors is 4.8 per 100,000 person-years . Approximately 4,150 new cases of childhood primary nonmalignant and malignant brain and CNS tumors will be diagnosed in the United States in 2011 . In neonates, infants, and children up to the age of 3 years, supratentorial tumors are more common.
|Title of host publication||Diseases of the Brain, Head and Neck, Spine 2012-2015: Diagnostic Imaging and Interventional Techniques|
|Number of pages||12|
|ISBN (Print)||9788847026285, 9788847026278|
|Publication status||Published - Jan 1 2012|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)