General Statistical and Biological Data on Brain Tumors

  • K. J. Zülch


Reliable data on the incidence of brain tumors has so far been lacking. The percentage of general hospital admissions of patients with bran tumors scorns to vary between 0.2% and 2.6% (McLean, 1936). In 1928 the mortality from cancer and other malignant tumors of the brain in the U.S. was 0.06%.


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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1957

Authors and Affiliations

  • K. J. Zülch
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.University of CologneDeutschland
  2. 2.Department of General NeurologyMax Planck Institute for Brain ResearchDeutschland

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