General Statistical and Biological Data on Brain Tumors

  • K. J. Zülch

Abstract

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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