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Prevalence and Incidence of Brain tumor, adult

Brain tumor, adult: Rare Disease

Brain tumor, adult is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Brain tumor, adult, or a subtype of Brain tumor, adult, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.

Incidence (annual) of Brain tumor, adult:

estimated 20,500 new cases of brain cancer will be diagnosed in the US in 2007, National Cancer Institute website ... see also overview of Brain tumor, adult.

Incidence Rate:

approx 1 in 13,268 or 0.01% or 20,500 people in USA [Source statistic for calcuation: "estimated 20,500 new cases of brain cancer will be diagnosed in the US in 2007, National Cancer Institute website" -- see also general information about data sources]

Incidence extrapolations for USA for Brain tumor, adult:

20,500 per year, 1,708 per month, 394 per week, 56 per day, 2 per hour, 0 per minute, 0 per second. [Source statistic for calculation: "estimated 20,500 new cases of brain cancer will be diagnosed in the US in 2007, National Cancer Institute website" -- see also general information about data sources]

Death statistics for Brain tumor, adult:

The following statistics relate to deaths and Brain tumor, adult:

  • Estimated 12,740 people will die from brain cancer in the US in 2007, National Cancer Institute website
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    About prevalence and incidence statistics:

    The term 'prevalence' of Brain tumor, adult usually refers to the estimated population of people who are managing Brain tumor, adult at any given time. The term 'incidence' of Brain tumor, adult refers to the annual diagnosis rate, or the number of new cases of Brain tumor, adult diagnosed each year. Hence, these two statistics types can differ: a short-lived disease like flu can have high annual incidence but low prevalence, but a life-long disease like diabetes has a low annual incidence but high prevalence. For more information see about prevalence and incidence statistics.

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