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Diseases » Meninges cancer » Summary
 

What is Meninges cancer?

What is Meninges cancer?

A cancer that occurs in the membranes surrounding the brain and spinal cord (meninges). A meningioma is a ...more »

  • Meninges cancer: A disorder where a cancerous malignancy is found in the meninges of the brain.

Meninges cancer: Introduction

Types of Meninges cancer:

Types of Meninges cancer:

Broader types of Meninges cancer:

What causes Meninges cancer?

Causes of Meninges cancer: see causes of Meninges cancer

What are the symptoms of Meninges cancer?

Symptoms of Meninges cancer: see symptoms of Meninges cancer

Can anyone else get Meninges cancer?

Contagion of cancer: generally not; see details in contagion of cancer.

Meninges cancer: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Meninges cancer.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Meninges cancer.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Meninges cancer: Oncologist, Neurologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Meninges cancer.
Treatments for Meninges cancer: see treatments for Meninges cancer

Society issues for Meninges cancer


Hospitalization statistics for Meninges cancer: The following are statistics from various sources about hospitalizations and Meninges cancer:

  • 0.0016% (199) of hospital consultant episodes were for malignant neoplasm of meninges in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 80% of hospital consultant episodes for malignant neoplasm of meninges required hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 58% of hospital consultant episodes for malignant neoplasm of meninges were for men in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 42% of hospital consultant episodes for malignant neoplasm of meninges were for women in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 28% of hospital consultant episodes for malignant neoplasm of meninges required emergency hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 19.9 days was the mean length of stay in hospitals for malignant neoplasm of meninges in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 11 days was the median length of stay in hospitals for malignant neoplasm of meninges in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
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Organs Affected by Meninges cancer:

Organs and body systems related to Meninges cancer include:

Name and Aliases of Meninges cancer

Main name of condition: Meninges cancer

Class of Condition for Meninges cancer: cancer

Other names or spellings for Meninges cancer:

Meninges cancer: Related Conditions

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