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Is primary brain cancer a rare disease?
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Dr. Larry Armstrong
Neurosurgery
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In brief: No
Primary brain cancer- brain cancer that starts in the brain such as astrocytomas are not rare.
They are diagnosed about 17, 000 times each year. The most common tumor occurring in the population over the age of 40 is glioma.

In brief: No
Primary brain cancer- brain cancer that starts in the brain such as astrocytomas are not rare.
They are diagnosed about 17, 000 times each year. The most common tumor occurring in the population over the age of 40 is glioma.
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