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Brain Tumor Surveillance
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The Central Brain Tumor Registry of the United States, CBTRUS, is a not-for-profit corporation committed to providing a resource for gathering and disseminating current epidemiologic data on all primary benign and malignant brain and other central nervous system tumors for the purposes of accurately describing their incidence and survival patterns, evaluating diagnosis and treatment, facilitating etiologic studies, establishing awareness of the disease, and ultimately, for the prevention of all central nervous system tumors.


The Central Brain Tumor Registry of the United States (CBTRUS) is a not-for-profit corporation which gathers and disseminates epidemiologic data on primary brain tumors in order to facilitate research and establish awareness of the disease. CBTRUS makes no representations or warranties, and gives no other assurances or guarantees, express or implied, with respect to the accuracy or completeness of the data presented. The information provided in this website is not intended to assist in the evaluation, diagnosis or treatment of individual diseases. Persons with questions regarding individual diseases should contact their own physician to obtain medical assistance. The contents in this report are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.