Central nervous system tumours among adolescents and young adults (15-39 years) in Southern and Eastern Europe: Registration improvements reveal higher incidence rates compared to the US


Georgakis M. K. , Panagopoulou P., Papathoma P., Tragiannidis A., Ryzhov A., Zivkovic-Perisic S., ...More

EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF CANCER, vol.86, pp.46-58, 2017 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 86
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.ejca.2017.08.030
  • Journal Name: EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF CANCER
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.46-58

Abstract

Aim: To present incidence of central nervous system (CNS) tumours among adolescents and young adults (AYAs; 15-39 years) derived from registries of Southern and Eastern Europe (SEE) in comparison to the Surveillance, Epidemiology and End Results (SEER), US and explore changes due to etiological parameters or registration improvement via evaluating time trends.