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Study Reports Increase Of Brain Tumors In New York; Possible Clues To Origin Of The Most Common Type

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January 4, 2001
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Roswell Park Cancer Institute
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The "not so good news" from a recent study conducted at Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI) is that the incidence rates for two forms of common brain tumors - glioblastoma multiforme (GBM) and anaplastic astrocytoma (AA) - have increased in New York State between 1976 and 1995. The "good news" is that the study may have revealed clues to the origins of GBM; the most common of these tumors.

BUFFALO, NY - The "not so good news" from a recent study conducted at Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI) is that the incidence rates for two forms of common brain tumors - glioblastoma multiforme (GBM) and anaplastic astrocytoma (AA) - have increased in New York State between 1976 and 1995. The "good news" is that the study may have revealed clues to the origins of GBM; the most common of these tumors.


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Roswell Park Cancer Institute. "Study Reports Increase Of Brain Tumors In New York; Possible Clues To Origin Of The Most Common Type." ScienceDaily. ScienceDaily, 4 January 2001. <www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2001/01/010102061602.htm>.
Roswell Park Cancer Institute. (2001, January 4). Study Reports Increase Of Brain Tumors In New York; Possible Clues To Origin Of The Most Common Type. ScienceDaily. Retrieved April 17, 2014 from www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2001/01/010102061602.htm
Roswell Park Cancer Institute. "Study Reports Increase Of Brain Tumors In New York; Possible Clues To Origin Of The Most Common Type." ScienceDaily. www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2001/01/010102061602.htm (accessed April 17, 2014).

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