Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

Medulloblastoma Incidence

Facts about medulloblastoma:

  • Medulloblastomas account for more than one quarter of brain tumors in children.
  • About 2 out of 100,000 people in the US develop medulloblastoma each year.
  • Most medulloblastomas occur near the cerebellum or brain stem.

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Last Updated: May 30, 2008 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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