Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Pineal Tumor Incidence

Facts about pineal tumors:

  • Pineal tumors are rare.
  • Pineal tumors represent less than 1 percent of brain tumors.
  • Pineal tumors mainly occur in young children.
  • The average age of patients at the time of diagnosis is 13 years.

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Last Updated: Jun 20, 2008 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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PubMed Pineal Tumor References
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