Primitive Neuroectodermal Tumors Incidence
Facts about primitive neuroectodermal tumors:
- Primitive neuroectodermal tumors (PNET) account for about one quarter of brain tumors in children.
- About 8 out of 1 million children in the US develop PNET each year.
- The average age of onset is 14 years.
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