Brain Tumors

Glioblastoma

In 2018, 113 patients with newly diagnosed glioblastoma, the most common type of malignant primary brain tumor, underwent initial surgical resection and treatment at Cleveland Clinic. Approximately 12,000 cases of glioblastoma are diagnosed each year in the United States.

Glioblastoma Treatment: Survival (N = 1,213)

2001 – 2014

Software: Surveillance Research Program, National Cancer Institute SEER*Stat software (seer.cancer.gov/seerstat) version 8.3.5. Data: Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) Program (seer.cancer.gov) SEER*Stat Database: Incidence - SEER 18 Regs Research Data + Hurricane Katrina Impacted Louisiana Cases, Nov 2017 Sub (2000-2015) <Katrina/Rita Population Adjustment> - Linked To County Attributes - Total U.S., 1969-2016 Counties, National Cancer Institute, DCCPS, Surveillance Research Program, released April 2018, based on the November 2017 submission. Database: Incidence - SEER 18 Regs Research Data + Hurricane Katrina Impacted Louisiana Cases, Nov 2017 Sub (2000-2015) <Katrina/Rita Population Adjustment> - Linked To County Attributes - Total U.S., 1969-2016 Counties.

In 2018, 113 patients with newly diagnosed glioblastoma, the most common type of malignant primary brain tumor, underwent initial surgical resection and treatment at Cleveland Clinic. Approximately 12,000 cases of glioblastoma are diagnosed each year in the United States.