Brain Tumors


In 2017, 95 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 = 990)

2001 – 2013

Software: Surveillance Research Program, National Cancer Institute SEER*Stat software ( version 8.3.3. Data: Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) Program ( SEER*Stat Database: Incidence - SEER 18 Regs Research Data + Hurricane Katrina Impacted Louisiana Cases, Nov 2015 Sub (1973-2013 varying) - Linked To County Attributes - Total U.S., 1969-2014 Counties, National Cancer Institute, DCCPS, Surveillance Research Program, Surveillance Systems Branch, released April 2016, based on the November 2015 submission.