Signs and Evidence

Making clinical sense of scientific data


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Malignant brain tumor - primary

Calculated pretest probability: 0.22 %
Relevant inclusion criteria: All ages 



Sources used:

1.Hamilton W et al. Clinical features of primary brain tumours: a case–control study using electronic primary care records. Br J Gen Pract. 2007 Sep 1; 57(542): 695–699
2.Robles P et al. The worldwide incidence and prevalence of primary brain tumors: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Neuro Oncol. 2015 Jun; 17(6): 776–783