Epidemiology of primary central nervous system lymphoma

Ingfrid Salvesen Haldorsen, Brian Patrick O'Neill

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Abstract

Primary central nervous system lymphoma (PCNSL) is commonly lethal, affects vulnerable immunosuppressed populations, and continues to increase in incidence among immunocompetent individuals in several countries. During the last decades, epidemiological studies from different parts of the world have demonstrated varying incidence rates of PCNSL, as well as discrepant findings concerning whether the incidence of PCNSL is increasing or stable. These findings suggest that there may be some factor or factors other than immunodeficiency that either causes or increases the susceptibility of an individual to PCNSL.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationLymphoma and Leukemia of the Nervous System
PublisherSpringer New York
Pages89-97
Number of pages9
ISBN (Print)9781441976680, 9781441976673
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2012

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Lymphoma
Epidemiology
Central Nervous System
Incidence
Vulnerable Populations
Epidemiologic Studies

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Haldorsen, I. S., & O'Neill, B. P. (2012). Epidemiology of primary central nervous system lymphoma. In Lymphoma and Leukemia of the Nervous System (pp. 89-97). Springer New York. https://doi.org/10.1007/9781441976680_4

Epidemiology of primary central nervous system lymphoma. / Haldorsen, Ingfrid Salvesen; O'Neill, Brian Patrick.

Lymphoma and Leukemia of the Nervous System. Springer New York, 2012. p. 89-97.

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Haldorsen, IS & O'Neill, BP 2012, Epidemiology of primary central nervous system lymphoma. in Lymphoma and Leukemia of the Nervous System. Springer New York, pp. 89-97. https://doi.org/10.1007/9781441976680_4
Haldorsen IS, O'Neill BP. Epidemiology of primary central nervous system lymphoma. In Lymphoma and Leukemia of the Nervous System. Springer New York. 2012. p. 89-97 https://doi.org/10.1007/9781441976680_4
Haldorsen, Ingfrid Salvesen ; O'Neill, Brian Patrick. / Epidemiology of primary central nervous system lymphoma. Lymphoma and Leukemia of the Nervous System. Springer New York, 2012. pp. 89-97
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