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Incidence of glioblastoma brain tumor increased tenfold between 1985 and 2015 in the U.K.

The incidence of glioblastoma multiforme (GBM), the most virulent and deadly type of brain cancer, is going up in the U.K., while the incidence of other types of malignant brain tumors is declining, according to newly published data. Source of figures: Frank de Vocht, “Corrigendum,” Environment International, posted January 25, 2017 Alasdair Philips from PowerWatch: “The simple take-home message of the two plots is that the number of the most aggressive type of brain tumors [GBM] is going up and the other types of lower-grade malignant glioma are going down. If better diagnosis were responsible for the changes in GBM, [...]

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