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Health Indicator Report of Cancer of the Brain and Central Nervous System

Brain and central nervous system (CNS) tumors are the second most common cancers in children (after leukemia). They account for about 16% of childhood cancers.[1]

Brain and Central Nervous System Cancer Number of Cases by Year, Utah, 2000-2014


ICD-10: C71-72.

Data Source

The cancer data was provided by the Utah Cancer Registry, which is funded by contract HHSN2612013000171 from the National Cancer Institute's SEER Program with additional support from the Utah Department of Health and the University of Utah

Data Interpretation Issues

Incidence rates may vary from source to source. This may be due to provisional data or using different population databases.


The rate of incidence of cancer of the brain and central nervous system (ICD-10: C71-72) in Utah per 100,000 population.


The number of incidents of cancer of the brain and central nervous system among Utah population for a given time period (ICD-10: C71-72).


Population of Utah for a specific period of time.

How Do We Compare With the U.S.?

From 2009-2013, Utah and the U.S. had similar incidence rates of brain and central nervous system cancer. Utah's rate was 7.0 per 100,000 population and the U.S. rate was 6.6 per 100,000 population (age-adjusted rates).[2]
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Content updated: Fri, 26 May 2017 10:19:43 MDT