Patient Resources

Brain tumors are:

Observed average relative survival rates for patients diagnosed over the period of 1973-2002 with a primary malignant brain/CNS tumor vs. glioblastoma multiforme, one of the most common primary brain tumors:

Brain/CNS Tumors Glioblastoma Multiforme
One-year survival rate 51.5% 29.3%
Two-year survival rate 37.3% 8.7%
Five-year survival rate 29.1% 3.3%
Ten-year survival rate 25.3% 2.3%

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Clinical Trial Resources

Choosing to participate in a clinical trial is an important personal decision. Participants in clinical trials can play a more active role in their own health care, gain access to new research treatments before they are widely available, and help others by contributing to medical research.

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