Table 13: Number of Cases and Percent of First Primary Malignant Central Nervous System Tumors by Demographics and Anatomic Site, 65 Years and Older, California, 2001-2005

 

Histology

 

ICD-O3 Histology Codes

 

Malignant

 

Benign

 

Uncertain

 

Total

 

 

 

 

n

%

 

n

%

 

n

%

 

n

%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tumors of the Neuroepithelial Tissue

Pilocytic astrocytoma

9421

 

0

0.0%

 

6

0.1%

 

0

0.0%

 

6

0.1%

 

Diffuse astrocytoma (protoplasmic, fibrillary)

9410, 9420

 

18

0.6%

 

0

0.0%

 

0

0.0%

 

18

0.2%

 

Anaplastic astrocytoma

9401, 9411

 

149

5.1%

 

0

0.0%

 

0

0.0%

 

149

1.9%

 

Unique astrocytoma variants

9383, 9384, 9424

 

<5

0.0%

 

0

0.0%

 

13

3.2%

 

14

0.2%

 

Astrocytoma, NOS

9400, 9412

 

117

4.0%

 

0

0.0%

 

0

0.0%

 

117

1.5%

 

Glioblastoma

9440, 9441, 9442

 

1,850

63.4%

 

0

0.0%

 

0

0.0%

 

1,850

23.1%

 

Oligodendroglioma

9450

 

33

1.1%

 

0

0.0%

 

0

0.0%

 

33

0.4%

 

Anaplastic oligodendroglioma

9451, 9460

 

23

0.8%

 

0

0.0%

 

0

0.0%

 

23

0.3%

 

Ependymoma/Anaplastic ependymoma

9391, 9392, 9393

 

37

1.3%

 

0

0.0%

 

0

0.0%

 

37

0.5%

 

Ependymoma variant, Myxopapillary

9394

 

0

0.0%

 

0

0.0%

 

10

2.5%

 

10

0.1%

 

Mixed glioma

9382

 

27

0.9%

 

0

0.0%

 

0

0.0%

 

27

0.3%

 

Glioma malignant, NOS

9380

 

148

5.1%

 

0

0.0%

 

0

0.0%

 

148

1.8%

 

Choroid plexus

9390

 

0

0.0%

 

6

0.1%

 

0

0.0%

 

6

0.1%

 

Neuroepithelial

9381, 9423, 9430, 9444

 

10

0.3%

 

0

0.0%

 

<5

0.2%

 

11

0.1%

 

Neuronal/glial, neuronal and mixed

8680, 9413, 9490, 9492, 9493, 9500, 9501, 9505, 9506, 9508

 

0

0.0%

 

<5

0.1%

 

5

1.2%

 

9

0.1%

 

Pineal parenchymal

9360, 9361, 9362

 

<5

0.1%

 

0

0.0%

 

2

0.5%

 

6

0.1%

 

Primitive/Medulloblastoma

9470, 9471, 9472, 9473, 9474

 

<5

0.1%

 

0

0.0%

 

0

0.0%

 

<5

0.0%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tumors of Cranial & Spinal Nerves

Nerve sheath tumors

9540, 9550, 9560, 9561, 9570 

 

<5

0.1%

 

452

9.6%

 

0

0.0%

 

455

5.7%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tumors of Meninges

Meningioma 

9530, 9531, 9532, 9533, 9534, 9537, 9538, 9539 

 

56

1.9%

 

3,364

71.8%

 

174

43.0%

 

3,594

44.9%

 

Other mesenchymal 

8324, 8728, 8801, 8806, 8810, 8815, 8850, 8861, 8890, 8900, 8920, 9150, 9260

 

5

0.2%

 

<5

0.0%

 

14

3.5%

 

20

0.2%

 

Hemangioblastoma 

9131, 9161, 9535 

 

0

0.0%

 

5

0.1%

 

31

7.7%

 

36

0.4%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lymphomas

 

9590, 9591, 9650, 9670, 9671, 9675, 9680, 9684, 9687, 9690, 9691, 9695, 9698, 9699, 9702, 9705, 9714, 9719, 9727, 9728, 9729, 9731, 9733, 9734, 9740, 9741, 9750, 9755, 9930

 

282

9.7%

 

0

0.0%

 

0

0.0%

 

282

3.5%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Germ Cell Tumors

 

9060, 9064, 9065, 9070, 9071, 9080, 9081, 9084, 9085

 

0

0.0%

 

<5

0.0%

 

0

0.0%

 

<5

0.0%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tumors of Sellar Region

Pituitary tumors

8270, 8271, 8272, 8280, 8290, 8300,9580

 

<5

0.1%

 

797

17.0%

 

0

0.0%

 

801

10.0%

 

Craniopharyngioma 

9350, 9351, 9352 

 

0

0.0%

 

0

0.0%

 

37

9.1%

 

37

0.5%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Local Extensions from Regional Tumors

Chordoma

9370, 9371, 9372

 

7

0.2%

 

0

0.0%

 

0

0.0%

 

7

0.1%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Unclassifed Tumors

Hemangioma 

9120, 9121, 9122, 9130, 9133 

 

0

0.0%

 

12

0.3%

 

0

0.0%

 

12

0.1%

 

Neoplasm, unspecified 

8000, 8005, 8010 

 

144

4.9%

 

34

0.7%

 

118

29.1%

 

296

0.1%

 

All other 

8720, 8728, 9580, 9751 

 

0

0.0%

 

0

0.0%

 

0

0.0%

 

0

3.7%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Total

 

 

 

2,920

 

 

4,683

 

 

405

 

 

8,008