Average percent of the population who will develop cancer at some point in their lives
Of these, there is a fatality rate of half
This includes glioblastoma multiforme (GBM) which has a 6 month prognosis at recurrence and is resistant to current surgical, radiation and chemotherapy treatments.
4,200 new cases per year in the U.S.
including metastases to the brain in breast, lung, and melanoma cancer patients (170,000 new cases per year in the U.S., and 1.5 million patients worldwide)