Chondrosarcoma epidemiology and demographics
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Chondrosarcoma is the second most common malignant primary tumor of bone. It is most frequently diagnosed in patients in their 4th and 5th decades of life. Men are slightly more affected by chondrosarcoma than women. There is no racial predilection to chondrosarcoma.
Epidemiology and Demographics
- Chondrosarcoma is the second most common primary bone sarcoma.
- The incidence of chondrosarcoam is approximately 1 per 100,000 individuals worldwide.
- Chondrosarcoma is most frequently diagnosed in patients in their 4th and 5th decades of life.
- The average age at presentation is 51 years.
- There is no racial predilection to chondrosarcoma.
- Chondrosarcoma affects men and women almost equally with slight male predominance.
- Exception to this is the clear cell sub-type which has significant male preponderance.
- The male to female ratio is almost 1:1 except for clear cell chondrosarcoma it is 2.4:1.
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