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Figure 29.2

CSR Figure 29.2: SEER Incidence Rates by Race/Ethnicity

Figure 29.02

Childhood Cancer: SEER Incidence Rates 2006-2010 by ICCC Group and Race/Ethnicity
(includes myelodysplastic syndromes and Group III benign brain)
Both Sexes, Under 20 Years of Age
Race/Ethnicity I - Leukemia
Rate per 1,000,000
II - Lymphoma
Rate per 1,000,000
III - Brain/CNSa
Rate per 1,000,000
Rate per 1,000,000
White 52.8 26.2 47.6 74.8
Black 31.5 21.9 34.1 53.0
American Indian/Alaska Nativeb 39.1 13.4 31.8 45.0
Asian or Pacific Islander 39.9 19.2 29.4 55.7
Hispanicc 60.7 21.1 35.6 65.4


Source: SEER 18 areas (San Francisco, Connecticut, Detroit, Hawaii, Iowa, New Mexico, Seattle, Utah, Atlanta, San Jose-Monterey, Los Angeles, Alaska Native Registry, Rural Georgia, California excluding SF/SJM/LA, Kentucky, Louisiana, New Jersey and Georgia excluding ATL/RG).

Incidence rates are age-adjusted to the 2000 US Std Population (19 age groups - Census P25-1130).

International Classification of Childhood Cancer is based on ICD-O-3. Steliarova-Foucher E, Stiller C, Lacour B, Kaatsch P. International Classification of Childhood Cancer, Third Edition. Cancer. April 1, 2005: Vol 103, No. 7 , pg 1457-1467.

aRate for Group III (Brain/CNS) includes benign brain tumors.

bIncidence rates for American Indian/Alaska Native are based on the CHSDA (Contract Health Service Delivery Area) counties.

cHispanic is not mutually exclusive from whites, blacks, Asian/Pacific Islanders, and American Indians/Alaska Natives.

Incidence data for Hispanics are based on NHIA and exclude cases from the Alaska Native Registry.

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