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Figure 29.1

CSR Figure 29.1: SEER Incidence Rates by Site

Figure 29.01

Childhood Cancer : SEER Incidence Rates 2012-2016 by ICCC Group (includes myelodysplastic syndromes and Group III benign brain)
Under 20 Years of Age, Both Sexes, All Races

ICCC Group Rate per 1,000,000
Group I- Leukemias, myeloproliferative & myelodysplastic diseases 49.5
Group II- Lymphomas and reticuloendothelial neoplasms 26.6
Group III- CNS and misc intracranial and intraspinal neoplasmsa 52.4
Group IV- Neuroblastoma and other peripheral nervous cell tumors 8.6
Group V- Retinoblastoma 3.3
Group VI- Renal tumors 7.1
Group VII- Hepatic tumors 2.7
Group VIII- Malignant bone tumors 9.8
Group IX- Soft tissue and other extraosseous sarcomas 12.7
Group X- Germ cell & trophoblastic tumors & neoplasms of gonads 12.2
Group XI- Other malignant epithelial neoplasms and melanomas 23.5
Group XII- Other and unspecified malignant neoplasms 0.7


Source: SEER 21 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, Georgia excluding ATL/RG, Idaho, New York and Massachusetts).

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

aInternational 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.

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

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