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Table 1 Number of cases, sex ratio, and International Classification of Diseases for Oncology topography and histology codes

From: Cancer incidence and mortality trends in Australian adolescents and young adults, 1982–2007

Diagnostic Group n(%) M:F
Leukaemia 444 (3.6) 1.4
   ALL 120 (1.0) 1.7
   AML & CML 276 (2.3) 1.2
   Other 48 (0.4) 2.5
Lymphoma 907 (7.4) 1.3
   NHL 472 (3.9) 1.6
   HL 435 (3.5) 1.0
CNS Tumour 406 (3.3) 1.3
Bone 183 (1.5) 1.4
Soft Tissue 323 (2.6) 1.4
Germ Cell 960 (7.8) 10.5
   Gonadal 875 (7.1) 24.0
   Non−gonadal 85 (0.7) 1.4
Melanoma 3551 (29.0) 0.9
Carcinoma 5012 (40.9) 0.4
   Thyroid 640 (5.2) 0.3
   Lip & oral cavity 515 (4.2) 3.6
   Gonads 107 (0.9) 0.01
   Lung 129 (1.1) 1.1
   Breast 1440 (11.8) na
   Cervix 782 (6.4) na
   Colorectum 500 (4.1) 1.0
   Other 899 (7.3) 2.2
Other 452 (3.7) 0.6
Total 12238 0.7
  1. CNS central nervous system; ALL acute lymphocytic leukaemia; AML and CML acute and chronic myeloid leukaemia;
  2. HD Hodgkin’s disease; NHL Non−Hodgkin’s lymphoma; M:F: Sex ratio, na not applicable.