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Table 1 Leukaemia, lymphoma and CNS tumours amongst teenagers and young adults in England, 1996-2005

From: Population mixing for leukaemia, lymphoma and CNS tumours in teenagers and young adults in England, 1996–2005

Diagnostic groupa Cases (subgroup%) Incidence rate (per 106person-years)
Leukaemia   
  Acute lymphoid leukaemia (ALL) 591 (45%) 9.7
  Acute myeloid leukaemia (AML) 463 (36%) 7.6
  Chronic Myeloid leukaemia (CML) 147 (11%) 2.4
  Other leukaemia 98 (8%) 1.6
  All leukaemias 1299 21.3
Lymphoma   
  Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma (NHL) 991 (32%) 16.3
  Hodgkin’s lymphoma (HL) 2079 (68%) 34.1
  All lymphomas 3070 50.3
CNS tumours   
  Astrocytoma 629 (33%) 10.3
  Other Glioma 195 (10%) 3.2
  Ependymoma 99 (5%) 1.6
  Medulloblastoma 111 (6%) 1.8
  Other Specified CNS 702 (37%) 11.5
  Unspecified CNS 146 (8%) 2.4
  All CNS tumours 1882 30.9
All leukaemia, lymphoma and CNS tumours 6251 102.5
  1. aDefined according to the Birch Teenage and Young Adult Classification Scheme [24].
  2. Abbreviation: CNS central nervous system.