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Table 3 Incidence* of PMI childhood and adolescent cancers

From: Descriptive Epidemiology in Mexican children with cancer under an open national public health insurance program

Diagnosis 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Leukemia 69.9 73.4 73.1 75.3 75.6 78.1
Lymphomas 13.7 13.4 15.7 15.4 15.7 15.1
Intracranial neoplasm’s 12.4 12.9 12.7 14.2 15.7 16.2
Germ cell tumors 3.5 5.9 7.6 9.1 9.4 8.9
Soft tissue sarcomas 7.1 7.1 6.1 4.6 4.9 6.5
Osteosarcoma 6.0 6.8 8.1 4.7 6.2 4.5
Retinoblastoma 4.9 6.3 4.5 5.8 6.5 5.8
Renal tumors 5.2 5.4 4.3 5.5 5.0 5.1
Miscellaneous reticular neoplasm’s 2.6 3.0 3.7 3.9 4.9 5.5
Hepatic tumors 1.9 2.8 2.2 2.3 3.1 2.8
Neuroblastoma 2.5 3.0 3.4 3.1 4.1 2.7
Ewing tumor and related sarcomas of bone 1.1 2.0 2.2 2.9 2.3 1.4
Other solid tumors 2.1 3.2 3.4 2.7 3.3 3.8
Total incidence/year 133.5 145.8 146.2 150.3 159.2 156.9
  1. *Incidence: total number of newly diagnosed cases per year/total population under 18 years by 1,000,000 population/year.