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Table 1 Childhood cancer incidence (0–14 years) by period of diagnosis in Bangladesh, 2001–2014

From: Epidemiology of childhood and adolescent cancer in Bangladesh, 2001–2014

  Period of diagnosis
  2001–2006 2007–2010 2011–2014
ICCC diagnostic group N % ASRa N % ASRa N % ASRa M:F ratio
Total 455   2.0 988   5.1 1474   7.8 2.0:1
 I Leukaemia 269 59.1 1.2 264 26.7 1.4 271 18.4 1.4 3.2:1
 ALL 226    212    234    
 AML 18    38    29    
II Lymphoma 89 19.6 0.4 237 24.0 1.2 115 7.8 0.6 2.7:1
 Hodgkin lymphoma 7    74    22    
 Non-Hodgkin lymphoma 31    121    68    
III CNS tumours 5 0.5 0.03 65 4.4 0.3 1.5:1
Ependymoma      15    
 Astrocytoma      16    
Medulloblastoma      16    
IV Neuroblastoma 17 3.7 0.08 24 2.4 0.1 54 3.7 0.3 1.0:1
V Retinoblastoma 6 1.3 0.03 74 7.5 0.4 374 25.4 2.1 1.8:1
VI Renal tumours 27 5.9 0.2 95 9.6 0.5 90 6.1 0.5 2.1:1
Nephroblastoma 25    87    89    
VII Hepatic tumours 8 1.8 0.04 13 1.3 0.07 29 2.0 0.2 3.8:1
Hepatoblastoma 8    13    29    
VIII Bone tumours 2 0.4 0.01 60 6.1 0.3 175 11.9 0.9 1.6:1
Osteosarcoma 1    38    91    
Chondrosarcoma      4    
 Ewing tumour 1    22    79    
IX Soft tissue sarcomas 18 4.0 0.09 45 4.6 0.2 101 6.9 0.5 2.0:1
Rhabdomyosarcoma 18    34    74    
Fibrosarcoma    3    14    
X Germ cell and gonadal tumours 7 1.5 0.03 117 11.8 0.6 125 8.5 0.6 1.2:1
XI Other epithelial tumours 3 0.7 0.01 36 3.6 0.2 52 3.5 0.3 2.7:1
 Nasopharyngeal carcinoma 1    18    13    
XII Other and unspecified tumours 9 2.0 0.04 18 1.8 0.09 23 1.6 0.1 1.6:1
  1. aASR: Age standardised rate per 1 million person-years (World Standard Population)