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Table 2 Adolescent cancer incidence (15–19 years) by period of diagnosis in Bangladesh, 2001–2014

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

  Period of diagnosis
  2007–2010 2011–2014
ICCC diagnostic group N % Ratea N % Ratea M:F ratio
Total 93   1.5 133   2.1 1.4:1
I Leukaemia 3 3.2 0.05 6 4.5 0.09 5.0:1
 ALL 2    6    
 AML 1      
II Lymphoma 38 40.9 0.6 7 5.3 0.1 1.3:1
 Hodgkin lymphoma 13    2    
 Non-Hodgkin lymphoma 25    4    
III CNS tumours 1 1.1 0.02 10 7.5 0.2 2.3:1
Ependymoma      
 Astrocytoma    3    
Medulloblastoma    5    
IV Neuroblastoma
V Retinoblastoma 1 1.1 0.02 2 1.5 0.03
VI Renal tumours 3 3.2 0.05
Nephroblastoma 3      
VII Hepatic tumours 1 0.8 0.02
Hepatoblastoma    1    
VIII Bone tumours 18 19.4 0.3 50 37.6 0.8 1.9:1
 Osteosarcoma 13    34    
Chondrosarcoma    1    
 Ewing tumour 5    15    
IX Soft tissue sarcomas 6 6.5 0.1 11 8.3 0.2 0.6:1
Rhabdomyosarcoma 5    6    
Fibrosarcoma    2    
X Germ cell and gonadal tumours 14 15.1 0.2 22 16.5 0.4 0.4:1
XI Other epithelial tumours 7 7.5 0.1 21 15.8 0.3 4.3:1
 Nasopharyngeal carcinoma 4    1    
XII Other and unspecified tumours 2 2.2 0.03 3 2.3 0.05 0.5:1
  1. aRate: Age-specific rate per 1 million person-years