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Table 1 Distribution pattern, median age at diagnosis and male to female ratio of hematological malignancies in Eastern Morocco

From: Distribution and features of hematological malignancies in Eastern Morocco: a retrospective multicenter study over 5 years

  All patients Males Females
  N. % of all cancers % of HM Median age M/F N. % of HM N. % of HM
All HM 660 10.9 100 54 1.1 347 100 313 100
 Lymphoid neoplasm 507 8.4 76.8 55 1.2 281 81.0 226 72.2
  NHL 196 3.2 29.7 55 1.3 111 32.0 85 27.2
  HL 105 1.7 15.9 34 0.9 50 14.4 55 17.6
  MM 82 1.4 12.4 63.5 1.2 44 12.7 38 12.1
  CLL 38 0.6 5.8 67 2.8 28 8.1 10 3.2
  ALL 16 0.3 2.4 48 1.3 9 2.6 7 2.2
  WM 4 0.1 0.6 46.5 a 0 0 4 1.3
  Othersb 66 1.1 10 - - 39 11.2 27 8.6
 Myeloid neoplasm 136 2.2 20.6 53 0.7 57 16.4 79 25.2
  MPN 84 1.4 12.7 53 0.7 34 9.8 50 16.0
  AML 32 0.5 4.9 42.5 0.9 15 4.3 17 5.4
  MDS 20 0.3 3.0 62 0.7 8 2.3 12 3.8
 Unspecified HM 17 0.3 2.6 - - 9 2.6 8 2.6
  1. HM hematological malignancies, N number of cases; % of all cancers: Percentage amongst all cancers; % of HM: percentage amongst hematological malignancies; a: all patients were females; b: Other lymphoid neoplasms; M/F male to female ratio; -: not applicable