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Table 3 Annual percentage change of world age-standardized incidence rate by topographic groups, histologic types. FRANCIM network data 2000–2013 (11 registries)

From: Incidence and time trends of sarcoma (2000–2013): results from the French network of cancer registries (FRANCIM)

 nJoinpointAPC95% CI
Sarcomas by topographic groups
 Soft Tissue3766 0.8(−0.4; 2.0)
 Bone1193 1.2(−0.4; 2.9)
 Skin1062 -2.0a(−3.5; −0.4)
 Viscera tumors organs
  Gastro-intestinal organs1053 1.5(−0.3; 3.3)
  Female genital organs2972000–20054.2(−4.2; 13.2)
3762005–2013−6.7a(−10.4; −2.7)
  Other visceral organs540 −1.7(−5.1; 1.8)
  Other anatomic sites171 1.0(−3.4; 5.6)
Sarcomas by histologic groups
 Unclassified sarcoma1513 −1.6(−3.6; 0.3)
 Leiomyosarcoma1281 −2.6a(−4.6; −0.6)
 GIST822 3.7a(0.8; 6.8)
 Liposarcoma713 1.3(−1.1; 3.7)
 Dermatofibrosarcoma496 0.6(−1.4; 2.7)
 Chondrosarcoma454 4.1a(1.6; 6.6)
 Kaposi sarcoma419 −4.1a(−6.8; −1.4)
 Osteosarcoma359 −0.6(−3.7; 2.6)
 Angiosarcoma335 2.2(−1.2; 5.7)
 Ewing sarcoma330 −0.2(−4.1; 3.8)
 Rhabdomyosarcoma286 −1.1(−6.2; 4.4)
 Others (with fewer than 20 cases)226 4.1(−1.3; 9.8)
 Synovial sarcoma219 1.2(−4.2; 6.9)
 Nerve Sheath Tumors191 −0.1(−4.3; 4.4)
 Myxofibrosarcoma183 8.2a(0.4; 16.6)
 Endometrial stromal sarcoma173 −3.7(−7.4; 0.1)
 Fibrosarcoma151 −9.2a(−15.7; −2.3)
 Chordoma126 0.8(−4.8; 6.6)
 Solitary fibrous tumor. Malignant102 12.2a(6.2; 18.5)
 Epithelioid haemangioendothelioma55 
 Myoepithelial carcinoma24 
Total33592000–20053.6a(0.2; 7.1)
50992005–2013−1.4(−2.9; 0.1)
  1. Note. Joinpoint = years when statistically significant changes in incidence trend occurred
  2. APC Annual Percent Change, CI Confidence Interval
  3. aIndicates that the APC is significantly different from 0 at the alpha = 0.05 level