Table 1

Numbers of children by disease group, with a diagnosis address in the region and with a birth address (diagnosed in the region) in the region

ICCCa code(s)

Disease group

Number with diagnosis address in region

Number with birth address (diagnosed in the region)


III(a)

Ependymoma

59 (Mb = 39; Fc = 20)

46 (M = 32; F = 14)


III(b)

Astrocytoma

293 (M = 148; F = 145)

214 (M = 109; F = 105)


III(a), III(b)

Ependymoma and Astrocytoma

352 (M = 187; F = 165)

260 (M = 141; F = 119)


III(c)

PNET

165 (M = 103; F = 62)

120 (M = 77; F = 43)


III(d)

Other gliomas

79 (M = 46; F = 33)

58 (M = 33; F = 25)


III(e), III(f)

Other Specified and Unspecified

97 (M = 48; F = 49)

68 (M = 34; F = 34)


III(a-f)

All CNS tumours

693 (M = 384; F = 309)

506 (M = 285; F = 221)


aInternational Classification of Childhood Cancer.

bMales.

cFemales.

McNally et al. BMC Cancer 2012 12:13   doi:10.1186/1471-2407-12-13

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