[Cancer epidemiology in Mexican children. Overall results].

  title={[Cancer epidemiology in Mexican children. Overall results].},
  author={Arturo ro Fajardo-Guti{\'e}rrez and Mario Enrique Rend{\'o}n-Mac{\'i}as and Juan Manuel Mej{\'i}a-Arangur{\'e}},
  journal={Revista medica del Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social},
  volume={49 Suppl 1},
A total of 3238 new cases of childhood cancer were registered during the period under study (1996-2007). These cases showed predominately the Northamerican/European pattern of neoplasias: leukemias were the most frequent (46.1%), followed by tumors of the central nervous system (CNST, 12.0%), and lymphomas (10.8%); the overall incidence was 125.6 (all rates per 1000 000 children/year), with incidences of 136.3, 164.1, 95.2, 114.7, for < 1, 1-4, 5-9, 10-14 age group, respectively. Compared to… CONTINUE READING