International variations in the incidence of childhood soft-tissue sarcomas.

  title={International variations in the incidence of childhood soft-tissue sarcomas.},
  author={Charles A. Stiller and Donald Maxwell Parkin},
  journal={Paediatric and perinatal epidemiology},
  volume={8 1},
In the study of international childhood cancer incidence coordinated by the International Agency for Research on cancer, soft-tissue sarcomas comprised between 4 and 8% of all cancers between 0 and 14 years of age. Among predominantly white populations, the age-standardised annual incidence rate (ASR) for all soft-tissue sarcomas was between 5 and 9 per million. The most common histological subtypes were rhabdomyosarcoma (ASR 4-7 per million) and fibrosarcoma, including other malignant… CONTINUE READING


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