Advertisement

Some Statistics on Childhood Cancer in Ontario

  • A. H. Sellers
  • E. N. MacKay
  • E. E. McLerie

Abstract

Cancer ranks second as a cause of death for both sexes at ages 1–19 years. At ages 1–4 years, it ranks third to accidents and congenital anomalies; at ages 5–9, 10–14 and 15–19 years, it is second only to accidents. The average number of cancer deaths per year at these ages in Ontario during the five years 1965–1969 was about 200: under one year of age — 8; at ages 1–4 — 60 deaths; at ages 5–9 — 57 deaths; at 10–14 — 40 deaths; and at 15–19 — 44 deaths (Table I).

Keywords

Cancer Mortality Median Survival Time Childhood Cancer Nitrogen Mustard Direct Spread 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

Preview

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

References

  1. 1.
    Segi, M.: Cancer Mortality for Selected Sites in 24 Countries, No. 5 (1964–1965), Department of Public Health, Tohoku University School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan, August 1969.Google Scholar
  2. 2.
    Doll, R., Muir, C. and Waterhouse, J.: Cancer Incidence in Five Continents, Volume II, 1970, distributed for the International Union Against Cancer by Springer — Verlag, Berlin — Heidelberg — New York.Google Scholar

Copyright information

© Ontario Cancer Treatment and Research Foundation 1973

Authors and Affiliations

  • A. H. Sellers
    • 1
  • E. N. MacKay
    • 1
  • E. E. McLerie
    • 1
  1. 1.The Ontario Cancer Treatment and Research FoundationTorontoCanada

Personalised recommendations