Common Trend of Childhood Cancer in Eastern India
Seema Devi1*, Rajesh Kumar Singh2, Abhishek Kumar3, Raina Rana4 and Amsan Prakah5
1Additional Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology, IGIMS, Patna, India
2Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology, IGIMS, Patna, India
3PG 3rd Year, Department of Radiation Oncology, IGIMS, Patna, India
4PG 2nd Year, Department of Radiation Oncology, IGIMS, Patna, India
5Statistian, IGIMS, Patna, India
*Corresponding Author: Seema Devi, Additional Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology, IGIMS, Patna, India.
June 22, 2023; Published: June 30, 2023
Background: Globally 85% of Paediatrics Cancer is reported in developing world. In India nearly 45,000 new paediatrics cancer cases are reported every year which contributed less than 5% of all the cancer cases (1) Riberto 5-year survival rate reported is only 10%, Globally more than 0.2 million cases are diagnosed every year. In developed world 5-year survival rate is quite high about 95% (2) Steller Average incidence of 75 to 150 Paediatrics cancer per million children, Average incidence in India is higher as compared to western population.
Material and Method: Our center is the State Cancer Institute, Indira Gandhi Institute of Medical Science, Patna which caters approximately million population of Bihar. All the pediatric patients 0–14-year male registered under HBCR program in Department of Radiation Oncology.
Result: Total 1978 childhood cancer was reported in our study. In which 357(68.3%) were male children and 627 (32.48%) where female children 0-19 years age groups common age group was 5 to 19 years 1058(78.31%) cases reported with this age group while 293 cases were reported in 0-4 years in male children which in girl children most cancer age group was 10-19 years in which 358 (57.09%) patients were reported.
Keywords: Childhood Cancer; Pediatric Cancer
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