Childhood Cancer
Table 6

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Table 6.
Less Common Childhood Cancers
Age-adjusted incidence rates per 100,000 children,
males and females, ages 0-14, all races,
1979-19951

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Lymphomas
Hodgkin's
Lymphoma
Non-Hodgkin's
Lymphoma
Kidney
Cancer
Bone
Cancer
Soft-Tissue
Sarcoma
CountyCasesRateCasesRateCasesRateCasesRateCasesRateCasesRate
State2480 1.8 190 0.7 159 0.6 239 0.8 175 0.7 251 0.9
Atlantic16 2.2 6 0.9 8 1.1 11 1.3 --- ---10 1.4
Bergen46 1.8 20 0.8 10 0.4 22 0.8 14 0.5 21 0.8
Burlington24 1.7 10 0.7 9 0.6 12 0.7 8 0.6 16 1.1
Camden27 1.4 9 0.5 13 0.7 19 0.8 11 0.6 16 0.7
Cape May6 2.0 5 1.8 --- --- --- --- --- --- --- ---
Cumberland8 1.4 --- ------ --- --- --- 5 0.9 7 1.3
Essex53 1.8 26 0.9 13 0.4 23 0.7 18 0.6 29 0.9
Gloucester22 2.5 7 0.8 11 1.2 6 0.6 6 0.7 6 0.7
Hudson38 2.1 12 0.7 14 0.8 17 0.8 18 1.0 14 0.7
Hunterdon8 2.1 --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- 5 1.3
Mercer19 1.8 9 0.9 7 0.7 13 1.1 12 1.1 7 0.6
Middlesex36 1.7 11 0.5 18 0.8 15 0.6 12 0.6 14 0.6
Monmouth41 2.0 17 0.9 13 0.6 21 1.0 20 1.0 24 1.2
Morris18 1.2 7 0.5 --- --- 11 0.7 8 0.5 12 0.8
Ocean25 1.8 9 0.7 7 0.5 11 0.7 9 0.7 14 1.0
Passaic28 1.7 8 0.5 10 0.6 16 0.8 7 0.4 17 1.0
Salem7 2.7 --- --- --- --- --- --- 5 2.0 --- ---
Somerset12 1.5 6 0.8 --- --- 6 0.7 --- --- 6 0.8
Sussex12 2.3 5 1.0 --- --- 7 1.3 --- --- --- ---
Union24 1.4 10 0.6 7 0.4 11 0.6 9 0.6 21 1.3
Warren9 2.6 5 1.4 --- --- 5 1.4 --- --- --- ---
1 The dashes indicate fewer than five cases. Source: New Jersey State Cancer Registry.
2 Includes cases with unknown county.


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