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Figure 1: Percentage change in incidence rates between the period 1978-1982 and 1998-2002* for All childhood cancer, leukemias, CNS tumors, and lymphomas† for Bangalore, Chennai, and Mumbai PBCRs‡. *Data derived from cancer incidence in five Continents Volume V to IX[14,15] published by the International Agency for Research in Cancer (IARC), except for the period 1998 to 2002, for Bangalore, where data was derived from the report of the Indian Council of Medical Research, National Cancer Registry Program.[12] †Only tumors where the average annual number of cases was more than 10 are displayed. ‡Only PBCRs with longitudinal data for more than 20 years have been considered.

Figure 1: Percentage change in incidence rates between the period 1978-1982 and 1998-2002* for All childhood cancer, leukemias, CNS tumors, and lymphomas† for Bangalore, Chennai, and Mumbai PBCRs‡.
*Data derived from cancer incidence in five Continents Volume V to IX[14,15] published by the International Agency for Research in Cancer (IARC), except for the period 1998 to 2002, for Bangalore, where data was derived from the report of the Indian Council of Medical Research, National Cancer Registry Program.[12] †Only tumors where the average annual number of cases was more than 10 are displayed. ‡Only PBCRs with longitudinal data for more than 20 years have been considered.