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Table 3 Distribution of the number and percentage of childhood cancers by site and gender from the IACC hospital-based cancer registry, 2012–2016

From: A hospital-based cancer registry in Luanda, Angola: the Instituto Angolano de Controlo do Cancer (IACC) Cancer registry

  Total Male Female
Cancer Site No % No % No %
Connective and Soft Tissue 41 7.6 25 8.3 16 6.6
Wilms’ Tumour 141 26.0 71 23.5 70 29.0
Retinoblastoma 121 22.3 61 20.2 60 24.9
Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma 88 16.2 62 20.5 26 10.8
Leukaemia 47 8.7 27 8.9 20 8.3
Other and Unspecified Cancers 105 19.3 56 18.5 49 20.3
All cancers, excluding non-melanoma skin cancer 543 100.0 302 100.0 241 100.0