Table 1. Incidence and Age Distribution of Specific Types of NHLa

Incidence of NHL per Million Person-Years
MalesFemales
Age (y)<55–910–1415–19<55–9 10–1415–19
Burkitt3.266.12.80.81.10.81.2
Lymphoblastic1.62.22.82.20.91.00.70.9
DLBCL0.51.22.56.10.60.71.44.9
Other (mostly ALCL)2.33.34.37.8b1.51.62.83.4b

ALCL = anaplastic large cell lymphoma; DLBCL = diffuse large B-cell lymphoma; NHL = non-Hodgkin lymphoma.

aAdapted from Percy et al.[3]

bIn older adolescents, indolent and aggressive histologies (more commonly seen in adult patients) are beginning to be found.

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