Background: In present study a retrospective analysis is done from the cancer cases reported to Department of Radiotherapy, Regional Cancer Centre (RCC) Raipur during study period from 2006 to 2010 for the number of children between age group 1-14 years, who were having cancers in head & neck region. Aim: To study Pattern of cancers in Head & Neck region in age group 1-14 years during study period of five years from 2006 to 2010 in the state of Chhattisgarh. Methods and Material: We retrospectively analyzed registry data of RCC Raipur for the patients having cancer in head and neck region including intracranial and intraorbital tumours and their types, among children of age group 1-14 years. In our study the total number of new cancer patients were 13,919, out of which 4.35% were paediatric patients, further out of which 26.89% patients were having cancers in head and neck region, further out of which 97 were males and 66 were female with M:F ratio of 1.5:1. Results: Lymphomas were most common followed by retinoblastoma, intracranial tumours and rhabdomyosarcomas each 36.20%, 30.06%, 17.8%, 6.74% respectively. Conclusion: The pattern of paediatric cancer reporting to RCC Raipur is found similar to other National and International studies.

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