Table 2: Cancer registries and organizations contacted to obtain descriptive epidemiologic statistics on B-Cell malignancies by country.

CountryAgency or registryContact established?*Additional statistics provided?

AustraliaAustralian Paediatric Cancer RegistryYesYes
AustraliaAustralian Institute of Health and WelfareYesNo
BrazilInstituto Nacional de Cancer YesNo
CanadaStatistics CanadaYesNo‡§
CanadaCanadian Childhood Cancer Surveillance and Control ProgramYesNo
ChinaCancer Institute and Hospital of the Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences/Chinese National Center for Cancer RegistriesYesNo
EnglandOffice of National StatisticsYesNo
EnglandNorthern and Yorkshire Cancer Registry and Information ServiceNo
FranceNational Registry of Childhood Haematopoietic MalignanciesNo
FranceInstitut de Veille SanitaireYesNo
GermanyGerman Centre for Cancer Registry Data at the Robert Koch InstituteYesNo
IndiaNational Cancer Registry ProgrammeYesYes
Republic of IrelandNational Cancer Registry in IrelandYesYes
Northern IrelandNorthern Ireland Cancer RegistryYesYes
ItalyItalian Association of Cancer RegistriesNo
JapanNational Cancer CenterNo
JapanJapan Association of Cancer RegistriesNo
South KoreaKorea Central Cancer RegistryNo
South KoreaCollege of Medicine, Korea UniversityNo
SpainSpanish National Childhood Cancer RegistryYesYes
SpainNational Center of Epidemiology, Instituto de Salud Carlos IIIYesNo
United KingdomNational Registry of Childhood TumorsYesNo
United KingdomCancer Research UKYesNo
WalesWelsh Cancer Intelligence ServiceYesNo

l contacts were identified by reviewing contact information included in pertinent publications and information available online.
Replied that additional statistics only available at a cost.
Directed to existing material.
§Replied that requested statistics not readily available.