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Table 1 The three International Cancer Survival Standard (ICSS) weights used for age-standardization of net survival [8]

From: Comparison of different approaches to estimating age standardized net survival

Age ICSS 1 a ICSS 2 b ICSS 3 c
15-44 years 0.07 0.28 0.60
45-54 years 0.12 0.17 0.10
55-64years 0.23 0.21 0.10
65-74 years 0.29 0.20 0.10
75+ years 0.29 0.14 0.10
  1. aLip, tongue, salivary glands, oral cavity, oropharynx, hypopharynx, head and neck, oesophagus, stomach, small intestine, colon, rectum, liver, biliary tract, pancreas, nasal cavities, larynx, lung, pleura, breast, corpus uteri, ovary, vagina and vulva, penis, bladder, kidney, choroid melanoma, non-Hodgkin lymphomas, multiple myeloma, chronic lymphatic leukaemia, acute myeloid leukaemia, chronic myeloid leukaemia, leukaemia, prostate
  2. bNasopharynx, soft tissues, melanoma, cervix uteri, brain, thyroid gland, bone
  3. cTestis, Hodgkin’s disease, acute lymphatic leukaemia