Aim: The aim of this study is to evaluate the demographic and pathologic characteristics of childhood tumours in Owerri.

Methodology: The surgical day books, histology request and report forms were studied and the clinico-pathologic information were retrieved and analyzed using SPSS version 20.0

Results: A total of 27 cases of malignant diseases of children were clinically diagnosed and histologically confirmed. The mean age of the patients were 10.17±4.33 years with age range of 1 to 18 years. The male to female ratio was 1:1.25. The peak age of incidence falls in the 6-10 age groups which accounted for 40.74%. Wilm’s tumor (Nephroblastoma) was the commonest 8 cases (29.63%), Embryonal Rhabdomyosarcoma 6 cases (22.22%), Neuroblastoma 4cases (14.81%), osteosarcoma 3cases (11.11%), yolk sac tumour of the ovary 2 cases (7.41%), one case “3.70%” each for retinoblastoma, soft tissue sarcoma and angiosarcoma

Keywords: Tumours, childhood, Owerri