Cancer Incidence in New Jersey
Table 2. Age-adjusted Rates for Specific Sites, Females (all races combined)

Cancer Site Total Cases

1992

1993

1994

 

1995

1996 Prelim.

All Sites

100,214

376.9

374.4

365.8

360.0

354.8

                             
  Buccal Cavity and Pharynx

1,510

4.9

5.9

5.4

6.0

5.8

    Lip

62

0.2

0.1

0.2

0.3

0.2

    Tongue

346

1.0

1.2

1.2

1.5

1.5

    Salivary Gland

218

0.8

0.8

0.8

0.7

1.0

    Floor of Mouth

137

0.5

0.6

0.5

0.5

0.5

    Gum & Other Mouth

318

1.0

1.4

1.0

1.2

1.0

    Nasopharynx

92

0.4

0.3

0.3

0.4

0.4

    Tonsil

134

0.4

0.7

0.5

0.5

0.5

    Oropharynx

53

0.2

0.2

0.2

0.3

0.1

    Hypopharynx

90

0.3

0.3

0.4

0.4

0.4

    Other Buccal Cavity & Pharynx

60

0.1

0.3

0.3

0.2

0.2

                         
  Digestive System

20,390

69.6

68.9

67.2

65.9

63.6

    Esophagus

607

2.1

2.3

2.1

2.1

1.9

    Stomach

1,717

5.6

5.6

5.6

5.4

5.2

    Small Intestine

266

1.0

0.8

1.0

1.0

0.9

    Colon excluding Rectum

9,897

33.2

33.1

31.7

31.5

30.2

    Rectum & Rectosigmoid

3,340

12.1

11.6

11.4

11.1

10.9

    Anus, Anal Canal, & Anorectum

255

0.8

0.9

0.8

0.9

1.1

    Liver & Intrahepatic Bile Duct

607

2.0

2.4

2.0

2.1

1.9

    Gallbladder

469

1.9

1.2

1.6

1.4

1.4

    Other Biliary

301

0.9

1.1

1.1

0.8

0.9

    Pancreas

2,716

9.1

9.2

8.9

8.8

8.5

    Retroperitoneum

107

0.5

0.4

0.5

0.4

0.4

    Peritoneum, Omentum & Mesentery

55

0.2

0.2

0.3

0.2

0.2

    Other Digestive Organs

53

0.2

0.1

0.2

0.2

0.1

Respiratory System

12,918

46.8

48.3

47.2

46.5

47.7

    Nasal Cavity, Middle Ear, Sinus

128

0.3

0.6

0.3

0.4

0.5

    Larynx

469

2.2

2.0

2.0

1.5

1.5

    Lung & Bronchus

12,192

43.8

45.1

44.4

44.2

45.2

    Pleura

87

0.4

0.4

0.3

0.2

0.3

    Trachea, Mediastinum & Other Resp.

42

0.1

0.2

0.2

0.2

0.2

                             
  Bones and Joints

173

1.0

0.9

0.8

0.6

0.7

                             
  Soft Tissue (Including Heart)

536

2.3

1.7

2.2

2.5

2.2

                         
  Skin (Excluding Basal and Squamous)

2,296

7.9

7.8

9.7

8.7

8.6

    Melanomas-Skin

2,032

7.0

7.0

8.7

7.8

7.8

    Other Non-Epithelial Skin

264

0.9

0.8

1.0

0.9

0.8

                             
  Breast (invasive)

29,541

117.2

114.8

112.2

109.9

108.4

in situ (not included in All Sites)

4,110

14.1

14.1

15.8

19.2

20.6

                             
  Female Genital System

13,774

54.7

54.8

53.2

52.4

50.6

    Cervix Uteri (invasive)

2,618

10.6

10.9

10.2

9.9

9.8

Cervix Uteri: in situ (not included in All Sites) (not collected after 1994)

3,969

(1992-94)

28.9

27.5

27.4

n/a

n/a

    Corpus Uteri

5,712

21.9

21.6

22.2

23.2

22.8

    Uterus, not specified

341

1.4

1.5

1.3

1.2

1.0

    Ovary

4,243

17.4

17.1

16.5

15.6

14.6

    Vagina

178

0.7

0.8

0.6

0.6

0.5

    Vulva

513

1.8

2.0

1.7

1.4

1.5

    Other Female Genital Organs

169

0.9

0.9

0.7

0.5

0.4

Urinary System

4,770

18.0

16.9

16.3

16.7

15.9

    Bladder

2,718

10.1

9.1

9.1

8.9

8.9

    Kidney & Renal Pelvis

1,896

7.3

7.2

6.7

7.3

6.6

    Ureter

117

0.4

0.4

0.3

0.4

0.3

    Other Urinary Organs

39

0.2

0.2

0.2

0.1

0.1

   

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  Eye and Orbit

187

0.7

0.7

0.8

0.7

0.7

                         
  Brain and Other Nervous System

1,341

6.6

5.9

5.1

5.1

4.8

    Brain

1,209

6.0

5.2

4.5

4.7

4.5

    Other Nervous System

132

0.6

0.7

0.6

0.4

0.3

                         
  Endocrine System

1,638

6.9

5.8

6.5

7.2

7.5

    Thyroid

1,518

6.3

5.3

6.1

6.6

7.0

    Other Endocrine (Including Thymus)

120

0.6

0.5

0.4

0.6

0.5

                             
  Lymphomas

4,308

15.4

16.5

16.6

16.3

15.9

    Hodgkin's Disease

642

3.3

3.0

2.8

3.0

3.0

    Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma

3,666

12.1

13.5

13.8

13.3

12.9

                             
  Multiple Myeloma

1,030

3.7

3.9

3.7

3.2

3.2

                             
  Leukemias

2,168

8.8

8.7

7.4

7.6

7.5

    Lymphocytic Leukemia

848

3.8

3.6

3.2

3.2

2.8

    Granulocytic (Myeloid) Leukemia

962

3.4

3.8

3.3

3.4

3.6

    Monocytic Leukemia

39

0.2

0.1

0.2

0.1

0.1

    Other Leukemia

319

1.4

1.2

0.7

0.9

1.0

                           
  Ill-Defined & Unspecified Sites

3,634

12.1

12.7

11.6

10.8

11.8


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