Cancer Incidence in New Jersey
Table 3. Age-adjusted Rates for Specific Sites, White Males

Cancer Site Total Cases

1992

1993

1994

1995

1996 Prelim.

All Sites

92,132

553.4

520.5

485.7

477.7

458.6

                             
  Buccal Cavity and Pharynx

2,336

12.9

13.3

13.3

13.4

12.5

    Lip

134

0.4

0.7

0.8

1.0

0.6

    Tongue

563

3.2

2.9

3.5

2.9

3.1

    Salivary Gland

224

1.1

1.6

1.2

1.2

1.2

    Floor of Mouth

240

1.4

1.4

1.5

1.7

1.0

    Gum & Other Mouth

365

2.3

1.9

1.9

2.2

1.8

    Nasopharynx

126

0.7

0.6

0.8

0.9

0.7

    Tonsil

232

1.2

1.2

1.4

1.0

1.7

    Oropharynx

83

0.5

0.4

0.5

0.5

0.4

    Hypopharynx

258

1.6

1.8

1.1

1.4

1.4

    Other Buccal Cavity & Pharynx

111

0.5

0.8

0.6

0.6

0.6

                         
  Digestive System

19,121

110.4

106.7

101.9

99.1

96.7

    Esophagus

1,271

6.9

7.7

7.5

6.4

6.4

    Stomach

2,082

12.3

12.0

10.8

10.9

10.1

    Small Intestine

244

1.6

1.4

1.3

1.2

1.2

    Colon excluding Rectum

8,289

47.5

46.6

43.6

42.0

40.9

    Rectum & Rectosigmoid

3,608

22.3

19.2

18.6

18.4

19.9

    Anus, Anal Canal, & Anorectum

130

0.5

0.9

0.8

0.8

0.6

    Liver & Intrahepatic Bile Duct

942

5.3

4.9

4.8

5.3

5.4

    Gallbladder

156

0.6

1.1

0.8

0.8

0.8

    Other Biliary

270

1.4

1.6

1.7

1.5

1.1

    Pancreas

1,980

10.9

10.5

11.3

10.9

9.8

    Retroperitoneum

72

0.7

0.4

0.3

0.3

0.3

    Peritoneum, Omentum & Mesentery

40

0.2

0.2

0.2

0.3

0.1

    Other Digestive Organs

37

0.2

0.2

0.2

0.3

0.1

Respiratory System

16,459

95.6

91.5

88.1

87.6

84.2

    Nasal Cavity, Middle Ear, Sinus

144

1.0

0.8

0.6

0.7

0.9

    Larynx

1,384

8.5

7.9

7.2

8.0

6.8

    Lung & Bronchus

14,446

83.4

80.3

77.8

76.1

74.1

    Pleura

429

2.3

2.2

2.3

2.4

2.2

    Trachea, Mediastinum & Other Resp.

56

0.4

0.3

0.2

0.4

0.2

                         
  Bones and Joints

186

1.6

1.2

1.2

0.8

1.2

                         
  Soft Tissue (Including Heart)

599

3.0

3.9

3.8

3.3

3.1

                         
  Skin (Excluding Basal and Squamous)

2,892

16.1

15.7

14.6

15.2

16.3

    Melanomas-Skin

2,322

12.8

11.9

12.0

12.6

14.2

    Other Non-Epithelial Skin

570

3.3

3.8

2.6

2.6

2.1

                         
  Breast

254

1.2

1.6

1.6

1.2

1.3

                         
  Male Genital System

28,534

187.6

165.0

143.0

138.4

129.8

    Prostate

27,397

181.3

158.8

136.6

132.7

124.1

    Testis

961

5.0

5.2

5.6

4.8

4.9

    Penis

122

0.9

0.8

0.5

0.6

0.4

    Other Male Genital Organs

54

0.4

0.2

0.3

0.3

0.4

                         
  Urinary System

9,760

55.7

55.3

50.8

52.8

49.5

    Bladder

6,943

40.0

39.1

35.7

37.0

34.6

    Kidney & Renal Pelvis

2,564

14.1

15.0

13.5

14.4

14.0

    Ureter

179

1.1

0.9

1.1

1.0

0.7

    Other Urinary Organs

74

0.5

0.3

0.5

0.4

0.2

                         
  Eye and Orbit

193

1.2

1.1

1.2

1.1

0.9

Brain and Other Nervous System

1,300

8.0

7.1

8.1

7.8

6.8

    Brain

1,228

7.4

6.9

7.5

7.3

6.5

    Other Nervous System

72

0.6

0.2

0.6

0.5

0.3

                         
  Endocrine System

620

3.6

3.4

3.6

4.0

2.9

    Thyroid

496

2.9

2.9

2.7

3.1

2.2

    Other Endocrine (Including Thymus)

124

0.7

0.5

0.9

0.9

0.7

                         
  Lymphomas

4,214

22.9

22.3

23.5

24.4

22.9

    Hodgkin's Disease

650

4.1

3.8

3.5

4.1

3.6

    Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma

3,564

18.8

18.5

20.0

20.3

19.3

                         
  Multiple Myeloma

849

5.1

4.6

4.2

4.7

4.2

                         
  Leukemias

2,269

13.0

13.8

13.1

12.2

12.8

    Lymphocytic Leukemia

961

6.6

6.0

5.8

5.2

5.2

    Granulocytic (Myeloid) Leukemia

932

4.4

5.5

4.9

5.1

6.0

    Monocytic Leukemia

52

0.3

0.4

0.3

0.3

0.2

    Other Leukemia

324

1.7

1.9

2.1

1.6

1.4

                         
  Ill-Defined & Unspecified Sites

2,546

15.1

13.8

13.7

12.1

13.6


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