Cancer Incidence in New Jersey
Table 4. Age-adjusted Rates for Specific Sites, White Females

      Cancer Site Total Cases   1992   1993 1994   1995 1996 Prelim.
All Sites

87,863

379.4

376.2

368.4

363.4

359.9

                             
  Buccal Cavity and Pharynx

1,286

4.9

5.6

5.0

5.9

5.6

    Lip

58

0.2

0.1

0.2

0.3

0.2

    Tongue

294

1.1

1.0

1.1

1.6

1.4

    Salivary Gland

191

0.7

0.9

0.8

0.7

1.0

    Floor of Mouth

115

0.5

0.5

0.4

0.5

0.5

    Gum & Other Mouth

280

1.0

1.4

1.0

1.1

1.0

    Nasopharynx

70

0.4

0.3

0.3

0.3

0.3

    Tonsil

107

0.4

0.7

0.5

0.5

0.4

    Oropharynx

44

0.2

0.1

0.1

0.3

0.2

    Hypopharynx

72

0.3

0.3

0.3

0.3

0.4

    Other Buccal Cavity & Pharynx

55

0.1

0.3

0.3

0.3

0.2

                         
  Digestive System

17,795

67.9

67.1

65.4

63.2

62.2

    Esophagus

475

1.7

1.9

1.8

1.7

1.7

    Stomach

1,400

5.1

5.0

5.2

4.7

4.7

    Small Intestine

220

0.9

0.7

0.9

0.9

0.8

    Colon excluding Rectum

8,735

32.8

32.6

30.7

30.8

29.7

    Rectum & Rectosigmoid

2,985

12.3

11.7

11.6

11.0

11.1

    Anus, Anal Canal, & Anorectum

215

0.8

0.8

0.9

0.9

1.0

    Liver & Intrahepatic Bile Duct

516

1.9

2.3

2.0

2.0

1.7

    Gallbladder

407

1.8

1.2

1.6

1.3

1.4

    Other Biliary

264

0.8

1.1

1.1

0.7

1.0

    Pancreas

2,385

8.8

9.1

8.7

8.4

8.5

    Retroperitoneum

93

0.6

0.4

0.4

0.4

0.3

    Peritoneum, Omentum & Mesentery

50

0.2

0.2

0.3

0.2

0.2

    Other Digestive Organs

50

0.2

0.1

0.2

0.2

0.1

Respiratory System

11,487

47.3

49.2

47.3

47.4

48.8

    Nasal Cavity, Middle Ear, Sinus

111

0.3

0.6

0.4

0.4

0.5

    Larynx

393

2.2

1.9

1.8

1.5

1.5

    Lung & Bronchus

10,872

44.3

46.0

44.6

45.1

46.4

    Pleura

78

0.3

0.5

0.3

0.2

0.3

    Trachea, Mediastinum & Other Resp.

33

0.2

0.2

0.2

0.2

0.1

       
Bone and Joints

156

1.2

1.0

0.9

0.7

0.7

       

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Soft Tissue (Including Heart)

440

2.2

1.6

2.2

2.6

2.0

       
Skin (Excluding Basal and Squamous)

2,023

8.4

8.0

9.8

9.3

9.0

    Melanomas-Skin

1,805

7.5

7.3

8.9

8.6

8.1

    Other Non-Epithelial Skin

218

0.9

0.7

0.9

0.7

0.9

       
Breast (invasive)

25,988

119.6

117.8

114.8

112.8

110.4

    in situ (not included in All Sites) 3,539 14.6 14.7 16.4 19.1 20.9
   

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  Female Genital System

11,868

55.1

54.8

54.1

52.4

51.6

    Cervix Uteri (invasive)

1,926

9.1

9.7

9.2

8.6

9.0

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

2,865 (1992-94)

26.8

25.4

23.8

n/a

n/a

    Corpus Uteri

5,147

23.1

22.6

23.5

24.1

23.9

    Uterus, NOS

279

1.3

1.4

1.3

1.1

0.9

    Ovary

3,796

18.2

17.6

17.3

16.4

15.5

    Vagina

141

0.8

0.7

0.5

0.5

0.4

    Vulva

456

1.9

2.1

1.7

1.2

1.5

    Other Female Genital Organs

123

0.7

0.7

0.6

0.5

0.4

Urinary System

4,380

18.6

17.6

17.1

17.6

16.7

    Bladder

2,538

10.7

9.7

9.6

9.6

9.4

    Kidney & Renal Pelvis

1,699

7.3

7.3

6.9

7.5

6.8

    Ureter

114

0.5

0.4

0.4

0.5

0.4

    Other Urinary Organs

29

0.1

0.2

0.2

0.0

0.1

       
Eye and Orbit

178

0.8

0.7

0.9

0.8

0.9

       
Brain and Other Nervous System

1,181

7.0

5.8

5.4

5.1

4.8

    Brain

1,085

6.4

5.3

4.8

4.8

4.6

    Other Nervous System

96

0.6

0.5

0.6

0.3

0.2

       
Endocrine System

1,395

6.9

6.0

6.7

7.5

8.0

    Thyroid

1,294

6.4

5.5

6.2

6.9

7.5

    Other Endocrine (Including Thymus)

101

0.5

0.5

0.5

0.6

0.5

       
Lymphomas

3,831

15.9

16.9

17.0

17.1

16.2

    Hodgkin's Disease

570

3.7

3.3

3.1

3.4

3.2

    Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma

3,261

12.2

13.6

13.9

13.7

13.0

       
Multiple Myeloma

799

3.3

3.3

3.2

2.5

3.1

       
Leukemias

1,915

8.9

9.0

7.3

7.9

7.8

    Lymphocytic Leukemia

746

3.8

3.8

3.1

3.3

3.0

    Granulytic (Myeloid) Leukemia

850

3.5

3.8

3.4

3.6

3.6

    Monocytic Leukemia

35

0.2

0.2

0.2

0.2

0.1

    Other Leukemia

284

1.4

1.2

0.6

0.8

1.1

       
Ill-Defined & Unspecified Sites

3,141

11.6

11.6

11.5

10.3

11.7


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