Cancer Incidence in New Jersey
Table 5. Age-adjusted Rates for Specific Sites, African American Males
      Cancer Site Total Cases

 

1992

 

1993

1994

 

1995

1996 Prelim.

All Sites

11,169

619.5

630.0

577.8

601.3

536.2

                             
  Buccal Cavity and Pharynx

426

26.0

17.2

14.5

23.2

20.0

    Lip

2

0.3

0.0

0.2

0.0

0.0

    Tongue

90

4.5

4.3

2.8

4.3

5.1

    Salivary Gland

30

0.5

1.5

2.0

2.7

0.8

    Floor of Mouth

46

3.4

1.7

1.7

2.3

1.7

    Gum & Other Mouth

54

3.0

2.4

1.2

3.2

3.1

    Nasopharynx

22

1.1

1.5

0.2

1.1

0.8

    Tonsil

65

5.6

1.9

1.9

3.3

2.5

    Oropharynx

29

1.9

1.3

0.6

1.5

1.2

    Hypopharynx

62

4.2

2.4

2.2

3.5

3.4

    Other Buccal Cavity & Pharynx

26

1.5

0.2

1.7

1.3

1.4

                             
  Digestive System

2,192

125.5

116.3

113.3

128.5

101.2

    Esophagus

313

21.2

16.8

15.3

16.4

12.0

    Stomach

306

16.7

19.4

14.2

17.7

14.7

    Small Intestine

40

2.4

1.6

2.3

2.0

2.3

    Colon excluding Rectum

811

45.0

42.4

42.2

50.9

39.3

    Rectum & Rectosigmoid

286

15.1

13.0

16.2

17.5

14.0

    Anus, Anal Canal, & Anorectum

29

1.9

1.8

1.6

0.8

0.5

    Liver & Intrahepatic Bile Duct

121

6.2

6.5

4.9

7.4

5.6

    Gallbladder

10

0.3

0.5

1.5

0.0

0.6

    Other Biliary

18

1.2

1.5

0.6

0.5

1.4

    Pancreas

242

14.2

12.1

13.7

14.7

10.1

    Retroperitoneum

3

0.0

0.0

0.2

0.0

0.5

    Peritoneum, Omentum & Mesentery

4

0.5

0.0

0.4

0.0

0.0

    Other Digestive Organs

9

0.8

0.7

0.2

0.6

0.2

Respiratory System

2,291

132.3

138.7

118.7

111.8

112.8

    Nasal Cavity, Middle Ear, Sinus

19

1.1

1.5

0.5

0.5

0.9

    Larynx

266

16.2

12.9

14.5

11.7

13.9

    Lung & Bronchus

1,979

114.1

123.2

102.2

97.5

97.0

    Pleura

21

0.5

0.4

1.5

2.0

0.8

    Trachea, Mediastinum & Other Resp.

6

0.4

0.7

0.0

0.1

0.2

                             
  Bones and Joints

29

1.3

0.8

1.8

0.5

1.7

                             
  Soft Tissue (Including Heart)

103

3.0

4.3

6.0

4.2

2.5

                             
  Skin (Excluding Basal and Squamous)

195

5.8

7.2

7.6

6.5

5.6

    Melanomas-Skin

32

2.0

1.4

1.7

2.1

0.4

    Other Non-Epithelial Skin

163

3.8

5.8

5.9

4.4

5.2

                             
  Breast

23

1.2

0.4

2.4

0.7

0.9

                             
  Male Genital System

3,945

229.5

246.6

217.3

226.5

197.9

    Prostate

3,893

228.1

244.3

213.9

224.9

196.8

    Testis

31

1.0

0.9

1.3

1.0

0.5

    Penis

20

0.4

1.4

1.8

0.6

0.6

    Other Male Genital Organs

1

0.0

0.0

0.3

0.0

0.0

                             
  Urinary System

582

29.3

29.1

33.3

32.8

29.7

    Bladder

292

16.9

16.2

18.2

17.9

12.6

    Kidney & Renal Pelvis

278

10.9

12.9

14.0

14.1

16.8

    Ureter

6

1.0

0.0

0.0

0.5

0.3

    Other Urinary Organs

6

0.5

0.0

1.1

0.3

0.0

   

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  Eye and Orbit

14

0.7

0.4

0.2

0.4

1.0

Brain and Other Nervous System

103

3.1

5.3

3.3

4.8

4.1

    Brain

95

2.7

5.0

3.2

4.6

3.9

    Other Nervous System

8

0.4

0.3

0.1

0.2

0.2

                             
  Endocrine System

50

2.6

1.3

2.7

2.5

2.6

    Thyroid

36

2.3

0.8

1.9

1.9

1.8

    Other Endocrine (Including Thymus)

14

0.3

0.5

0.8

0.6

0.8

                             
  Lymphomas

472

16.2

22.6

19.0

19.4

22.1

    Hodgkin's Disease

79

3.5

2.7

2.9

3.7

2.5

    Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma

393

12.7

19.9

16.1

15.7

19.6

                             
  Multiple Myeloma

188

10.3

12.3

10.1

9.3

9.7

                             
  Leukemias

201

13.5

8.5

11.4

10.5

5.4

    Lymphocytic Leukemia

85

6.9

3.0

5.2

4.0

2.3

    Granulocytic (Myeloid) Leukemia

81

4.5

3.8

4.3

4.3

2.6

    Monocytic Leukemia

6

0.6

0.4

0.0

0.1

0.0

    Other Leukemia

29

1.5

1.3

1.9

2.1

0.5

                             
  Ill-Defined & Unspecified Sites

355

18.8

19.3

16.5

19.5

18.8


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