Colorectal Cancer In New Jersey
1979-1997

Table 37
Proximal Colon Cancer Stage At Diagnosis
White Males, New Jersey - 1979-1997*

YEAR STAGE AT DIAGNOSIS
TOTAL in situ LOCALIZED REGIONAL DISTANT UNKNOWN
Number Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent
1979 612 19 3.1 191 31.2 33 5.4 19 3.1 350 57.2
1980 625 13 2.1 204 32.6 57 9.1 29 4.6 322 51.5
1981 640 22 3.4 189 29.5 137 21.4 44 6.9 248 38.8
1982 628 24 3.8 206 32.8 152 24.2 47 7.5 199 31.7
1983 713 17 2.4 221 31.0 227 31.8 90 12.6 158 22.2
1984 753 27 3.6 198 26.3 316 42.0 135 17.9 77 10.2
1985 810 41 5.1 214 26.4 369 45.6 146 18.0 40 4.9
1986 850 60 7.1 254 29.9 360 42.4 133 15.6 43 5.1
1987 882 40 4.5 229 26.0 402 45.6 162 18.4 49 5.6
1988 919 48 5.2 275 29.9 398 43.3 159 17.3 39 4.2
1989 915 58 6.3 258 28.2 399 43.6 148 16.2 52 5.7
1990 912 64 7.0 277 30.4 370 40.6 157 17.2 44 4.8
1991 908 53 5.8 246 27.1 413 45.5 140 15.4 56 6.2
1992 901 64 7.1 256 28.4 392 43.5 136 15.1 53 5.9
1993 952 68 7.1 297 31.2 367 38.6 154 16.2 66 6.9
1994 896 70 7.8 246 27.5 373 41.6 136 15.2 71 7.9
1995 869 61 7.0 246 28.3 359 41.3 149 17.1 54 6.2
1996 928 65 7.0 313 33.7 353 38.0 144 15.5 53 5.7
1997 1000 73 7.3 302 30.2 416 41.6 147 14.7 62 6.2
TOTAL 15713 887 5.6 4622 29.4 5893 37.5 2275 14.5 2036 13.0


*Includes invasive and in situ colorectal cancer cases. Source: New Jersey State Cancer Registry.
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