Cancer Incidence and
Mortality in New Jersey
1994 -1998

Age-adjusted Incidence Rates for Specific Sites, Males (all races combined)

 
Cancer Site Total
Cases
Rates
1994 1995 1996 1997 1998
Prelim.
All Sites 109,645 511.9 512.6 514.8 517.2 509.7
Oral Cavity and Pharynx 2,967 13.6 14.8 14.2 13.9 13.9
 Lip 170 0.9 1.0 0.7 0.8 0.7
 Tongue 726 3.2 2.9 3.6 3.3 4.3
 Salivary Gland 291 1.3 1.3 1.2 1.5 1.4
 Floor of Mouth 282 1.5 1.8 1.2 1.4 1.0
 Gum and Other Mouth 436 1.9 2.4 2.2 1.8 1.8
 Nasopharynx 181 0.8 1.1 0.8 0.8 0.8
 Tonsil 331 1.6 1.3 1.8 1.5 1.8
 Oropharynx 123 0.5 0.7 0.6 0.8 0.4
 Hypopharynx 294 1.2 1.8 1.6 1.4 1.2
Digestive System 22,588 104.3 104.2 103.9 105.1 106.9
 Esophagus 1,599 8.1 7.3 7.3 7.4 7.8
 Stomach 2,581 11.5 11.9 11.8 12.4 12.0
 Small Intestine 297 1.3 1.3 1.3 1.4 1.6
 Colon and Rectum 13,537 62.4 62.3 63.1 62.9 63.0
  Colon excluding Rectum 9,458 43.8 43.7 42.9 44.0 43.7
  Rectum and Rectosigmoid Junction 4,079 18.6 18.6 20.1 18.9 19.3
 Anus 185 0.9 0.8 0.7 1.0 0.9
 Liver and Intrahepatic Bile Duct 1,304 5.4 6.1 6.3 5.9 6.7
  Liver 1,106 4.5 5.2 5.5 4.9 5.8
  Intrahepatic Bile Duct 198 1.0 0.9 0.8 1.0 1.0
 Gallbladder 205 0.9 0.8 0.9 1.1 1.0
 Pancreas 2,370 11.5 11.5 10.5 10.6 11.1
Respiratory System 19,147 91.5 91.0 90.3 88.4 88.3
 Larynx 1,636 8.0 8.5 7.8 7.7 7.2
 Lung and Bronchus 16,777 80.3 78.9 78.9 77.5 78.0
Bones and Joints 230 1.2 0.9 1.5 1.0 1.3
Soft Tissue (Including Heart) 742 4.1 3.5 3.4 3.1 3.5
Skin (Excluding Basal and Squamous) 3,930 16.4 16.7 18.9 19.6 18.2
 Melanomas of the Skin 3,284 13.0 13.5 16.1 17.6 15.9
Breast 286 1.6 1.1 1.3 1.4 1.2
Male Genital System 34,302 160.5 157.6 162.4 169.8 156.2
 Prostate 33,038 154.6 152.5 157.3 164.4 150.5
 Testis 1,065 5.0 4.2 4.3 4.6 4.7
 Penis 147 0.7 0.7 0.5 0.7 0.8
Urinary System 10,914 49.3 53.1 50.3 49.6 51.5
 Urinary Bladder (Including in situ) 7,497 34.0 36.6 34.0 34.4 34.4
 Kidney and Renal Pelvis 3,138 13.7 15.0 15.5 14.3 15.7
 Ureter 192 1.1 1.0 0.6 0.8 0.9
Eye 220 1.1 1.1 1.0 1.2 1.0
Brain and Other Nervous System 1,605 8.1 8.3 7.6 7.7 7.6
 Brain 1,505 7.5 7.7 7.2 7.2 7.1
Endocrine System 812 3.9 4.2 3.2 3.6 4.3
 Thyroid 639 2.8 3.2 2.5 2.9 3.4
Lymphomas 5,312 23.6 25.2 24.9 23.7 25.6
 Hodgkins Disease 730 3.6 4.0 3.5 3.2 3.4
 Non-Hodgkins Lymphomas 4,582 20.0 21.2 21.4 20.4 22.2
Multiple Myeloma 1,166 5.0 5.8 5.2 5.5 5.5
Leukemias 2,767 13.9 12.9 13.8 12.9 12.8
 Lymphocytic Leukemia 1,152 6.2 5.8 6.1 5.0 5.9
  Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia 343 1.9 2.0 2.1 1.6 2.3
  Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia 773 4.1 3.6 3.8 3.3 3.4
 Myeloid Leukemia 1,205 5.3 5.2 6.2 6.2 5.1
  Acute Myeloid Leukemia 764 3.5 3.4 3.9 3.9 3.4
  Chronic Myeloid Leukemia 377 1.6 1.5 2.0 2.1 1.5
 Monocytic Leukemia 52 0.3 0.3 0.1 0.3 0.3
 Other Leukemia 358 2.1 1.7 1.4 1.4 1.5
Ill-Defined & Unspecified Sites 2,657 13.7 12.3 12.9 10.6 11.9


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