Cancer Incidence and
Mortality in New Jersey
1994 -1998

Age-adjusted Mortality Rates for Specific Sites, Black Males

Cancer Site Total
Cases
Rates
1994 1995 1996 1997 1998
All Sites 5,482 303.7 308.8 292.0 261.9 267.1
Oral Cavity and Pharynx 150 7.2 5.2 7.1 8.1 7.8
 Lip 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
 Tongue 37 2.3 1.3 1.7 1.6 1.7
 Salivary Gland 8 0.5 0.1 0.4 0.8 0.2
 Floor of Mouth 4 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.0 0.2
 Gum and Other Mouth 26 1.3 1.0 1.2 1.6 1.2
 Nasopharynx 12 0.7 0.4 0.2 0.4 1.1
 Tonsil 8 0.2 0.3 0.5 0.5 0.5
 Oropharynx 14 0.0 0.5 0.7 1.3 1.0
 Hypopharynx 6 0.3 0.1 0.2 0.5 0.3
Digestive System 1,414 70.3 84.0 77.1 69.6 64.2
 Esophagus 244 14.0 15.7 11.5 11.6 8.5
 Stomach 242 10.7 14.0 13.8 13.7 10.2
 Small Intestine 7 0.6 0.4 0.5 0.3 0.0
 Colon and Rectum 513 21.7 30.1 32.3 26.1 25.1
  Colon excluding Rectum 436 18.7 25.1 28.3 21.6 21.3
  Rectum and Rectosigmoid Junction 77 3.1 4.9 4.0 4.5 3.8
 Anus 4 0.5 0.0 0.0 0.2 0.2
 Liver and Intrahepatic Bile Duct 129 7.0 6.8 5.4 6.2 7.0
  Liver 116 6.2 6.5 5.1 5.2 6.1
  Intrahepatic Bile Duct 13 0.8 0.2 0.3 1.1 0.9
 Gallbladder 7 0.3 0.0 0.5 0.4 0.8
 Pancreas 250 13.7 16.0 12.2 10.3 12.2
Respiratory System 1,831 105.5 99.5 91.1 88.0 91.9
 Larynx 91 4.8 5.2 2.7 5.0 5.1
 Lung and Bronchus 1,723 100.0 93.9 88.0 82.0 85.4
Bones and Joints 4 0.3 0.2 0.3 0.3 0.0
Soft Tissue (Including Heart) 43 1.9 2.2 2.0 1.1 1.6
Skin (Excluding Basal and Squamous) 51 3.1 3.4 1.5 1.8 2.4
 Melanomas of the Skin 11 1.3 0.5 0.4 0.6 0.2
Breast 11 0.0 0.0 0.8 1.6 0.5
Male Genital System 899 57.0 59.8 56.2 41.2 49.8
 Prostate 896 56.9 59.7 56.2 41.2 49.6
 Testis 3 0.1 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.2
 Penis 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Urinary System 200 14.8 8.1 9.3 13.1 7.3
 Urinary Bladder 87 7.4 3.5 5.2 5.1 3.2
 Kidney and Renal Pelvis 111 7.1 4.3 4.1 8.0 4.1
 Ureter 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Eye 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Brain and Other Nervous System 71 2.3 2.9 3.0 3.6 4.0
 Brain 70 2.3 2.7 3.0 3.6 4.0
Endocrine System 15 0.5 1.2 1.0 0.5 0.4
 Thyroid 6 0.0 0.8 0.4 0.5 0.0
Lymphomas 153 8.7 6.8 7.0 6.2 6.5
 Hodgkins Disease 17 1.0 0.4 0.5 0.5 0.9
 Non-Hodgkins Lymphomas 136 7.7 6.3 6.5 5.7 5.6
Multiple Myeloma 125 7.1 7.4 5.7 6.6 7.0
Leukemias 144 6.9 7.4 7.8 5.8 7.1
 Lymphocytic Leukemia 46 1.6 3.0 2.5 2.2 2.3
  Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia 14 0.3 0.5 0.5 1.2 0.4
  Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia 29 1.3 2.5 2.0 1.1 1.1
 Myeloid Leukemia 51 1.8 1.5 3.4 2.7 1.9
  Acute Myeloid Leukemia 33 0.7 0.5 2.6 2.0 1.5
  Chronic Myeloid Leukemia 17 0.8 1.0 0.8 0.8 0.4
 Monocytic Leukemia 2 0.4 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.2
 Other Leukemia 45 3.1 3.0 1.9 0.8 2.7
Ill-Defined & Unspecified Sites 371 18.3 20.7 22.1 14.6 16.7


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