Cancer Incidence and
Mortality in New Jersey
1994 -1998

Age-adjusted Incidence Rates for Specific Sites, Black Males

Cancer Site Total
Cases
Rates
1994 1995 1996 1997 1998
Prelim.
All Sites 11,970 580.4 628.4 605.5 594.5 592.0
Oral Cavity and Pharynx 454 13.8 24.1 20.6 21.5 23.5
 Lip 2 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.2 0.0
 Tongue 99 2.5 4.7 5.1 4.4 5.9
 Salivary Gland 38 1.9 2.8 0.8 1.3 2.5
 Floor of Mouth 48 1.7 2.6 2.0 2.2 2.2
 Gum and Other Mouth 59 1.1 3.2 3.4 4.1 2.0
 Nasopharynx 20 0.2 1.1 0.8 1.2 0.8
 Tonsil 67 1.9 3.3 2.7 2.2 4.5
 Oropharynx 31 0.6 1.5 1.5 1.8 1.4
 Hypopharynx 64 2.2 3.7 3.2 2.6 3.6
Digestive System 2,394 112.8 133.3 113.3 117.2 125.4
 Esophagus 288 15.2 16.2 12.7 12.3 14.9
 Stomach 326 14.0 18.1 16.6 17.5 15.5
 Small Intestine 43 2.3 2.0 2.2 1.4 2.6
 Colon and Rectum 1,232 57.8 71.8 60.5 60.3 64.0
  Colon excluding Rectum 895 41.9 52.9 45.4 44.1 46.5
  Rectum and Rectosigmoid Junction 337 15.8 18.9 15.1 16.2 17.5
 Anus 31 1.7 0.8 0.5 1.6 1.7
 Liver and Intrahepatic Bile Duct 147 5.4 8.1 6.0 8.2 7.8
  Liver 125 4.6 7.4 5.1 6.7 6.1
  Intrahepatic Bile Duct 22 0.8 0.8 0.9 1.6 1.7
 Gallbladder 17 1.5 0.0 0.6 1.4 1.3
 Pancreas 262 13.4 15.3 11.0 12.5 14.0
Respiratory System 2,311 118.4 114.6 122.5 114.9 117.8
 Larynx 250 14.6 12.0 14.0 12.6 9.7
 Lung and Bronchus 2,011 101.8 100.0 106.6 99.2 106.0
Bones and Joints 28 1.7 0.8 1.0 0.8 0.8
Soft Tissue (Including Heart) 88 6.0 4.1 2.7 2.4 2.1
Skin (Excluding Basal and Squamous) 180 8.1 7.0 6.0 4.3 4.5
 Melanomas of the Skin 26 1.7 1.8 0.4 1.1 0.6
Breast 28 2.2 0.7 0.8 2.2 1.0
Male Genital System 4,376 221.7 241.1 235.8 242.0 215.2
 Prostate 4,322 218.4 239.1 234.7 240.1 213.5
 Testis 32 1.3 1.4 0.5 0.9 0.7
 Penis 19 1.8 0.7 0.6 0.5 1.0
Urinary System 656 32.7 34.1 32.9 33.8 33.5
 Urinary Bladder (Including in situ) 318 17.6 18.1 15.3 18.1 16.8
 Kidney and Renal Pelvis 329 14.0 14.9 17.6 15.7 16.3
 Ureter 3 0.0 0.5 0.0 0.0 0.2
Eye 15 0.3 0.7 0.8 0.3 0.9
Brain and Other Nervous System 117 3.3 4.9 5.3 4.2 5.6
  Brain 108 3.2 4.4 4.8 3.8 5.4
Endocrine System 59 2.7 2.5 2.6 2.9 2.2
 Thyroid 39 1.9 1.9 1.8 1.8 1.5
Lymphomas 510 19.1 20.7 24.4 16.2 21.2
 Hodgkins Disease 87 3.1 4.0 2.8 3.2 2.9
 Non-Hodgkins Lymphomas 423 16.1 16.7 21.6 13.1 18.3
Multiple Myeloma 202 10.6 10.4 10.7 9.3 11.2
Leukemias 223 10.6 10.8 7.3 11.6 11.0
 Lymphocytic Leukemia 86 4.8 4.2 2.8 4.9 3.5
  Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia 30 1.5 0.8 1.3 1.0 1.0
  Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia 50 3.0 3.2 1.3 3.5 2.3
 Myeloid Leukemia 103 4.5 4.3 3.7 5.1 4.9
  Acute Myeloid Leukemia 52 2.0 2.5 2.2 2.2 2.5
  Chronic Myeloid Leukemia 43 2.2 1.6 1.5 2.3 2.0
 Monocytic Leukemia 3 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.2 0.3
 Other Leukemia 31 1.4 2.1 0.8 1.4 2.2
Ill-Defined & Unspecified Sites 329 16.4 18.7 18.8 10.9 16.2


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