Cancer Incidence and
Mortality in New Jersey
1994 -1998

Age-adjusted Incidence Rates for Specific Sites, Black Females

Cancer Site Total
Cases
Rates
1994 1995 1996 1997 1998
Prelim.
All Sites 10,232 334.6 351.8 327.2 356.0 364.7
Oral Cavity and Pharynx 189 6.8 5.8 6.7 6.6 6.7
 Lip 5 0.0 0.0 0.4 0.2 0.3
 Tongue 42 2.1 1.2 1.5 1.4 1.0
 Salivary Gland 26 0.7 0.8 0.9 0.9 0.8
 Floor of Mouth 17 0.5 0.5 0.3 0.6 1.0
 Gum and Other Mouth 38 1.3 1.0 1.0 1.5 1.8
 Nasopharynx 11 0.2 0.4 0.6 0.5 0.3
 Tonsil 21 0.9 0.6 1.4 0.4 0.5
 Oropharynx 5 0.3 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.3
 Hypopharynx 18 0.7 1.0 0.6 0.9 0.1
Digestive System 2,273 80.3 82.1 70.8 80.8 81.9
 Esophagus 119 4.3 5.3 3.7 4.9 3.4
 Stomach 252 7.9 9.1 7.6 8.9 9.4
 Small Intestine 39 1.9 1.3 1.4 1.3 1.2
 Colon and Rectum 1,355 47.9 47.8 42.3 48.9 48.8
  Colon excluding Rectum 1,047 38.4 36.6 33.1 35.9 38.1
  Rectum and Rectosigmoid Junction 308 9.5 11.2 9.2 13.0 10.7
 Anus 31 0.7 1.4 1.0 1.7 0.6
 Liver and Intrahepatic Bile Duct 64 3.0 1.9 2.3 2.0 1.5
  Liver 57 2.9 1.7 2.0 1.9 1.2
  Intrahepatic Bile Duct 7 0.1 0.2 0.3 0.2 0.3
 Gallbladder 56 1.5 2.1 1.7 1.4 2.9
 Pancreas 306 10.7 11.6 9.5 10.7 11.6
Respiratory System 1,386 54.1 45.3 45.2 47.9 52.7
 Larynx 72 4.1 1.7 2.2 1.6 3.2
 Lung and Bronchus 1,287 49.3 43.0 42.0 45.0 48.7
Bones and Joints 14 0.2 0.6 0.3 0.4 0.8
Soft Tissue (Including Heart) 83 2.5 2.1 3.2 3.2 2.8
Skin (Excluding Basal and Squamous) 64 1.8 1.9 1.9 1.9 2.1
 Melanomas of the Skin 23 0.5 0.2 0.9 1.3 0.9
Breast (Invasive) 2,911 91.9 98.7 95.4 97.7 100.0
 in situ (not included in All Sites) 499 11.3 17.9 16.9 17.6 19.7
Female Genital System 1,498 44.9 53.0 46.9 52.7 50.6
 Cervix (Invasive) 512 15.8 17.5 15.5 15.9 13.9
 Corpus and Uterus, NOS 550 13.3 21.4 18.8 20.9 21.4
 Corpus 494 13.0 19.2 16.9 18.5 19.0
 Uterus, NOS 56 0.3 2.2 1.9 2.5 2.4
 Ovary 345 12.3 10.6 10.1 12.2 12.8
 Vagina 24 0.9 0.9 0.8 1.2 0.5
 Vulva 47 1.8 2.1 1.4 1.4 1.2
Urinary System 379 10.1 11.9 12.2 16.4 14.6
 Urinary Bladder (Including in situ) 170 4.7 5.0 5.9 7.3 6.5
 Kidney and Renal Pelvis 197 4.8 6.7 5.7 8.8 7.8
 Ureter 2 0.0 0.0 0.3 0.0 0.0
Eye 4 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.4 0.2
Brain and Other Nervous System 103 2.5 4.0 3.5 3.1 4.1
 Brain 86 2.0 3.3 3.0 2.5 3.6
Endocrine System 146 4.6 5.1 4.0 5.2 3.7
 Thyroid 129 4.3 4.9 3.4 4.5 2.8
Lymphomas 403 11.6 10.4 13.1 14.5 14.8
 Hodgkins Disease 66 1.6 1.2 3.2 1.7 2.7
 Non-Hodgkins Lymphomas 337 10.1 9.2 9.9 12.8 12.1
Multiple Myeloma 235 8.5 8.3 6.0 8.3 9.9
Leukemias 192 6.2 6.8 5.5 8.0 6.4
 Lymphocytic Leukemia 69 2.5 2.7 1.7 2.9 2.3
  Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia 27 0.7 1.1 1.0 0.7 1.2
  Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia 38 1.6 1.4 0.6 2.2 0.9
 Myeloid Leukemia 93 2.9 3.0 3.0 3.9 3.0
  Acute Myeloid Leukemia 52 1.3 1.6 2.3 1.8 1.7
  Chronic Myeloid Leukemia 34 1.4 0.8 0.7 1.9 1.0
 Monocytic Leukemia 4 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.4 0.2
 Other Leukemia 26 0.8 1.2 0.6 0.9 0.9
Ill-Defined & Unspecified Sites 352 8.6 15.7 12.5 9.2 13.5


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