Cancer Incidence in New Jersey
Figure 6. Age-adjusted Rates for Specific Sites, African American Females

      Cancer Site Total Cases

 

1992

 

1993

1994

 

1995

 

1996 Prelim.

All Sites

9,324

348.3

340.2

329.2

340.5

300.7

                             
  Buccal Cavity and Pharynx

182

5.1

8.7

7.2

5.7

6.7

    Lip

2

0.2

0.0

0.0

0.0

0.2

    Tongue

42

0.4

2.4

2.1

1.2

1.7

    Salivary Gland

23

0.7

0.7

0.7

0.8

0.9

    Floor of Mouth

19

0.8

1.3

0.5

0.5

0.3

    Gum & Other Mouth

32

1.1

1.3

1.3

1.0

1.2

    Nasopharynx

10

0.4

0.4

0.2

0.4

0.6

    Tonsil

26

0.9

1.2

0.9

0.6

1.2

    Oropharynx

9

0.2

1.0

0.3

0.2

0.0

    Hypopharynx

16

0.4

0.4

0.7

1.0

0.6

    Other Buccal Cavity & Pharynx

3

0.0

0.0

0.5

0.0

0.0

                             
  Digestive System

2,108

79.7

78.3

79.1

81.7

66.5

    Esophagus

122

5.4

4.4

4.1

5.3

3.7

    Stomach

233

8.2

10.1

7.6

8.8

7.3

    Small Intestine

42

2.0

1.8

1.7

1.2

1.2

    Colon excluding Rectum

963

35.3

34.6

38.6

36.1

31.9

    Rectum & Rectosigmoid

271

10.0

9.5

9.7

11.2

8.5

    Anus, Anal Canal, & Anorectum

34

1.4

1.3

0.7

1.6

1.0

    Liver & Intrahepatic Bile Duct

56

1.7

2.9

2.0

1.7

1.7

    Gallbladder

51

2.2

1.5

1.3

2.3

1.7

    Other Biliary

32

1.1

1.6

1.3

1.2

0.5

    Pancreas

287

12.0

10.4

11.0

11.6

8.2

    Retroperitoneum

12

0.2

0.2

0.6

0.7

0.6

    Peritoneum, Omentum & Mesentery

3

0.2

0.0

0.1

0.0

0.2

    Other Digestive Organs

2

0.0

0.0

0.4

0.0

0.0

Respiratory System

1,251

47.1

46.0

54.1

44.3

41.1

    Nasal Cavity, Middle Ear, Sinus

14

0.8

0.6

0.2

0.1

0.7

    Larynx

68

2.7

2.2

3.9

1.7

2.2

    Lung & Bronchus

1,156

43.0

42.8

49.3

42.0

38.0

    Pleura

5

0.6

0.0

0.4

0.0

0.0

    Trachea, Mediastinum & Other Resp.

8

0.0

0.4

0.3

0.5

0.2

       
Bones and Joints

10

0.4

0.3

0.2

0.6

0.1

           
Soft Tissue (Including Heart)

76

3.1

2.2

2.5

2.2

2.9

           
Skin (Excluding Basal & Squamous)

53

1.5

2.3

1.9

1.9

0.9

    Melanomas-Skin

18

0.7

1.3

0.5

0.2

0.5

    Other Non-Epithelial Skin

35

0.8

1.0

1.4

1.7

0.4

               
Breast (invasive)

2,657

101.6

91.6

88.7

94.3

88.0

    in situ (not included in All Sites) 373 10.2 10.7 11.2 17.7 15.9
               
Female Genital System

1,393

50.3

49.1

44.5

51.4

45.2

    Cervix Uteri (invasive)

532

20.3

17.4

15.4

17.6

15.4

    Cervix Uteri in situ (not included in All Sites) (not collected after 1994)

516

(1992-94)

23.4

20.9

30.3

n/a

n/a

    Corpus Uteri

393

12.8

12.9

12.9

17.7

16.0

    Uterus, NOS

50

2.2

2.3

0.3

2.2

1.8

    Ovary

326

11.8

12.7

12.5

10.6

9.6

    Vagina

26

0.6

1.5

0.9

0.9

0.8

    Vulva

45

1.6

1.2

1.8

1.9

1.2

    Other Female Genital Organs

21

1.0

1.1

0.7

0.5

0.4

Urinary System

312

13.1

11.7

10.1

11.3

11.1

    Bladder

135

4.6

4.8

4.9

4.8

5.6

    Kidney & Renal Pelvis

164

7.9

6.3

4.7

6.3

5.0

    Ureter

3

0.0

0.4

0.0

0.0

0.2

    Other Urinary Organs

10

0.6

0.2

0.5

0.2

0.3

               
Eye and Orbit

3

0.0

0.3

0.2

0.0

0.0

               
Brain and Other Nervous System

99

3.5

4.8

2.2

3.7

3.4

    Brain

76

3.2

3.2

1.7

2.9

2.8

    Other Nervous System

23

0.3

1.6

0.5

0.8

0.6

               
Endocrine System

136

6.0

3.1

4.5

4.9

3.7

    Thyroid

121

5.3

2.6

4.2

4.5

3.1

    Other Endocrine (Including Thymus)

15

0.7

0.5

0.3

0.4

0.6

               
Lymphomas

331

10.5

12.4

11.6

9.8

11.1

    Hodgkin's Disease

54

1.8

1.5

1.6

1.2

2.7

    Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma

277

8.7

10.9

10.0

8.6

8.4

               
Multiple Myeloma

197

7.4

9.2

8.2

7.5

4.0

               
Leukemias

176

7.6

6.8

5.8

5.9

4.6

    Lymphocytic Leukemia

60

3.0

2.4

2.1

1.9

1.4

    Granulytic (Myeloid) Leukemia

87

2.9

3.1

2.8

3.0

3.1

    Monocytic Leukemia

3

0.1

0.2

0.0

0.0

0.1

    Other Leukemia

26

1.6

1.1

0.9

1.0

0.0

               
Ill-Defined & Unspecified Sites

340

11.1

13.6

8.3

15.3

11.5


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