Table 23.1Age-Adjusted Incidence and Mortality Rates* per 100,000 Population, United States. All Races, by Sex, 1992-1996

Incidence RateMortality Rate
Tumor TypeMalesFemalesMalesFemales
All sites489.1345.8213.1140.9
Brain7.34.95.13.4
Breast0.9110.60.325.4
Colon and rectum53.037.621.514.6
Esophagus6.51.76.31.5
Hodgkin’s disease3.02.40.60.4
Kidney and renal pelvis12.96.55.02.3
Larynx7.11.52.40.5
Leukemias13.28.08.44.8
Liver and intrahepatic bile duct5.72.14.92.2
Lung and bronchus75.942.870.833.8
Melanomas (skin)16.010.83.21.5
Multiple myeloma5.53.73.82.6
Non–Hodgkin’s lymphoma19.712.58.45.5
Oral cavity and pharynx15.56.04.21.5
Ovary——14.6——7.6
Pancreas10.27.89.87.3
Prostate156.5——25.6     ——
Stomach10.44.46.12.8
Testis4.5——0.2——
Thyroid2.97.40.30.4
Urinary bladder28.97.75.61.7
Uterine cervix——7.9——2.8
Uterine corpus——21.5——3.3
*

Rates are per 100,000 and are age-adjusted to the 1970 U.S. standard population.

Data source: NCI, Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results Program, 1999.

From: Chapter 23, Cancer Epidemiology

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