Table 23.2Cancer Incidence and Mortality Rates, 1996, United States, Age-Adjusted to the 1970 and 2000 U.S. Standard Populations

Incidence RatesMortality Rates
1970200019702000
All Sites
Male454.6546.9207.1264.7
Female342.0408.3139.1173.2
Lung
Male70.084.168.283.2
Female42.349.434.340.9
Colon/Rectum
Male51.163.820.526.8
Female36.245.914.018.7
Prostate135.7160.524.136.0
Female Breast110.7130.624.329.8

Rates per 100,000 are from the NCI, Surveillance, Epidemiology and End Results Program,1 and apply to 1996 only, in contrast to Table 23.1 which shows average rates for 1992–1996.

From: Chapter 23, Cancer Epidemiology

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