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Table 1 Estimated number of new cancer cases and observed number of cancer deaths in Germany in 2004 (in brackets: age-standardized rates related to European population/2000 U.S. standard population).

From: German cancer statistics 2004

Site
(ICD-10)
Male Female
  New Cases
(Incidence rates)
Deaths
(Mortality rates)
New Cases
(Incidence rates)
Deaths
(Mortality rates)
Colorectal (C18-C21) 37,254
(72.6/78.0)
13,748
(26.9/31.4)
36,004
(49.3/55.1)
14,034
(17.0/20.7)
Lung (C33, C34) 32,848
(64.4/67.3)
28,820
(55.9/60.0)
13,188
(21.8/21.8)
11,026
(17.0/17.7)
Breast (C50)    57,231
(104.2/102.2)
17,592
(26.8/28.4)
Prostate (C61) 58,574
(112.0/117.7)
11,135
(22.2/29.6)
  
All cancer sites
(C00-C97 except C44)
230,464
(453.6/480.3)
110,745
(218.7/248.7)
206,010
(330.8/344.1)
98,079
(135.2/151.7)