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Table 6 Probability of dying of cancer within selected age intervals, by sex and selected sites, Germany.

From: German cancer statistics 2004

  Age-conditional mortality risk  
Site (ICD-10) Birth to 49 50 to 69 70 and older Lifetime mortality risk
  Male  
Colorectal (C18-C21) 0.1% 1.0% 3.1% 3.3%
Lung (C33, C34) 0.2% 2.5% 4.9% 6.2%
Prostate (C61) 0.0% 0.5% 3.8% 3.2%
All cancer sites
(C00-C97 except C44)
1.0%(1 in 103) 8.3%(1 in 12) 22.9% (1 in 4) 25.7%(1 in 4)
  Female  
Colorectal (C18-C21) 0.1% 0.5% 2.8% 3.0%
Lung (C33, C34) 0.1% 0.8% 1.4% 2.2%
Breast (C50) 0.3% 1.2% 2.4% 3.5%
All cancer sites
(C00-C97 except C44)
1.0%(1 in 97) 5.4%(1 in 18) 16.2% (1 in 6) 20.2%(1 in 5)