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Table 2 Site-specific percentage of unstage cancer, malignant cancer incidence rates, and 5-year relative survival according to race and sex

From: Unstaged cancer in the United States: a population-based study

  White Males White Females Black Males Black Females
  Unstage
%*
Malignant
Incidence
Rate
5-yr Survival
%
Unstage
%*
Malignant
Incidence
Rate
5-yr Survival
%
Unstage
%*
Malignant
Incidence
Rate
5-yr Survival
%
Unstage
%*
Malignant
Incidence
Rate
5-yr Survival
%
Liver 20.3 7.9 10.9 24.0 2.5 12.9 17.8 12.8 6.4 18.9 3.6 9.9
Pancreas 14.4 13.1 4.4 15.7 10.2 4.6 13.9 16.5 3.9 16.1 14.3 5.2
Esophagus 13.9 8 14.1 21.1 1.9 14.2 16.7 9.6 7.2 22.6 3.0 10.3
Stomach 12.1 9.9 18.6 14.9 4.7 23.5 14.5 17.2 19.5 15.6 9.0 25.4
Lung and bronchus 8.6 78.9 12.9 8.4 54.9 17.7 8.2 106.1 10.7 7.4 54.3 14.4
Soft tissues 7.7 3.9 66.5 7.4 2.7 66.5 8.6 3.6 60.2 6.7 3.1 63.4
Rectum 7.1 12.7 60.4 7.9 7.6 61.6 11.3 12.4 51.9 11.8 8.5 57.5
Oral cavity and pharynx 6.3 15.8 58.2 6.6 6.1 61.3 6.5 16.9 33.1 6.9 5.7 49.9
Colon 5.2 40.5 61.6 5.3 32 61.3 7.0 52.7 53.3 6.8 42.3 53.8
Kidney and renal pelvis 5.2 19.1 63.9 5.2 9.7 64.1 7.0 21.3 60.8 6.7 10.4 64.2
Prostate 4.9 158 93.4     5.4 248.2 88.9    
Melanoma of the skin 3.8 28.9 86.8 3.8 18.6 92.2 8.3 1.1 65.1 11.1 0.9 76.1
Urinary bladder 3.2 40.6 80.9 4.0 9.9 75.8 5.4 20.5 67.7 5.2 7.6 53.4
Thyroid 2.0 5.1 93.5 2.1 14.7 97.4 3.7 2.7 88.8 2.4 8.2 94.9
Female Breast     2.1 130.7 86.1     3.0 119.1 73.5
Corpus Uteri     3.3 24 86     5.7 19.2 60.8
Cervix     4.8 8.3 71.3     7.4 10.7 61.1
Ovary     7.1 14.1 42.9     10.8 10.1 38.8
Spearman's Rho   -0.38 -0.92   -0.62 -0.93   -0.31 -0.80   -0.32 -0.70
P Value   0.179 < 0.001   0.008 < 0.001   0.283 < 0.001   0.216 0.002
  1. Data source: Surveillance, Epidemiology and End Results (SEER) Program, 2000-2007.
  2. *Age-adjusted to the 2000 US standard population.
  3. Age-adjusted to the 2000 US standard population and expressed per 100,000.
  4. Relative survival, which is a net survival measure representing cancer survival in the absence of other causes of death.