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Table 1 Patient characteristics (number of persons, total person-years at risk of subsequent primary cancer, median age at diagnosis of first primary cancer, and median person-years at risk of subsequent primary cancer according to site of first tobacco-related primary cancer and sex; Bavaria; 2002 – 2008)

From: Risk of tobacco-related multiple primary cancers in Bavaria, Germany

  Men Women
Site of first primary cancer n Median age Sum PY Median PY n Median age Sum PY Median PY
mouth and pharynx 8,579 60 17,901 1.4 2,673 64 5,942 1.7
oesophagus 4,084 65 4,759 0.6 959 70 983 0.5
stomach 9,613 72 12,593 0.6 7,896 78 9,810 0.5
colon and rectum 34,663 70 74,122 1.7 29,262 75 58,642 1.4
pancreas 6,961 70 4,183 0.3 7,364 76 3,992 0.2
larynx 2,916 64 6,989 1.9 356 63 829 1.8
bronchus and lung 25,733 69 22,923 0.3 11,087 68 11,301 0.5
kidney 7,760 67 17,985 1.8 5,192 72 11,581 1.8
urinary tract 1,135 73 1,923 1.0 795 76 1,429 1.2
urinary bladder 14,726 72 35,950 2.0 5,654 76 12,241 1.5
leukemia 5,461 69 9,116 0.8 4,648 74 6,565 0.3
all cancer sites combined 121,631 69 208,444 1.0 75,886 74 123,315 0.8
  1. n, number of persons; median age, median age at diagnosis of first primary cancer; PY, person-years at risk of subsequent primary cancer; sum PY, total person-years at risk of subsequent primary cancer; median PY, median person-years at risk of subsequent primary cancer.