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Table 4 Frequency distribution of treatment according to site of first primary cancer (Bavaria; 2002–2008; DCO cases excluded; treatments are grouped so that at least the three most frequent treatments of each cancer site are shown)

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

  Treatment
Site of first primary cancer Surg Radio Chemo Other therapy Surg + radio Surg + chemo Surg + other therapy Radio + chemo Chemo + other therapy Surg + radio + chemo Other treatment No treatment Missing Row sum
mouth, pharynx 2,844 430 78 380 1,762 82 422 1,016 28 1,192 484 219 1,391 10,328
(28%) (4%) (1%) (4%) (17%) (1%) (4%) (10%) (0%) (12%) (5%) (2%) (14%) (100%)
oesophagus 764 203 232 350 46 167 154 495 66 232 271 204 985 4,169
(18%) (5%) (6%) (8%) (1%) (4%) (4%) (12%) (2%) (6%) (7%) (5%) (24%) (100%)
stomach 6,519 51 751 160 39 1,192 249 65 92 274 234 677 3,041 13,344
(49%) (0%) (6%) (1%) (0%) (9%) (2%) (1%) (1%) (2%) (2%) (5%) (23%) (100%)
colon, rectum 29,367 223 342 567 656 7,861 2,013 623 56 3,927 1,855 783 5,189 53,462
(55%) (0%) (1%) (1%) (1%) (15%) (4%) (1%) (0%) (7%) (4%) (2%) (10%) (100%)
pancreas 1,837 40 1,430 232 39 1,134 167 159 198 185 305 393 1,946 8,065
(23%) (1%) (18%) (3%) (1%) (14%) (2%) (2%) (3%) (2%) (4%) (5%) (24%) (100%)
larynx 1,359 121 21 41 357 21 69 129 6 228 76 64 397 2,889
(47%) (4%) (1%) (1%) (12%) (1%) (2%) (5%) (0%) (8%) (3%) (2%) (14%) (100%)
bronchus, lung 4,538 1,876 4,506 579 825 1,294 226 3,072 640 957 1,588 1,428 5,617 27,146
(17%) (7%) (17%) (2%) (3%) (5%) (1%) (11%) (2%) (4%) (6%) (5%) (21%) (100%)
kidney 9,013 46 30 55 140 135 165 3 16 35 238 93 875 10,844
(83%) (0%) (0%) (1%) (1%) (1%) (2%) (0%) (0%) (0%) (2%) (1%) (8%) (100%)
urinary tract 1,119 3 7 7 41 148 29 _ 2 27 15 23 149 1,570
(71%) (0%) (0%) (0%) (3%) (9%) (2%)   (0%) (2%) (1%) (2%) (10%) (100%)
urinary bladder 13,306 13 17 16 219 1,562 467 10 4 234 172 206 2,226 18,452
(72%) (0%) (0%) (0%) (1%) (9%) (3%) (0%) (0%) (1%) (1%) (1%) (12%) (100%)
leukemia 99 84 1,743 224 5 37 5 219 633 8 188 770 2,451 6,466
(2%) (1%) (27%) (4%) (0%) (1%) (0%) (3%) (10%) (0%) (3%) (12%) (38%) (100%)
  1. surg, surgery; radio, radiotherapy; chemo, chemotherapy; further details about ‘other therapy’ are not available; other treatment, other combinations of therapies; bold type, the three most frequent treatments of each cancer site; due to rounding error, row percentages do not always add up to 100 percent.