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Table 2 Breakdown of the five-year prevalence changes (2002 and 2008) according to the main factors: aging and population increase

From: Total and partial cancer prevalence in the adult French population in 2008

  Men Women
Cancer site Cases in 2002 Cases in 2008 Net change (%) Aging-related change (%) Population-increase-related change (%) Overall change (%) Cases in 2002 Cases in 2008 Net change (%) Aging-related change (%) Population-increase-related change (%) Overall change (%)
Lip, oral cavity, pharynx 27600 25470 −16.7 5.8 3.5 −7.3 6920 8745 15.5 6.0 5.1 26.5
Esophagus 5800 5655 −11.7 6.3 3.8 −1.6 940 1470 43.7 7.9 6.3 58.0
Stomach 7680 7448 −14.4 8.3 3.7 −2.4 4870 4155 −23.9 6.3 3.4 −14.2
Colon-rectum 59280 64297 −3.3 7.8 4.1 8.7 49690 56567 2.8 6.7 4.6 14.1
Liver 4960 7359 39.8 5.4 5.8 50.9 1220 1795 40.2 3.3 6.0 49.4
Pancreas 2370 3592 42.1 5.6 5.9 53.6 2540 3534 30.9 4.6 5.6 41.2
Larynx 10430 10684 −6.9 5.5 3.9 2.6 1150 1542 21.7 6.7 5.3 33.7
Lung 31830 35690 3.0 5.7 4.3 13.0 8100 13147 53.5 3.6 6.5 63.6
Skin melanoma 11750 17893 42.2 4.2 5.8 52.2 16420 22219 26.7 3.2 5.4 35.3
Breast        183780 219756 10.2 4.6 4.8 19.6
Cervix uteri        12600 12374 −6.1 0.6 3.9 −1.6
Corpus uteri        21830 24758 3.3 5.8 4.5 13.6
Ovary        12540 12858 −5.9 4.4 4.1 2.6
Prostate 153380 265359 59.2 7.4 6.6 73.2       
Bladder 23120 26344 1.2 8.8 4.4 14.3 4430 5205 6.5 6.7 4.7 17.9
Kidney 16020 21372 21.7 6.4 5.1 33.2 8570 10957 18.3 4.4 5.1 27.8
Thyroid 4890 7378 42.1 2.5 5.7 50.3 18040 23795 25.0 1.6 5.3 31.8
Non-Hodgkin lymphoma 12050 18912 46.4 5.3 6.0 57.8 11290 16006 32.1 4.3 5.7 42.1
Hodgkin disease 2970 4122 32.6 −1.6 5.2 36.2 2730 3642 30.7 −1.5 5.4 34.6
Multiple myeloma 5640 8175 32.2 7.7 5.6 45.4 5280 7151 24.5 5.9 5.4 35.9
All cancers 424680 583576 25.9 6.5 5.3 37.7 406900 490324 11.3 4.6 4.8 20.8
  1. Testis cancer prevalence was not estimated in 2002 - Acute and chronic lymphocytic leukemias were not distinguished in 2002 - Brain and other CNS cancer definitions were not the same in 2002 and in 2008.