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Table 1 Counts, percentages, and age-standardized incidence (A) and mortality (B) rates per 100,000 for adult and pediatric cancers, Trinidad and Tobago, 1995–2009

From: Cancer incidence and mortality rates and trends in Trinidad and Tobago

(A) Incidence
Cancer site
  Both sexes Men Women
ICD-10 codes Count (%) ASR(W) Rate Count (%) ASR(W) Rate Count (%) ASR(W) Rate
Bones & joints C40, C41 156 (0.8%) 0.8 95 (0.6%) 0.9 61 (0.4%) 0.6
Brain & other nervous system C70 – C72 370 (1.9%) 2.0 222 (1.5%) 2.5 148 (1.0%) 1.6
Breast C50 4685 (24.6%) 46.6 # 72 (0.5%) 0.8 4613 (31.6%) 46.6
Digestive system C15 – C26 5967 (31.3%) 30.5 3340 (22.4%) 36.0 2627 (18.0%) 25.3
 Colon C18 2023 (10.6%) 10.3 1084 (7.3%) 11.6 939 (6.4%) 9.0
 Liver C22 432 (2.3%) 2.2 242 (1.6%) 2.6 190 (1.3%) 1.8
 Pancreas C25 902 (4.7%) 4.6 489 (3.3%) 5.3 413 (2.8%) 3.9
 Rectum C20 620 (3.3%) 3.2 358 (2.4%) 3.9 262 (1.8%) 2.6
 Stomach C16 999 (5.2%) 5.0 607 (4.1%) 6.5 392 (2.7%) 3.7
 Othera C15, 17, 19, 21, 23, 24, 26 991 (5.2%) 4.2 560 (3.7%) 5.0 431 (3.0%) 3.5
Endocrine system C73 – C75 241 (1.3%) 1.2 73 (0.5%) 0.8 168 (1.2%) 1.6
Eye & orbit C69 38 (0.2%) 0.3 25 (0.2%) 0.3 13 (0.1%) 0.2
Hematologic b C42, C77 1949 (10.2%) 10.3 1062 (7.1%) 11.4 887 (6.1%) 9.1
Oral cavity & pharynx C00 – C14 744 (3.9%) 3.9 532 (3.6%) 5.8 212 (1.5%) 2.1
Reproductive system C51 – C63 6233 (41.7%) 65.7 4221 (29.0%) 42.9
 Penis C60 87 (0.6%) 0.8
 Prostate C61 6064 (40.6%) 64.0
 Testis C62 79 (0.5%) 0.7
 Other male genitals C63 3 (0.0%) 0.0
 Cervix uteri C53 1812 (12.4%) 18.1
 Corpus uteri C54 1275 (8.7%) 13.4
 Ovary C56 885 (6.1%) 8.9
 Vagina C52 81 (0.6%) 0.6
 Vulva C51 59 (0.4%) 0.6
 Other female genitals C55, C58, C63 109 (0.7%) 0.8
Respiratory system C30 – C34, C37– C39 2408 (12.6%) 12.5 1907 (12.8%) 20.7 501 (3.4%) 4.9
 Larynx C32 343 (1.8%) 1.8 321 (2.1%) 3.5 22 (0.2%) 0.2
 Lung bronchus C34 1857 (9.7%) 9.7 1460 (9.8%) 15.9 397 (2.7%) 3.9
 Otherc C30, 31, 33, 37, 38 208 (1.1%) 0.9 126 (0.8%) 1.2 82 (0.6%) 0.7
Skin (excluding basal & squamous) C44 398 (2.1%) 2.0 234 (1.6%) 2.5 164 (1.1%) 1.6
Soft tissue (including heart) C47 – C49 274 (1.4%) 1.4 151 (1.0%) 1.6 123 (0.8%) 1.3
Urinary system C64 – C68 682 (3.6%) 3.6 443 (3.0%) 4.9 239 (1.6%) 2.5
Ill-defined & unknown C76, C80 1146 (6.0%) 5.9 547 (3.7%) 5.9 599 (4.1%) 5.9
TOTAL d   19,058 98.5 14,936 159.7 14,576 146.3
(B) Mortality
Cancer site
  Overall Men Women
ICD-10 codes Count (%) ASR(W) Rate Count (%) ASR(W) Rate Count (%) ASR(W) Rate
Bones & joints C40, C41 92 (0.8%) 0.5 56 (0.6%) 0.5 36 (0.4%) 0.4
Brain & other nervous system C70 – C72 206 (1.1%) 1.1 117 (1.2%) 1.3 89 (1.1%) 0.9
Breast C50 1990 (16.5%) 19.2 # 35 (0.4%) 0.4 1955 (23.5%) 19.2
Digestive system C15 – C26 4459 (36.9%) 22.4 2502 (25.3%) 26.7 1957 (23.5%) 18.4
 Colon C18 1331 (11.0%) 6.6 719 (7.3%) 7.6 612 (7.4%) 5.7
 Liver C22 400 (3.3%) 2.0 223 (2.3%) 2.4 177 (2.1%) 1.6
 Pancreas C25 796 (6.6%) 4.0 436 (4.4%) 4.7 360 (4.3%) 3.4
 Rectum C20 338 (2.8%) 1.7 199 (2.0%) 2.1 139 (1.7%) 1.3
 Stomach C16 841 (7.0%) 4.2 503 (5.1%) 5.3 338 (4.1%) 3.2
 Othera C15, 17, 19, 21, 23, 24, 26 753 (6.2%) 3.8 422 (4.3%) 4.5 331 (4.0%) 3.2
Endocrine system C73 – C75 125 (1.0%) 0.6 42 (0.4%) 0.5 83 (1.0%) 0.8
Eye & orbit C69 11 (0.1%) 0.1 6 (0.1%) 0.1 5 (0.1%) 0.1
Hematologic b C42, C77 1407 (11.6%) 7.3 769 (7.8%) 8.2 638 (7.7%) 6.5
Oral cavity & pharynx C00 – C14 446 (3.7%) 2.3 330 (3.3%) 3.6 116 (1.4%) 1.2
Reproductive system C51 – C63 3772 (38.1%) 38.2 2356 (28.3%) 23.5
 Penis C60 37 (0.4%) 0.4
 Prostate C61 3704 (37.4%) 37.5
 Testis C62 29 (0.3%) 0.3
 Other male genitals C63 2 (0.0%) 0.0
 Cervix uteri C53 974 (11.7%) 9.7
 Corpus uteri C54 632 (7.6%) 6.4
 Ovary C56 582 (7.0%) 5.8
 Vagina C52 42 (0.5%) 0.4
 Vulva C51 38 (0.5%) 0.4
 Other female genitals C55, C58, C63 87 (1.0%) 0.8
Respiratory system C30 – C34, C37– C39 1777 (14.7%) 9.2 1409 (14.2%) 15.2 368 (4.4%) 3.6
 Larynx C32 184 (1.5%) 0.9 174 (1.8%) 1.8 10 (0.1%) 0.1
 Lung bronchus C34 1477 (12.2%) 7.7 1162 (11.7%) 12.7 315 (3.8%) 3.1
 Otherc C30, 31, 33, 37, 38 116 (1.0%) 0.6 73 (0.7%) 0.7 43 (0.5%) 0.4
Skin (excluding basal & squamous) C44 141 (1.2%) 0.7 83 (0.8%) 0.9 58 (0.7%) 0.5
Soft tissue (including heart) C47 – C49 140 (1.2%) 0.8 83 (0.8%) 0.9 57 (0.7%) 0.6
Urinary system C64 – C68 419 (3.5%) 2.1 276 (2.8%) 3.0 143 (1.7%) 1.4
Ill defined & unknown C76, C80 875 (7.2%) 4.4 416 (4.2%) 4.4 459 (5.5%) 4.4
TOTAL d   12,088 61.5 9896 103.8 8320 81.5
  1. NOTE: Percentages may not sum to 100% due to rounding. Information refering to major organ systems are bolded
  2. aAnus, anal canal, bile tract, esophagus, gall bladder, gastrointestinal, rectosigmoid junction, small intestine
  3. bMyeloma, lymphoma, leukemia
  4. cAccessory sinus, ear/nose, heart, pleura, respiratory tract, thymus, trachea
  5. dExcludes genital cancer