Table 3.

Incidence rates and male-to-female IRRs by cancer site and histology, 1975 to 2004

SiteCancer incidence per 100,000 man/woman-years
Male-to-female IRR
1975-1984
1985-1994
1995-2004
1975-2004
1975-19841985-19941995-20041975-2004
MaleFemaleMaleFemaleMaleFemaleMaleFemale
Lip
    SCC4.390.382.930.371.850.362.890.3711.687.955.197.88
Tonsil
    SCC1.750.721.840.662.120.531.940.632.432.804.013.08
Hypopharynx
    SCC2.080.522.010.461.370.331.780.433.984.354.174.16
Esophagus
    SCC4.931.684.211.642.861.273.881.512.932.572.252.57
    Adenocarcinoma1.090.172.660.334.570.592.990.396.257.967.697.64
Stomach
    Adenocarcinoma14.276.1612.985.4410.394.5312.295.282.322.392.302.33
Colon
    Adenocarcinoma46.9837.2249.3136.5942.3033.1945.8335.461.261.351.271.29
Rectum and rectosigmoid junction
    Adenocarcinoma22.3713.6020.8011.8717.6010.1819.9411.701.641.751.731.70
Anus, anal canal, and anorectum
    SCC0.470.760.570.910.891.140.680.970.620.630.780.70
Liver and Intrahepatic bile duct
    HCC2.920.854.151.206.481.824.751.343.443.463.563.55
    Intrahepatic bile duct0.220.150.750.460.940.620.690.441.531.621.511.56
Gallbladder
    Adenocarcinoma1.021.870.781.510.711.170.811.470.550.520.610.56
Pancreas
    Adenocarcinoma8.876.208.806.628.996.868.916.591.431.331.311.35
Larynx
    SCC9.491.578.771.746.671.438.171.576.065.044.655.21
Lung and bronchus
    SCC32.516.1528.348.2019.317.7426.027.445.293.462.503.50
    Adenocarcinoma21.2711.1526.1216.7124.6018.7324.2115.841.911.561.311.53
    Small cell14.126.1014.879.3611.579.1913.398.352.311.591.261.60
    Large cell6.392.217.993.734.052.306.002.742.892.141.762.19
Skin excluding basal and squamous
    Melanoma11.129.3417.1612.1323.2015.5217.9412.671.191.421.491.42
Breast
    Adenocarcinoma0.8999.241.01125.791.12131.411.02120.30.010.010.010.01
Retroperitoneum
    Soft-tissue and sarcoma0.410.360.390.360.360.340.390.351.141.091.061.09
Kidney and renal pelvis
    Adenocarcinoma9.103.9412.055.6914.487.0912.185.722.312.122.042.13
Urinary bladder
    Transitional cell carcinoma32.518.0535.798.6635.778.9234.918.574.044.134.014.07
Ureter
    Transitional cell carcinoma1.010.390.880.350.810.340.890.362.592.542.392.50
Thyroid
    Papillary1.954.792.256.123.289.942.587.230.410.370.330.36
  • NOTE: SEER*Stat Database: Incidence-SEER-9 Registries Limited-Use, November 2007 Submission (1973-2005). Rates are per 100,000 and age-adjusted to the 2000 U.S. standard population (19-age groups; Census P25-1130).