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Complete Health Indicator Report of Incidence of All Invasive Cancers

Definition

The age-adjusted rate of invasive cancer per 100,000 population. ICD-O codes: C00-C97

Numerator

Number of persons with invasive cancer

Denominator

Total number of persons in the population

Data Interpretation Issues

ICD-O codes for site-specific cancers: *Breast: C50.0-C50.9 *Prostate: C61.9 *Colorectal: C18.0-C20.9 *Lung and Bronchus: C34.0-C34.9 *Melanoma of the Skin: C44.0-C44.9 *Urinary Bladder: C67.0-C67.9 *Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma: C77.0-C77.9 plus other organs *Corpus Uteri: C54.0-C54.9 *Thyroid: C73.9

Why Is This Important?

In New Jersey, approximately 25,500 men and 26,000 women were diagnosed with any type of invasive cancer in 2016. The risk of developing cancer can be reduced with healthy lifestyle choices like avoiding tobacco, limiting alcohol use, protecting your skin from the sun and avoiding indoor tanning, eating a diet rich in fruits and vegetables, keeping a healthy weight, and being physically active.[https://www.cdc.gov/cancer/dcpc/prevention/index.htm ^1^]

How Are We Doing?

Over the years, the age-adjusted incidence rate due to invasive cancer has continued to decline for NJ males but has remained fairly steady for NJ females. In the total NJ population and among each racial/ethnic group, males have higher incidence rates compared to females. The age-adjusted incidence rate of total invasive cancer among NJ Black males, which has historically ranked highest for decades, is now trending below White males in recent years. For recent years, county incidence rates range from a low of 389 per 100,000 population in Hudson County to a high of 544 per 100,000 population in Gloucester County.

How Do We Compare With the U.S.?

The New Jersey age-adjusted incidence rate due to invasive cancer has been consistently higher than that of the US for many years, But starting in 2008, the New Jersey and U.S. rates both began a steady decline.

What Is Being Done?

A [https://www.cdc.gov/cancer/ncccp/ccc_plans.htm Comprehensive Cancer Control Plan] was developed by the Task Force on Cancer Prevention, Early Detection and Treatment in New Jersey which aims to reduce the incidence, illness, and deaths due to cancer among New Jersey residents.

Available Services

The New Jersey Department of Health (NJDOH) has many programs and partnerships related to cancer resources, cancer information and cancer prevention. [https://www.nj.gov/health/ces/public/] [https://www.nj.gov/health/ces/public/resources/njceed.shtml New Jersey Cancer Education and Early Detection Program] (NJCEED) provides breast, cervical, colorectal and prostate cancer education, outreach, screenings, case management and follow-up services to low-income, uninsured and underinsured residents of the state. Interactive New Jersey cancer incidence and mortality mapping, as well as numerous publications, are available through the NJDOH website for cancer statistics and mapping: [https://www.nj.gov/health/ces/].


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Data Tables


Invasive Cancer Incidence Rates, New Jersey and the United States, 2000-2016

US/NJYearRate per 100,000 Standardized PopulationLower LimitUpper LimitNumer- ator
Record Count: 34
US2000483.4
US2001487.0
US2002483.0
US2003468.8
US2004470.6
US2005466.6
US2006469.0
US2007475.7
US2008470.2
US2009467.1
US2010456.2
US2011464.6463.9465.31,571,674
US2012452.0451.3452.71,562,344
US2013448.4447.7449.11,582,626
US2014443.5442.8444.21,598,657
US2015438.0437.4438.71,611,707
US2016435.1434.4435.81,658,753
NJ2000529.6524.8534.446,429
NJ2001550.5545.6555.448,718
NJ2002539.7534.9544.548,367
NJ2003514.1509.5518.846,606
NJ2004513.0508.3517.746,930
NJ2005512.0507.4516.747,210
NJ2006523.7519.1528.448,752
NJ2007524.1519.4528.849,414
NJ2008515.1510.5519.749,303
NJ2009513.1508.6517.749,832
NJ2010499.4495.0503.949,307
NJ2011502.1497.6506.650,262
NJ2012489.0484.6493.449,881
NJ2013490.0485.7494.450,813
NJ2014479.9475.6484.150,597
NJ2015482.8478.6487.151,761
NJ2016474.5470.4478.851,487

Data Notes

Confidence intervals and case counts not available for 2000-2010 US data.

Data Source

New Jersey State Cancer Registry, Cancer Epidemiology Services, New Jersey Department of Health, [https://www.nj.gov/health/ces/reporting-entities/njscr/]


Invasive Cancer Incidence Rates, by Race/Ethnicity, New Jersey, 2000-2016

Race/EthnicityYearRate per 100,000 Standardized PopulationLower LimitUpper LimitNumer- ator
Record Count: 68
White2000538.2532.9543.540,309
White2001560.6555.3566.042,173
White2002549.8544.5555.141,711
White2003522.5517.4527.739,886
White2004524.2519.1529.440,193
White2005525.3520.1530.540,381
White2006540.5535.3545.741,724
White2007541.8536.5547.042,168
White2008533.2528.1538.441,975
White2009530.1525.0535.342,086
White2010513.3508.3518.441,289
White2011515.5510.5520.641,756
White2012506.6501.6511.641,635
White2013500.9496.0505.841,679
White2014492.2487.4497.141,440
White2015492.5487.7497.441,864
White2016484.7479.9489.541,448
Black2000548.0532.5563.85,035
Black2001561.0545.6576.85,284
Black2002551.4536.2566.95,280
Black2003531.9517.2546.95,252
Black2004519.3504.9534.05,220
Black2005511.9497.8526.45,279
Black2006500.9487.0515.05,259
Black2007501.5487.9515.55,392
Black2008493.0479.5506.85,386
Black2009502.9489.6516.55,688
Black2010487.6474.6500.95,628
Black2011467.7455.2480.55,575
Black2012459.5447.3472.05,628
Black2013447.6435.7459.85,653
Black2014440.1428.5452.05,707
Black2015452.9441.3464.86,048
Black2016443.5432.0455.16,029
Hispanic2000452.2433.9471.02,798
Hispanic2001450.3432.6468.42,979
Hispanic2002458.5441.1476.43,156
Hispanic2003445.5428.7462.63,200
Hispanic2004474.7457.7492.13,513
Hispanic2005436.6421.0452.73,485
Hispanic2006426.8411.7442.33,556
Hispanic2007402.7388.5417.23,563
Hispanic2008413.6399.6428.03,809
Hispanic2009399.4386.0413.13,892
Hispanic2010396.3383.3409.64,037
Hispanic2011399.9387.2412.84,317
Hispanic2012399.6387.3412.14,551
Hispanic2013402.2390.1414.44,765
Hispanic2014386.2374.8397.84,842
Hispanic2015388.4377.3399.85,111
Hispanic2016383.5372.7394.55,279
Asian/PI2000298.7277.7320.81,000
Asian/PI2001312.2291.1334.41,091
Asian/PI2002303.0283.5323.41,165
Asian/PI2003298.8280.0318.51,225
Asian/PI2004287.4270.0305.61,289
Asian/PI2005281.8265.2299.11,358
Asian/PI2006298.4281.7315.71,495
Asian/PI2007288.1272.3304.51,542
Asian/PI2008289.5274.2305.31,649
Asian/PI2009275.8261.4290.71,674
Asian/PI2010292.0277.5307.01,830
Asian/PI2011291.0277.2305.21,963
Asian/PI2012260.8248.2273.91,853
Asian/PI2013278.2265.7291.12,083
Asian/PI2014256.4244.8268.32,040
Asian/PI2015271.3259.8283.22,270
Asian/PI2016266.9255.9278.32,354

Data Notes

Data for White, Black, and Asian/Pacific Islander do not include Hispanics. Hispanic ethnicity includes persons of any race.

Data Source

New Jersey State Cancer Registry, Cancer Epidemiology Services, New Jersey Department of Health, [https://www.nj.gov/health/ces/reporting-entities/njscr/]


Invasive Cancer Incidence Rates by Race/Ethnicity, New Jersey, 2016

Race/EthnicityRate per 100,000 Standardized PopulationLower LimitUpper LimitNumer- ator
Record Count: 6
White484.7479.9489.541,448
Black443.5432.0455.16,029
Hispanic383.5372.7394.55,279
Asian266.9255.9278.32,354
New Jersey474.5470.4478.851,487
United States435.1434.4435.81,658,753

Data Source

New Jersey State Cancer Registry, Cancer Epidemiology Services, New Jersey Department of Health, [https://www.nj.gov/health/ces/reporting-entities/njscr/]


Invasive Cancer Incidence Rates among Males, by Site, New Jersey, 2012-2016

Cancer SiteRate per 100,000 Standardized Male PopulationLower LimitUpper Limit
Record Count: 6
Prostate129.6128.1131.0
Lung and Bronchus62.261.263.3
Colon and Rectum47.246.348.1
Urinary Bladder40.739.841.5
Melanoma of the Skin28.327.629.0
Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma26.125.426.8

Data Source

New Jersey State Cancer Registry, Cancer Epidemiology Services, New Jersey Department of Health, [https://www.nj.gov/health/ces/reporting-entities/njscr/]


Invasive Cancer Incidence Rates among Females, by Site, New Jersey, 2012-2016

Cancer SiteRate per 100,000 Standardized Female PopulationLower LimitUpper Limit
Record Count: 7
Breast134.2132.8135.6
Lung and Bronchus52.051.252.9
Colon and Rectum36.335.637.0
Corpus Uteri30.229.630.8
Thyroid28.327.629.0
Melanoma of the Skin17.416.917.9
Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma18.017.518.5

Data Source

New Jersey State Cancer Registry, Cancer Epidemiology Services, New Jersey Department of Health, [https://www.nj.gov/health/ces/reporting-entities/njscr/]


Invasive Cancer Incidence Rates by County, New Jersey, 2016

CountyRate per 100,000 Standardized PopulationLower LimitUpper LimitNumer- ator
Record Count: 23
Atlantic477.1453.7501.51,657
Bergen460.9448.6473.55,557
Burlington522.0502.9541.72,962
Camden505.3487.1524.13,054
Cape May530.6492.5571.4841
Cumberland517.7484.0553.1909
Essex440.5426.4455.03,830
Gloucester544.3519.4570.21,898
Hudson388.9373.9404.42,606
Hunterdon478.4444.1515.0810
Mercer503.4482.0525.62,176
Middlesex450.8437.2464.84,298
Monmouth512.8496.6529.34,122
Morris500.3482.5518.63,151
Ocean507.2491.4523.44,421
Passaic450.9433.3469.12,564
Salem529.5479.9583.1447
Somerset434.7414.1456.11,770
Sussex519.2485.4554.9970
Union436.0419.5452.92,763
Warren473.1437.0511.6681
New Jersey474.5470.4478.851,487
United States435.1434.4435.81,658,753

Data Source

New Jersey State Cancer Registry, Cancer Epidemiology Services, New Jersey Department of Health, [https://www.nj.gov/health/ces/reporting-entities/njscr/]

References and Community Resources

1. How to Prevent Cancer or Find It Early: [https://www.cdc.gov/cancer/dcpc/prevention/index.htm] CDC Cancer Prevention and Control: [https://www.cdc.gov/cancer/] National Cancer Institute: [https://www.cancer.gov/] American Cancer Society: [https://www.cancer.org/]

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