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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

Why Is This Important?

Many cancers are preventable and screening is effective in identifying some types of cancers in early, often highly treatable stages.

How Are We Doing?

New Jersey's overall cancer incidence rate continues to decline. The rate is highest among Whites followed by Blacks and Hispanics with significant differences between the rate for each racial/ethnic group. Rates by site are higher among males than females for lung and bronchus, colon and rectum, melanoma of the skin, and non-Hodgkin lymphoma. Rates by county range from a low of 350.6 in Hudson to a high of 529.8 in Cape May.

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.

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 has many programs and services [https://nj.gov/health/ces/public/ for the public], such as the [https://www.nj.gov/health/ces/public/resources/njceed.shtml New Jersey Cancer Education and Early Detection (NJCEED) Program].


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Data Tables


Invasive Cancer Incidence Rates, New Jersey and the United States, 2000-2020*

US/NJYearRate per 100,000 Standardized PopulationLower LimitUpper LimitNumer- ator
Record Count: 41
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
US2013453.4452.7454.11,641,021
US2014450.3449.6451.01,664,531
US2015456.5455.8457.21,706,263
US2016453.4452.8454.11,728,412
US2017451.3450.6452.01,746,287
US2018445.5444.8446.11,765,893
US2019438.0437.4438.71,769,283
NJ2000529.8525.0534.746,452
NJ2001550.9546.0555.848,753
NJ2002540.0535.1544.848,390
NJ2003514.4509.7519.146,630
NJ2004514.0509.4518.747,022
NJ2005513.4508.7518.047,336
NJ2006525.2520.5529.948,883
NJ2007526.0521.3530.749,594
NJ2008516.9512.3521.649,478
NJ2009516.2511.6520.850,128
NJ2010503.0498.6507.549,649
NJ2011506.8502.3511.350,671
NJ2012493.4489.1497.950,207
NJ2013496.5492.1500.951,277
NJ2014487.7483.4492.051,151
NJ2015493.9489.6498.352,585
NJ2016491.6487.3495.952,944
NJ2017492.9488.6497.154,010
NJ2018490.6486.4494.854,392
NJ2019492.1488.0496.455,241
NJ2020442.1438.1446.150,201

Data Notes

US Data: All rates are per 100,000 age-adjusted to the 2000 U.S. Standard Population. Data released June 2022. Based on the December 2021 NAACCR Call For Data Submission. 2020 US cancer incidence data unavailable. NJ Data: Rates are per 100,000 and age-adjusted to the 2000 US Std Population (19 age groups - Census P25-1130) standard; Confidence intervals (Tiwari mod) are 95% for rates. Data Source: NJ State Cancer Registry SEER*Stat Database: February 17, 2023 analytic file. Created on 3/23/23. *NJ 2020 data is considered preliminary and should not be used in trend analyses; an approximate 10% decrease in the number of cancer cases diagnosed in 2020 compared to 2019, is partly due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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, 2000-2020*

Race/EthnicityYearRate per 100,000 Standardized PopulationLower LimitUpper LimitNumer- ator
Record Count: 84
White2000538.1532.9543.440,305
White2001561.4556.0566.842,225
White2002550.3545.0555.641,746
White2003523.1518.0528.339,928
White2004525.4520.3530.640,280
White2005526.9521.7532.140,501
White2006542.8537.5548.041,891
White2007544.2539.0549.542,356
White2008535.8530.6541.042,172
White2009533.9528.7539.142,383
White2010518.4513.4523.541,691
White2011524.0518.9529.142,392
White2012513.7508.7518.742,137
White2013513.6508.6518.642,594
White2014506.4501.4511.342,455
White2015510.9505.9515.843,206
White2016509.6504.7514.643,388
White2017510.9506.0515.844,114
White2018507.6502.7512.544,168
White2019508.8503.9513.744,601
White2020451.8447.2456.439,992
Black2000549.1533.7564.95,048
Black2001561.3545.8577.15,285
Black2002552.9537.6568.45,296
Black2003532.8518.0547.85,263
Black2004520.3505.9535.05,231
Black2005513.8499.6528.25,301
Black2006502.3488.5516.55,277
Black2007505.5491.8519.55,442
Black2008495.2481.7509.05,414
Black2009508.4495.0522.15,751
Black2010493.4480.3506.75,699
Black2011475.6462.9488.55,669
Black2012466.3454.0478.95,705
Black2013460.6448.5472.95,804
Black2014455.1443.2467.25,876
Black2015472.2460.3484.36,277
Black2016469.3457.5481.36,350
Black2017455.1443.7466.86,294
Black2018450.3439.1461.86,362
Black2019453.0441.9464.36,562
Black2020416.5405.9427.36,111
Hispanic2000456.9438.5475.82,826
Hispanic2001455.2437.4473.43,015
Hispanic2002461.2443.7479.13,175
Hispanic2003450.5433.6467.73,232
Hispanic2004479.7462.6497.13,559
Hispanic2005440.2424.5456.33,518
Hispanic2006432.1416.9447.63,606
Hispanic2007407.3393.1421.93,600
Hispanic2008417.5403.4432.03,848
Hispanic2009404.8391.3418.63,949
Hispanic2010402.6389.5416.14,096
Hispanic2011405.0392.2418.04,363
Hispanic2012406.5394.0419.14,592
Hispanic2013411.3399.1423.84,829
Hispanic2014398.9387.2410.84,927
Hispanic2015405.4394.0417.15,244
Hispanic2016405.5394.4417.05,475
Hispanic2017393.8383.0404.75,562
Hispanic2018390.3379.8401.05,673
Hispanic2019392.3382.1402.85,971
Hispanic2020345.1335.7354.75,447
Asian/PI2000299.6278.6321.71,008
Asian/PI2001313.0291.8335.21,097
Asian/PI2002305.9286.3326.31,180
Asian/PI2003300.2281.4319.81,236
Asian/PI2004289.4272.0307.71,301
Asian/PI2005281.7265.1299.01,359
Asian/PI2006299.6282.9317.01,504
Asian/PI2007291.5275.6308.11,561
Asian/PI2008292.0276.7307.91,666
Asian/PI2009279.8265.3294.71,705
Asian/PI2010297.4282.8312.61,864
Asian/PI2011298.6284.6313.02,007
Asian/PI2012271.7258.7285.01,904
Asian/PI2013294.4281.4307.82,173
Asian/PI2014273.7261.6286.22,123
Asian/PI2015291.5279.4304.02,366
Asian/PI2016290.4278.8302.52,483
Asian/PI2017297.5286.0309.42,650
Asian/PI2018300.0288.6311.62,752
Asian/PI2019297.8286.7309.12,842
Asian/PI2020262.7252.5273.22,573

Data Notes

Data for White, Black, and Asian/Pacific Islander do not include Hispanics. Hispanic ethnicity includes persons of any race. Rates are per 100,000 and age-adjusted to the 2000 US Std Population (19 age groups - Census P25-1130) standard; Confidence intervals (Tiwari mod) are 95% for rates. Data Source: NJ State Cancer Registry SEER*Stat Database: February 17, 2023 analytic file. Created on 3/23/23. *NJ 2020 data is considered preliminary and should not be used in trend analyses; an approximate 10% decrease in the number of cancer cases diagnosed in 2020 compared to 2019, is partly due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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, 2020*

Race/EthnicityRate per 100,000 Standardized PopulationLower LimitUpper LimitNumer- ator
Record Count: 6
White451.8447.2456.439,992
Black416.5405.9427.36,111
Hispanic262.7252.5273.22,573
Asian345.1335.7354.75,447
New Jersey442.1438.1446.150,201
United States438.0437.4438.71,769,283

Data Notes

Data for White, Black, and Asian/Pacific Islander do not include Hispanics. Hispanic ethnicity includes persons of any race. Asian includes NHOPI. Rates are per 100,000 and age-adjusted to the 2000 US Std Population (19 age groups - Census P25-1130) standard; Confidence intervals (Tiwari mod) are 95% for rates. Data Source: NJ State Cancer Registry SEER*Stat Database: February 17, 2023 analytic file. Created on 3/23/23. *NJ 2020 data is considered preliminary and should not be used in trend analyses; an approximate 10% decrease in the number of cancer cases diagnosed in 2020 compared to 2019, is partly due to the COVID-19 pandemic. US data are for 2019.

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, 2016-2020*

Cancer SiteRate per 100,000 Standardized Male PopulationLower LimitUpper LimitNumer- ator
Record Count: 6
Prostate143.2141.8144.738,891
Lung and Bronchus55.954.956.813,888
Colon and Rectum44.043.244.910,940
Urinary Bladder37.837.038.69,181
Melanoma of the Skin27.126.527.86,700
Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma25.925.326.66,325

Data Notes

Rates are per 100,000 and age-adjusted to the 2000 US Std Population (19 age groups - Census P25-1130) standard; Confidence intervals (Tiwari mod) are 95% for rates. Data Source: NJ State Cancer Registry SEER*Stat Database: February 17, 2023 analytic file. Created on 3/23/23. *NJ 2020 data is considered preliminary and should not be used in trend analyses; an approximate 10% decrease in the number of cancer cases diagnosed in 2020 compared to 2019, is partly due to the COVID-19 pandemic. ICD-O codes for site-specific cancers: *Prostate: C61.9 *Lung and Bronchus: C34.0-C34.9 *Colon and Rectum: C18.0-C20.9 *Urinary Bladder: C67.0-C67.9 *Melanoma of the Skin: C44.0-C44.9 *Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma: C77.0-C77.9 plus other organs

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, 2016-2020*

Cancer SiteRate per 100,000 Standardized Female PopulationLower LimitUpper LimitNumer- ator
Record Count: 7
Breast137.0135.6138.439,256
Lung and Bronchus48.347.549.015,344
Colon and Rectum34.433.735.110,399
Corpus Uteri30.429.831.09,387
Thyroid25.624.926.26,183
Melanoma of the Skin16.616.117.14,772
Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma17.517.118.05,277

Data Notes

Rates are per 100,000 and age-adjusted to the 2000 US Std Population (19 age groups - Census P25-1130) standard; Confidence intervals (Tiwari mod) are 95% for rates. Data Source: NJ State Cancer Registry SEER*Stat Database: February 17, 2023 analytic file. Created on 3/23/23. *NJ 2020 data is considered preliminary and should not be used in trend analyses; an approximate 10% decrease in the number of cancer cases diagnosed in 2020 compared to 2019, is partly due to the COVID-19 pandemic. ICD-O codes for site-specific cancers: *Breast: C50.0-C50.9 *Lung and Bronchus: C34.0-C34.9 *Colorectal: C18.0-C20.9 *Corpus Uteri: C54.0-C54.9 *Thyroid: C73.9 *Melanoma of the Skin: C44.0-C44.9 *Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma: C77.0-C77.9 plus other organs

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, 2020*

CountyRate per 100,000 Standardized PopulationLower LimitUpper LimitNumer- ator
Record Count: 23
Atlantic461.2438.5484.81,704
Bergen420.7409.0432.65,228
Burlington471.7454.0490.02,838
Camden473.2455.9491.02,980
Cape May529.8490.9571.5869
Cumberland458.3426.7491.8807
Essex410.5397.2424.23,715
Gloucester486.8464.0510.61,812
Hudson350.6336.5365.22,405
Hunterdon429.4398.1462.7786
Mercer453.6433.8474.22,054
Middlesex420.7407.9433.94,231
Monmouth478.8463.6494.44,113
Morris433.0416.9449.62,884
Ocean494.2479.0509.94,593
Passaic433.0415.9450.52,545
Salem435.7391.2484.2381
Somerset425.6405.8446.21,832
Sussex503.9471.1538.5977
Union416.6400.9432.92,744
Warren470.1434.3508.4703
New Jersey442.1438.1446.150,201
United States438.0437.4438.71,769,283

Data Notes

Rates are per 100,000 and age-adjusted to the 2000 US Std Population (19 age groups - Census P25-1130) standard; Confidence intervals (Tiwari mod) are 95% for rates. Data Source: NJ State Cancer Registry SEER*Stat Database: February 17, 2023 analytic file. Created on 3/23/23. *NJ 2020 data is considered preliminary and should not be used in trend analyses; an approximate 10% decrease in the number of cancer cases diagnosed in 2020 compared to 2019, is partly due to the COVID-19 pandemic. US data are for 2019.

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

NJDOH Cancer Programs: [https://www.nj.gov/health/ces/] CDC Cancer Prevention and Control: [https://www.cdc.gov/cancer/] National Cancer Institute: [https://www.cancer.gov/]

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