Colorectal Cancer In New Jersey
1979-1997

Table 42
Distal Colon Cancer Stage At Diagnosis
White Females, New Jersey - 1979-1997*

YEAR STAGE AT DIAGNOSIS
TOTAL in situ LOCALIZED REGIONAL DISTANT UNKNOWN
Number Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent
1979 1168 21 1.8 325 27.8 28 2.4 27 2.3 767 65.7
1980 1164 19 1.6 317 27.2 59 5.1 51 4.4 718 61.7
1981 1198 28 2.3 339 28.3 151 12.6 74 6.2 606 50.6
1982 1109 39 3.5 289 26.1 191 17.2 98 8.8 492 44.4
1983 1103 50 4.5 352 31.9 199 18.0 140 12.7 362 32.8
1984 1098 52 4.7 314 28.6 297 27.0 179 16.3 256 23.3
1985 1054 68 6.5 279 26.5 321 30.5 189 17.9 197 18.7
1986 977 71 7.3 283 29.0 277 28.4 163 16.7 183 18.7
1987 973 76 7.8 274 28.2 285 29.3 177 18.2 161 16.5
1988 1071 65 6.1 305 28.5 305 28.5 194 18.1 202 18.9
1989 1073 97 9.0 302 28.1 295 27.5 173 16.1 206 19.2
1990 1032 97 9.4 291 28.2 288 27.9 163 15.8 193 18.7
1991 1046 84 8.0 276 26.4 320 30.6 163 15.6 203 19.4
1992 973 87 8.9 274 28.2 282 29.0 144 14.8 186 19.1
1993 898 74 8.2 243 27.1 251 28.0 141 15.7 189 21.0
1994 866 86 9.9 214 24.7 242 27.9 128 14.8 196 22.6
1995 825 75 9.1 244 29.6 234 28.4 137 16.6 135 16.4
1996 823 70 8.5 239 29.0 230 27.9 125 15.2 159 19.3
1997 823 92 11.2 230 27.9 274 33.3 136 16.5 91 11.1
TOTAL 19274 1251 6.5 5390 28.0 4529 23.5 2602 13.5 5502 28.5


*Includes invasive and in situ colorectal cancer cases. Source: New Jersey State Cancer Registry.
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