Colorectal Cancer In New Jersey
1979-1997

Table 45
Rectal Cancer Stage At Diagnosis
White Males, 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 725 14 1.9 282 38.9 28 3.9 21 2.9 380 52.4
1980 791 23 2.9 293 37.0 62 7.8 35 4.4 378 47.8
1981 762 34 4.5 286 37.5 120 15.7 51 6.7 271 35.6
1982 785 27 3.4 278 35.4 148 18.9 76 9.7 256 32.6
1983 792 33 4.2 287 36.2 210 26.5 93 11.7 169 21.3
1984 850 43 5.1 287 33.8 262 30.8 127 14.9 131 15.4
1985 1001 56 5.6 343 34.3 319 31.9 185 18.5 98 9.8
1986 925 45 4.9 314 33.9 308 33.3 156 16.9 102 11.0
1987 918 54 5.9 313 34.1 308 33.6 156 17.0 87 9.5
1988 899 60 6.7 322 35.8 286 31.8 140 15.6 91 10.1
1989 866 72 8.3 300 34.6 290 33.5 133 15.4 71 8.2
1990 906 61 6.7 296 32.7 318 35.1 136 15.0 95 10.5
1991 826 54 6.5 263 31.8 288 34.9 130 15.7 91 11.0
1992 848 51 6.0 279 32.9 295 34.8 133 15.7 90 10.6
1993 749 51 6.8 247 33.0 241 32.2 130 17.4 80 10.7
1994 773 72 9.3 221 28.6 275 35.6 108 14.0 97 12.5
1995 764 66 8.6 241 31.5 265 34.7 117 15.3 75 9.8
1996 846 73 8.6 288 34.0 290 34.3 112 13.2 83 9.8
1997 778 75 9.6 237 30.5 291 37.4 103 13.2 72 9.3
TOTAL 15804 964 6.1 5377 34.0 4604 29.1 2142 13.6 2717 17.2


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