Colorectal Cancer In New Jersey
1979-1997

Table 47
Rectal Cancer Stage At Diagnosis
Black 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

41

1

2.4

13

31.7

3

7.3

0

0.0

24

58.5

1980

40

0

0.0

17

42.5

2

5.0

1

2.5

20

50.0

1981

57

1

1.8

19

33.3

9

15.8

5

8.8

23

40.4

1982

51

0

0.0

21

41.2

9

17.6

6

11.8

15

29.4

1983

44

0

0.0

10

22.7

17

38.6

6

13.6

11

25.0

1984

59

3

5.1

16

27.1

21

35.6

18

30.5

1

1.7

1985

60

4

6.7

17

28.3

25

41.7

9

15.0

5

8.3

1986

52

1

1.9

25

48.1

9

17.3

14

26.9

3

5.8

1987

49

3

6.1

15

30.6

15

30.6

11

22.4

5

10.2

1988

65

5

7.7

19

29.2

16

24.6

19

29.2

6

9.2

1989

61

4

6.6

25

41.0

16

26.2

9

14.8

7

11.5

1990

66

5

7.6

23

34.8

18

27.3

15

22.7

5

7.6

1991

62

5

8.1

26

41.9

18

29.0

9

14.5

4

6.5

1992

57

4

7.0

14

24.6

20

35.1

9

15.8

10

17.5

1993

51

3

5.9

14

27.5

20

39.2

9

17.6

5

9.8

1994

65

4

6.2

22

33.8

24

36.9

10

15.4

5

7.7

1995

76

6

7.9

23

30.3

21

27.6

15

19.7

11

14.5

1996

60

2

3.3

18

30.0

17

28.3

12

20.0

11

18.3

1997

74

5

6.8

17

23.0

28

37.8

17

23.0

7

9.5

TOTAL

1090

56

5.1

354

32.5

308

28.3

194

17.8

178

16.3


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