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Number of cancer deaths among NIH-AARP Diet and Health
Study participants (1995/96-2011)
Cancer Site Men Women Total
Frequency
Oral Cavity and Pharynx 325 102 427
Digestive System
Esophagus 1035 164 1199
Stomach 566 178 744
Small Intestine 56 27 83
Colon and Rectum
Colon excluding Rectum 1706 870 2576
Rectum and Rectosigmoid Junction 309 135 444
Anus, Anal Canal, and Anorectum 21 16 37
Liver and Intrahepatic Bile Duct 772 248 1020
Gallbladder 64 68 132
Other Biliary 87 35 122
Pancreas 1935 1018 2953
Retroperitoneum 10 6 16
Peritoneum, Omentum, and Mesentery 18 50 68
Other Digestive Organs 31 12 43
Respiratory System 8033 4246 12279
Bones and Joints 30 15 45
Soft Tissue including Heart 157 84 241
Skin excluding Basal and Squamous 702 152 854
Breast 29 1165 1194
Female Genital System
Cervix Uteri - 59 59
Corpus and Uterus, NOS - 343 343
Ovary - 847 847
Vagina - 14 14
Vulva - 26 26
Other Female Genital Organs - 22 22
Male Genital System
Prostate 1536 - 1536
Testis 4 - 4
Penis 17 - 17
Other Male Genital Organs 1 - 1
Urinary System 1475 417 1892
Eye and Orbit 14 4 18
Brain and Other Nervous System 772 311 1083
Endocrine System 92 60 152
Lymphoma
Hodgkin Lymphoma 36 16 52
Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma 1110 508 1618
Myeloma 597 286 883
Leukemia
Lymphocytic Leukemia 284 83 367
Myeloid and Monocytic Leukemia 704 257 961
Other Leukemia 285 108 393
Miscellaneous Malignant Cancer 1940 831 2771