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Number of cancer deaths among NIH-AARP Diet and Health
Study participants (1995/96-2019)
Cancer Site Men Women Total
Frequency
Oral Cavity and Pharynx 550 179 729
Digestive System
Esophagus 1536 275 1811
Stomach 832 280 1112
Small Intestine 98 40 138
Colon and Rectum
Colon excluding Rectum 2533 1406 3939
Rectum and Rectosigmoid Junction 490 233 723
Anus, Anal Canal, and Anorectum 43 33 76
Liver and Intrahepatic Bile Duct 1314 481 1795
Gallbladder 92 104 196
Other Biliary 130 59 189
Pancreas 3184 1745 4929
Retroperitoneum 16 9 25
Peritoneum, Omentum, and Mesentery 27 78 105
Other Digestive Organs 64 32 96
Respiratory System 11791 6704 18495
Bones and Joints 62 35 97
Soft Tissue including Heart 286 134 420
Skin excluding Basal and Squamous 1313 307 1620
Breast 60 2059 2119
Female Genital System
Cervix Uteri - 97 97
Corpus and Uterus, NOS - 610 610
Ovary - 1269 1269
Vagina - 21 21
Vulva - 50 50
Other Female Genital Organs - 44 44
Male Genital System
Prostate 3454 - 3454
Testis 7 - 7
Penis 24 - 24
Other Male Genital Organs 7 - 7
Urinary System 2829 775 3604
Eye and Orbit 23 10 33
Brain and Other Nervous System 1140 463 1603
Endocrine System 139 96 235
Lymphoma
Hodgkin Lymphoma 67 30 97
Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma 1891 847 2738
Myeloma 1036 490 1526
Leukemia
Lymphocytic Leukemia 549 197 746
Myeloid and Monocytic Leukemia 1175 455 1630
Other Leukemia 494 199 693
Miscellaneous Malignant Cancer 3193 1454 4647