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Number of incident cancer cases*, follow-up through 2011: AARP Study
Type of Cancer Men Women Total
Oral Cavity and Pharynx 1435 502 1937
Esophagus 1027 154 1181
Stomach 1052 315 1367
Small Intestine 249 137 386
Colon (excluding Rectum) 5025 2738 7763
Rectum and Rectosigmoid Junction 1880 853 2733
Anus, Anal Canal, and Anorectum 158 137 295
Liver and Intrahepatic Bile Duct 763 222 985
Gallbladder 85 109 194
Other Biliary 251 96 347
Pancreas 1740 1026 2766
Retroperitoneum 43 22 65
Peritoneum, Omentum and Mesentery 11 128 139
Other Digestive Organs 54 20 74
Respiratory System 9767 5736 15503
Bones and Joints 48 23 71
Soft Tissue (including Heart) 328 144 472
Skin (excluding Basal and Squamous) 6231 2115 8346
Breast 251 13298 13549
Cervix Uteri - 209 209
Corpus and Uterus, NOS - 2277 2277
Ovary - 1161 1161
Vagina - 67 67
Vulva - 323 323
Other Female Genital Organs - 60 60
Prostate 32015 - 32015
Testis 51 - 51
Penis 98 - 98
Other Male Genital Organs 38 - 38
Urinary System 8052 1923 9975
Eye and Orbit 161 52 213
Brain and Other Nervous System 775 362 1137
Endocrine System 456 558 1014
Hodgkin Lymphoma 123 72 195
Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma 2842 1522 4364
Myeloma 956 443 1399
Lymphocytic Leukemia 1039 371 1410
Myeloid and Monocytic Leukemia 790 302 1092
Other Leukemia 79 42 121
Karposi Sarcoma 340 43 383
Mesothelioma 18 3 21
Miscellaneous Malignant Cancer 1311 726 2037
Inapplicable Due to Behavior 996 431 1427
Total 80538 38722 119260

*First Primary Cancers