Appendix 1
The top 15 most common cancers, by sex, Canada, 2007

Appendix 1
The top 15 most common cancers, by sex, Canada, 2007

Appendix summary
This Appendix displays the results of The top 15 most common cancers. The information is grouped by Rank appearing as row headers and is grouped by Number of new cases, Incidence rate per 100,000 as column headers
Rank Primary site of cancer Number of new cases Incidence rate per 100,000
Both sexes
1 Prostate 23231 70.5
2 Lung and bronchus 22865 69.4
3 Breast 21169 64.3
4 Colorectal 20483 62.2
5 Non-Hodgkin's lymphomas 6770 20.6
6 Bladder (including in situ) 6730 20.4
7 Melanomas of the skin 4834 14.7
8 Kidney and renal pelvis 4821 14.6
9 Corpus uteri 4353 13.2
10 Thyroid 4172 12.7
11 Pancreas 3912 11.9
12 Stomach 3030 9.2
13 Ovary 2435 7.4
14 Brain 2423 7.4
15 Chronic lymphocytic leukemia 2088 6.3
Males
1 Prostate 23231 142.3
2 Lung and bronchus 12465 76.4
3 Colorectal 11211 68.7
4 Bladder (including in situ) 4932 30.2
5 Non-Hodgkin's lymphomas 3760 23.0
6 Kidney and renal pelvis 2874 17.6
7 Melanomas of the skin 2558 15.7
8 Pancreas 1954 12.0
9 Stomach 1931 11.8
10 Brain 1390 8.5
11 Chronic lymphocytic leukemia 1269 7.8
12 Liver 1191 7.3
13 Esophagus 1186 7.3
14 Multiple myeloma 1071 6.6
15 Thyroid 943 5.8
Females
1 Breast 21006 126.5
2 Lung and bronchus 10400 62.6
3 Colorectal 9272 55.8
4 Corpus uteri 4353 26.2
5 Thyroid 3229 19.4
6 Non-Hodgkin's lymphomas 3010 18.1
7 Ovary 2435 14.7
8 Melanomas of the skin 2276 13.7
9 Pancreas 1958 11.8
10 Kidney and renal pelvis 1947 11.7
11 Bladder (including in situ) 1798 10.8
12 Cervix uteri 1396 8.4
13 Stomach 1099 6.6
14 Brain 1033 6.2
15 Multiple myeloma 919 5.5
Source:
Statistics Canada Canadian Cancer Registry (CCR) Database (July 2011 file) (CANSIM Appendix 103-0550). New cases for ICO-O-3 primary sites of cancer (based on the July 2011 CCR tabulation file), by age group and sex, Canada, provinces and territories, annual.
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