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Figure 7 - Long Description

Figure 7 shows four bar chart diagrams representing the 10 most common sites in the body and age-adjusted cancer-incidence rate from 1987 to 1991.

The charts represent on a scale of 0 to 180, incidence rates per 100,000.

Caucasian Males - Prostate gland 121.2, lung and bronchus 80.7, colon/rectum 58.7, urinary bladder 32.3, lymphomas 22.2, oral cavity and pharynx 15.8, melanoma of skin 14.5, leukemia 13.4, kidney/renal 12.2, pancreas 10.1.

African-American Males - Prostate gland 163.1, lung and bronchus 122.4, colon/rectum 60.9, oral cavity and pharynx 23.7, stomach 19.4, espophagus 17.1, lymphomas 15.2, pancreas 15.1, urinary bladder 15.0, kidney/renal 13.7.

Caucasian Females - Breast 113.2, lung and bronchus 41.3, colon/rectum 39.9, corpus and uterus, NOS 22.2, ovary 15.6, lymphomas 14.7, melanoma of skin 10.9, cervix uteri 7.8, leukemia 7.8, urinary bladder 7.8.

African-American Females - Breast 94.0, colon/rectum 46.7, lung and bronchus 44.5, corpus and uterus, NOS 14.5, cervix uteri 14.0, pancreas 12.7, ovary 10.3, lymphomas 9.9, stomach 7.9, multiple melanoma 7.7.

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