Colorectal cancer

Colorectal cancer is the growth of abnormal cells inside the colon or rectum. This type of cancer is more common in men than women, and more common as people age. Screening for colorectal cancer (Government of Ontario) saves lives.

Colorectal cancer by geographic area

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Figure: Annual age-standardized incidence rate, colorectal cancer, by geographic area, 2000–2009

Line graph depicting annual age-standardized incidence rate, colorectal cancer, by geographic area, 2000–2009. Data for this graph are located in the tables below.

Table: Annual age-standardized incidence rate, colorectal cancer, by geographic area, 2000–2009

Geographic Area2000200120022003200420052006200720082009
SDHU64.764.669.556.261.455.855.958.452.848.9
Northeast Ontario63.157.760.257.859.555.753.65754.451.4
Ontario52.35250.548.95049.349.148.849.147.3

Table: Annual number of cases, colorectal cancer, by geographic area, 2000–2009

Geographic Area2000200120022003200420052006200720082009
SDHU152156171142158147150161148136
Northeast Ontario450421449440461443439471461444
Ontario6791691269246889722873207481765979227840

Colorectal cancer by Greater Sudbury and outlying areas

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Figure: Annual age-standardized incidence rate, colorectal cancer, Greater Sudbury vs. Sudbury & District Health Unit (SDHU) areas, 2000–2009

Line graph depicting Annual age-standardized incidence rate, colorectal cancer, Greater Sudbury versus Sudbury & District Health Unit areas, 2000–2009. Data for this graph are located in the tables below.

Tables: Annual age-standardized incidence rate, colorectal cancer, Greater Sudbury vs. Sudbury & District Health Unit (SDHU) areas, 2000–2009

Census Division2000200120022003200420052006200720082009
SDHU District Office Areas49.960.680.460.574.949.984.759.772.878.7
Mantioulin District56.570.5113.963.460.652.271.477.784.879
Sudbury District45.252.262.359.983.649.794.748.564.780.3
City of Greater Sudbury68.165.766.954.758.157.349.158.44842.3

Tables: Annual number of cases, colorectal cancer, Greater Sudbury vs. Sudbury & District Health Unit (SDHU) areas, 2000–2009

Census Division2000200120022003200420052006200720082009
SDHU District Office Areas23293931382544324140
Mantioulin District10132112121015171916
Sudbury District13161819261529152224
City of Greater Sudbury12912713211112012210612910796

Colorectal cancer by sex

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Figure: Annual age-standardized incidence rate, colorectal cancer, by sex, Sudbury & District Health Unit (SDHU), 2000–2009

Line graph depicting Annual age-standardized incidence rate, colorectal cancer, by sex, Sudbury & District Health Unit, 2000–2009. Data for this graph are located in the tables below.

Table: Annual age-standardized incidence rate, colorectal cancer, by sex, Sudbury & District Health Unit (SDHU), 2000–2009

Sex2000200120022003200420052006200720082009
Both64.764.669.556.261.455.855.958.452.848.9
Males83.280.780.878.278.964.959.465.872.466.9
Females50.351.359.938.846.447.852.950.235.133.4

Table: Annual number of cases, colorectal cancer, by sex, Sudbury & District Health Unit (SDHU), 2000–2009

Sex2000200120022003200420052006200720082009
Both152156171142158147150161148136
Males88909190937973859485
Females64668052656877765451

Colorectal cancer by age group

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Figure: Annual Incidence Rate, Colorectal Cancer, by Age Group, Sudbury & District Health Unit (SDHU) Area, 2000–2009.

Line graph depicting. Annual Incidence Rate, Colorectal Cancer, by Age Group, Sudbury & District Health Unit Area, 2000–2009. Data for this graph are located in the tables below.

Table: Annual Incidence Rate, Colorectal Cancer, by Age Group, Sudbury & District Health Unit (SDHU) Area, 2000–2009.

Age at Diagnosis2000200120022003200420052006200720082009
45-64110.6121.3102.9111.1103.686.376.797.489.781
65-74305293.3352.4242.8269221.4291.2277.8248.1225.6
75+425.6388.7527.2359.3461.4470.3421.7399.3355.1307

Table: Annual number of cases, Colorectal Cancer, by Age Group, Sudbury & District Health Unit (SDHU) Area, 2000–2009.

Age at Diagnosis2000200120022003200420052006200720082009
45-6453595258554743575349
65-7448475639433648464239
75+45436142565955544942

Colorectal cancer deaths by geographic area

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Figure: Annual age-standardized mortality rate, colorectal cancer, by geographic area, 2000–2009.

Line graph depicting Annual Age-Standardized Mortality Rate, Colorectal Cancer, by Geographic Area, 2000–2009. .Data for this graph are located in the tables below.

Table: Annual age-standardized mortality rate, colorectal cancer, by geographic area, 2000–2009.

Geographic Area2000200120022003200420052006200720082009
SDHU23.120.130.923.621.924.319.921.523.625.9
Northeast Ontario2423.126.722.42422.52121.122.624.3
Ontario22.421.221.920.820.620.719.21918.718

Table: Annual number of mortality cases, colorectal cancer, by geographic area, 2000–2009.

Geographic Area2000200120022003200420052006200720082009
SDHU53487560556454606873
Northeast Ontario171167199172187180176180197214
Ontario2950289130542985305131623025310431413130

 


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