Lung cancer

Lung cancer is the growth of abnormal cells in the lungs as tumours. There are many risk factors (Public Health Agency of Canada), but the most common cause for lung cancer (Public Health Agency of Canada) is smoking.

Lung cancer by geographic area

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

Line graph depicting Annual age-standardized incidence rate, Lung Cancer, by Geographic Area, 2000–2009. Data for this graph are located in the tables below.

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

Geographic Area2000200120022003200420052006200720082009
SDHU71.470.872.669.460.77171.172.872.572
Northeast Ontario70.376.468706770.971.567.568.667.7
Ontario55.955.553.351.952.55452.551.250.350.3

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

Geographic Area2000200120022003200420052006200720082009
SDHU168170178175157185188197202202
Northeast Ontario504555506534522566583557583583
Ontario7189732372117227749379137886791680028222

Lung cancer by Greater Sudbury and outlying areas

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

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

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

Census Division2000200120022003200420052006200720082009
SDHU District Office Areas53.476.254.16449.669.362.171.862.671.5
Mantioulin District58.456.144.75350.766.349.462.955.459.1
Sudbury District53.592.459.270.648.772.370.17868.180.3
City of Greater Sudbury76.169.977.770.863.470.873.573.874.572.1

Table: Annual number of cases, lung cancer, Greater Sudbury vs. Sudbury & District Health Unit (SDHU) district office areas, 2000–2009

Census Division2000200120022003200420052006200720082009
SDHU District Office Areas25362631253633393540
Mantioulin District1010810101311131213
Sudbury District15261821152322262327
City of Greater Sudbury143134152144132149155158167162

Lung cancer by sex

Key findings:

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

Line graph depicting annual age-standardized incidence rate, Lung Cancer, by Sex, Sudbury & District Health Unit Area, 2000–2009. Data for this graph are located in the tables below.

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

Sex2000200120022003200420052006200720082009
Both71.470.872.669.460.77171.172.872.572
Males100.588.882.984.874.98185.198.394.487.5
Females47.755.164.458.449.966.159.351.354.358.6

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

Sex2000200120022003200420052006200720082009
Both168170178175157185188197202202
Males1089993968891103122121112
Females60718579699485758190

Lung cancer by age group

Key findings:

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Figure: Annual incidence rate, lung cancer, by age group, Sudbury & District Health Unit (SDHU) area, 2000–2009

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

Table: Annual incidence rate, lung cancer, by age group, Sudbury & District Health Unit (SDHU) area, 2000–2009

Age at Diagnosis2000200120022003200420052006200720082009
45-64118.1116.4106.7113.6103.6110108.897.910488.4
65-74460389.6445314.7273366.9434.3470437.1450.9
75+332420.6440503.3428.1471.7424.6453.3479.5502.3

Table: Annual number of cases, lung cancer, by age group, Sudbury & District Health Unit (SDHU) area, 2000–2009

Age at Diagnosis2000200120022003200420052006200720082009
45-6456565359556160566153
65-7473627150445971787478
75+35475160535955616669

Lung cancer deaths by geographic area

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

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

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

Geographic Area2000200120022003200420052006200720082009
SDHU58.357.157.852.266.948.656.354.258.855.5
Northeast Ontario54.760.257.653.260.853.854.452.35654.8
Ontario43.444.143.241.841.441.341.839.739.439

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

Geographic Area2000200120022003200420052006200720082009
SDHU137135141130171129149148164160
Northeast Ontario393438428407475434447438475480
Ontario5621584658835855595960986370622063606462

 


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