Prostate cancer

Prostate cancer (Public Health Agency of Canada) is abnormal cell growth causing a tumour in the prostate (a gland below the bladder in men). It is the most common cancer in Canadian men. There are many different risk factors that may increase the chances of developing this type of cancer.

Prostate cancer by geographic area

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

Line graph depicting annual age-standardized incidence rate, prostate 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 incidence rate, prostate cancer, by geographic area, 2000–2009

Geographic Area2000200120022003200420052006200720082009
SDHU131.3112.8149.3111.1126.8104.7125.797.292.9103
Northeast Ontario152.6135.9134.9121.7123.3117.9123.9116.697.9102.5
Ontario132.7144.2134.4127.5135.1139.2141.9141127.1123.5

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

Geographic Area2000200120022003200420052006200720082009
SDHU140122167126149124157125120135
Northeast Ontario506456465425448432471454393418
Ontario7530843681047895863391219616986492299234

Prostate cancer by Greater Sudbury and outlying areas

Key findings:

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

Line graph depicting annual age-standardized incidence rate, prostate cancer, Greater Sudbury versus Sudbury & District Health Unit district office areas, 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 incidence rate, prostate cancer, Greater Sudbury vs. Sudbury & District Health Unit (SDHU) district office areas, 2000–2009

Census Division2000200120022003200420052006200720082009
SDHU District Office Areas153.488.1151.7104.8102.1113.6145.5124.2107.7110.6
Mantioulin District145.4108.7209.8131.196.4105.6142.8153.9159.787.6
Sudbury District158.375.8120.886.1105.4116.2143.9106.971.3125.2
City of Greater Sudbury126.1118.9147.2112.4134101.8121.591.288.5101.3

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

Census Division2000200120022003200420052006200720082009
SDHU District Office Areas34213726273038343031
Mantioulin District129191291014161710
Sudbury District22121814182024181321
City of Greater Sudbury106101130100122941199190104

Prostate cancer by age group

Key findings:

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

Line graph depicting annual incidence rate, prostate cancer, by age group Sudbury & District Health Unit 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 incidence rate, prostate cancer, by age group, Sudbury & District Health Unit (SDHU) area, 2000-2009

Age at Diagnosis2000200120022003200420052006200720082009
45-64171.8184.4239.3168.8222.3160.2222.3190.4146.8157.2
65-74827.2563.1919.9702.7826.6615.2783.6616.4489.5586.9
75+906.4842.3874.2662570.3690.8635.4397.4675.7708.2

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

Age at Diagnosis2000200120022003200420052006200720082009
45-6440435942594363554347
65-7463436953624660483948
75+37363931273534223840

Prostate cancer deaths by geographic area

Key findings:

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

Line graph depicting annual age-standardized mortality rate, Prostate 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, prostate cancer, by geographic area, 2000–2009.

Geographic Area2000200120022003200420052006200720082009
SDHU33.225.724.124.523.926.42826.816.828.7
Northeast Ontario29.926.627.627.326.426.327.525.219.323.5
Ontario25.625.524.623.52320.721.319.92019.1

Table: Annual number of mortality case, prostate cancer, by geographic area, 2000–2009.

Geographic Area2000200120022003200420052006200720082009
SDHU30232324262830312035
Northeast Ontario85758286868591897292
Ontario1330137613761355137512891384134614111401

 


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