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Table 6.11

Cancer of the Colon (Invasive) and Cancer of the Rectum (Invasive)

Cancer of the Colon, Age-Adjusted SEER Incidence Rates, 2013-2017

Age at Diagnosis All Races Whites Blacks
Both Sexes Males Females Both Sexes Males Females Both Sexes Males Females
All ages 26.8 29.5 24.6 26.5 29.0 24.4 32.0 36.5 28.8
Under 65 11.5 12.5 10.6 11.2 12.1 10.3 14.9 16.4 13.8
65 and over 132.2 146.8 120.9 132.7 146.4 122.0 149.9 176.0 132.9
All ages (WHO world std)b 19.2 21.1 17.5 18.9 20.7 17.3 23.6 26.8 21.2

Cancer of the Colon, Age-Specific SEER Incidence Rates, 2013-2017

Age at Diagnosis All Races Whites Blacks
Both Sexes Males Females Both Sexes Males Females Both Sexes Males Females
<1 - - - - - - - - -
1-4 - - - - - - - - -
5-9 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 - 0.1 - - -
10-14 0.5 0.4 0.6 0.6 0.5 0.8 - - -
15-19 1.0 0.9 1.2 1.3 1.0 1.5 0.4 - -
20-24 1.4 1.1 1.6 1.5 1.3 1.8 0.9 0.6 1.1
25-29 2.2 2.1 2.3 2.4 2.2 2.6 1.6 1.8 1.4
30-34 3.9 3.7 4.0 4.1 4.0 4.1 3.9 3.2 4.6
35-39 6.7 6.6 6.8 6.7 6.6 6.9 7.5 7.5 7.5
40-44 11.9 11.9 11.9 12.0 11.9 12.1 14.0 13.9 14.2
45-49 19.7 20.6 18.9 19.1 20.1 18.1 25.0 25.9 24.2
50-54 35.9 38.9 33.0 34.2 37.2 31.2 46.8 49.4 44.5
55-59 41.8 48.3 35.7 39.5 45.3 33.9 58.7 68.7 50.1
60-64 57.7 66.7 49.6 54.3 62.3 46.7 83.6 99.0 71.1
65-69 82.4 95.2 71.1 79.3 90.9 68.7 113.0 136.5 95.1
70-74 108.3 122.9 96.0 106.6 120.3 94.8 135.5 157.5 120.0
75-79 144.6 159.7 132.8 146.2 159.4 135.7 163.3 195.5 142.6
80-84 185.8 201.3 174.9 190.3 204.7 180.1 193.8 230.6 173.1
85+ 207.5 224.1 198.8 214.2 232.6 204.4 187.0 204.2 179.8

Cancer of the Rectum, Age-Adjusted SEER Incidence Rates, 2013-2017

Age at Diagnosis All Races Whites Blacks
Both Sexes Males Females Both Sexes Males Females Both Sexes Males Females
All ages 11.4 14.3 9.1 11.2 13.9 8.9 11.6 14.8 9.3
Under 65 7.1 8.5 5.8 7.0 8.2 5.7 7.3 8.7 6.2
65 and over 41.1 54.1 31.2 40.8 53.5 30.9 41.2 56.6 31.4
All ages (WHO world std)b 8.9 11.0 7.1 8.7 10.7 6.9 9.1 11.4 7.4

Cancer of the Rectum, Age-Specific SEER Incidence Rates, 2013-2017

Age at Diagnosis All Races Whites Blacks
Both Sexes Males Females Both Sexes Males Females Both Sexes Males Females
<1 - - - - - - - - -
1-4 - - - - - - - - -
5-9 - - - - - - - - -
10-14 - - - - - - - - -
15-19 0.1 0.1 - 0.1 - - - - -
20-24 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.3 0.4 0.3 - -
25-29 0.9 0.9 0.9 0.9 0.9 0.9 0.8 0.7 0.8
30-34 2.2 2.3 2.1 2.2 2.2 2.2 2.2 2.3 2.1
35-39 4.1 4.6 3.6 4.1 4.6 3.6 4.0 4.7 3.4
40-44 7.5 8.3 6.7 7.7 8.4 6.9 6.4 6.9 6.0
45-49 13.6 15.5 11.7 13.6 15.5 11.8 12.6 14.2 11.2
50-54 25.9 30.3 21.6 24.6 28.8 20.4 28.8 32.5 25.6
55-59 26.0 32.4 19.9 25.0 30.8 19.5 28.5 36.8 21.4
60-64 30.5 39.4 22.3 29.7 38.0 21.8 31.3 40.5 24.0
65-69 35.6 45.8 26.7 34.6 44.6 25.5 38.3 48.5 30.6
70-74 37.9 50.6 27.2 37.5 49.9 26.8 39.5 54.0 29.4
75-79 43.7 57.8 32.8 43.9 57.3 33.1 41.8 61.8 28.9
80-84 48.9 64.2 38.2 48.6 63.7 37.8 48.3 68.8 36.8
85+ 46.5 61.4 38.8 47.0 61.8 39.1 42.0 56.8 35.8

Footnotes:

a SEER 21 areas. Rates are per 100,000 and are age-adjusted to the 2000 US Std Population (19 age groups - Census P25-1130), unless noted.

b Rates are per 100,000 and are age-adjusted to the world (WHO 2000-2025) standard million.

- Statistic not shown. Rate based on less than 16 cases for the time interval.

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