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 Digestive System

Primary Site Race Male Female 0 I II III IV All
Esophagus African American 6.5% 3.1% 5.1% 13.3% 9.4%
  Other races 0% 0.5% 0.4% 0.7% 0.6%
  Caucasian 74.3% 15.6% 94.5% 86% 90%
             
Stomach African American 13% 9.4% 20.6% 20.7% 20.7%
  Other races 1.7% 1.1% 3.2% 2.4% 2.8%
  Caucasian 49.6% 25.3% 76.2% 76.8% 76.6%
             
Small Intestine African American 10.5% 9.9% 16.7% 23.9% 21.5%
  Other races 1.7% 1.1% 2.4% 4.6% 3.9%
  Caucasian 35.4% 41.4% 81% 71.6% 74.6%
             
Colon Excluding Rectum African American 8.2% 11% 20.9% 21.5% 21.2%
  Other races 0.8% 0.9% 1.4% 1.7% 1.6%
  Caucasian 40.8% 38.2% 77.7% 76.8% 77.2%
             
Rectum and Rectosigmoid Junction African American 7.2% 6.4% 11.6% 15.4% 13.5%
  Other races 1.2% 0.9% 1.3% 2.8% 2.1%
  Caucasian 53.5% 30.8% 87.1% 81.8%

84.4%

             
Anus, Anal Canal and Anorectum African American 16.6% 6.1% 23.1% 24.1% 23.5%
  Other races 0.6% 1.2% 0% 1.9% 0.8%
  Caucasian 28.8% 46.6% 76.9% 74.1% 75.6%
             
Liver and Intrahepatic Bile Duct African American 16.5% 3.4% 19.4% 21.6% 20.3%
  Other races 1.9% 1.1% 1.8% 3.8% 2.6%
  Caucasian 55% 22.1% 78.8% 74.6% 77.1%
             
Gallbladder African American 3.9% 11.6% 7.1% 18.7% 14.5%
  Other races 0.8% 1.6% 2.4% 2.7% 2.6%
  Caucasian 27.1% 55.5% 90.5% 78.7% 82.9%
             
Other Biliary African American 4.8% 5.2% 7.5% 7.8% 7.6%
  Other races 1.7% 0.4% 3.2% 2.2% 2.7%
  Caucasian

48.5%

39.4% 89.4% 90% 89.7%
             
Pancreas African American 6.3% 6.5% 10.8% 15% 12.8%
  Other races 0.8% 0.3% 1% 1.3% 1.1%
  Caucasian 47% 39.1% 88.2% 83.8% 86.1%
             
Other Digestive Organs* African American 4.2% 7.1% 13% 11.3% 11.8%
  Other races 0% 0.6% 0% 1.6% 1.2%
  Caucasian 33.3% 54.8% 87% 87.1% 87.1%
             


*Other digestive organs include: Peritoneum, omentum, mesentery, retroperitoneum and 'other.'

Compiled from the Siteman Cancer Center’s oncology data services, 2008-2012.