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 Digestive System

Primary Site Race Male Female 0 I II III IV All
Esophagus African American 6.5% 2.8% 4.1% 14.4% 9.3%
  Other races 0.3% 0.5% 1.1% 0.7% 0.9%
  Caucasian 74.8% 15% 94.8% 84.8% 89.7%
             
Stomach African American 13.1% 8.6% 18.2% 20.9% 19.7%
  Other races 2.1% 1% 3.4% 3.4% 3.4%
  Caucasian 49.3% 26% 78.4% 75.7% 76.9%
             
Small Intestine African American 11.4% 8.4% 12.8% 22.1% 19.2%
  Other races 1% 2% 2.1% 3.8% 3.3%
  Caucasian 37.6% 39.6% 85.1% 74% 77.5%
             
Colon Excluding Rectum African American 8.1% 10.5% 20% 20.5% 20.3%
  Other races 0.8% 1.1% 1.5% 1.9% 1.8%
  Caucasian 41.8% 37.7% 78.5% 77.5% 78%
             
Rectum and Rectosigmoid Junction African American 6.9% 5.9% 10.5% 14.3% 12.5%
  Other races 1.2% 1.3% 1.4% 3.6% 2.6%
  Caucasian 56% 28.8% 88.1% 82%

84.9%

             
Anus, Anal Canal and Anorectum African American 15.2% 6.2% 22.2% 26.2% 24.2%
  Other races 1.1% 0.6% 0% 3.3% 1.6%
  Caucasian 30.3% 46.6% 77.8% 70.5% 74.2%
             
Liver and Intrahepatic Bile Duct African American 15.6% 3.6% 19.4% 20.6% 19.9%
  Other races 2.9% 1.1% 2.4% 4.8% 3.4%
  Caucasian 53.4% 23.4% 78.2% 74.6% 76.7%
             
Gallbladder African American 4.7% 8.7% 7.7% 16.4% 13.4%
  Other races 1.6% 1.6% 5.1% 2.7% 3.6%
  Caucasian 27.6% 55.9% 87.2% 80.8% 83%
             
Other Biliary African American 4.9% 6.1% 8.2% 9.3% 8.8%
  Other races 1.6% 0.4% 2.1% 2.1% 2.1%
  Caucasian

51.4%

35.6% 89.7% 88.7% 89.2%
             
Pancreas African American 6.4% 7.6% 11.3% 17.1% 14.1%
  Other races 0.9% 0.4% 1.1% 1.5% 1.3%
  Caucasian 46% 38.7% 87.6% 81.4% 84.6%
             
Other Digestive Organs* African American 4.7% 7.1% 14.3% 13.1% 13.4%
  Other races 0.6% 1.2% 0% 1.6% 1.2%
  Caucasian 28.8% 57.6% 85.7% 85.2% 85.4%
             


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

Compiled from the Siteman Cancer Center’s oncology data services, 2009-2013.