Table 2

Proportion of cancers* in localised, regional, distant or unknown stage at time of diagnosis (%)

SiteFDNYCFHSSEER-21
ProstateLocalised78.977.762.0
Regional11.714.09.0
Distant2.11.74.0
Unknown7.26.724.0
LungLocalised45.515.714.2
Regional20.526.518.0
Distant29.651.843.5
Unknown4.56.024.4
KidneyLocalised79.567.355.3
Regional17.912.714.3
Distant2.616.412.7
Unknown03.617.7
Non-Hodgkin lymphomaLocalised32.732.622.3
Regional9.113.912.0
Distant49.141.941.9
Unknown9.111.623.7
Melanoma (skin)Localised71.278.668.5
Regional4.22.98.0
Distant4.27.14.1
Unknown19.811.419.3
ThyroidLocalised65.253.351.6
Regional32.616.728.8
Distant005.7
Unknown2.2013.8
  • *All malignant cancers (multiple primaries).

  • CFHS, Career Firefighter Health Study; FDNY, Fire Department of the City of New York; SEER, Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results Program.24