Highest incidence of colorectal cancer in men worldwide around 1990

RegistryAge standardised incidence per 100 000
US (Hawaii: Japanese), 1988-9253.48
New Zealand (non-Maori), 1988-9251.30
Japan (Hiroshima), 1986-9050.99
France (Haut-Rhin), 1988-9249.90
Italy (Trieste), 1989-9249.37
France (Bas-Rhin), 1988-9249.24
Canada (Yukon), 1983-9248.98
US (Detroit: black), 1988-9248.32
Czech Republic, 1988-9248.23
US (Los Angeles: black), 1988-9247.89
Canada (Nova Scotia), 1988-9247.84
Canada (Newfoundland), 1988-9247.29
Australia (New South Wales), 1988-9246.92
US (San Francisco: black), 1988-9246.82
Israel (Jews born in America or Europe), 1988-9246.79
  • Data taken from Parkin et al, eds (Cancer incidence in five continents. Vol 7. IARC Scientific Publications, 1997:120)