Table 1 
Rank, number of new cancer cases and percentage of all cases, top five cancers1 by age group and sex, Canada (excluding Quebec), 2016 

Rank, number of new cancer cases and percentage of all cases, top five cancers by age group and sex, Canada (excluding Quebec), 2016
  rank number % of all cancer cases
0 to 29 years old      
Both sexes      
All cancers ... 2,945 100.0
Thyroid 1 400 13.6
Testis 2 265 9.0
Hodgkin lymphoma 3 265 9.0
Acute lymphocytic leukemia 4 230 7.8
Non-Hodgkin lymphoma 5 220 7.5
Males      
All cancers ... 1,460 100.0
Testis 1 265 18.2
Acute lymphocytic leukemia 2 145 9.9
Non-Hodgkin lymphoma 3 140 9.6
Hodgkin lymphoma 4 130 8.9
Brain 5 130 8.9
Females      
All cancers ... 1,490 100.0
Thyroid 1 330 22.1
Hodgkin lymphoma 2 125 8.4
Acute lymphocytic leukemia 3 95 6.4
Non-Hodgkin lymphoma 4 95 6.4
Brain 5 90 6.0
30 to 59 years old      
Both sexes      
All cancers ... 39,260 100.0
Breast 1 7,880 20.1
Colorectal 2 3,830 9.8
Prostate 3 2,835 7.2
Thyroid 4 2,695 6.9
Lung and bronchus 5 2,635 6.7
Males      
All cancers ... 16,480 100.0
Prostate 1 2,835 17.2
Colorectal 2 2,210 13.4
Lung and bronchus 3 1,210 7.3
Non-Hodgkin lymphoma 4 1,075 6.5
Melanoma of the skin 5 935 5.7
Females      
All cancers ... 22,785 100.0
Breast 1 7,845 34.4
Thyroid 2 2,070 9.1
Uterus 3 1,810 7.9
Colorectal 4 1,600 7.0
Lung and bronchus 5 1,425 6.3
60 years old and older      
Both sexes      
All cancers ... 104,045 100.0
Lung and bronchus 1 15,105 14.5
Prostate 2 13,910 13.4
Colorectal 3 12,220 11.7
Breast 4 11,385 10.9
Bladder2 5 6,490 6.2
Males      
All cancers ... 56,930 100.0
Prostate 1 13,910 24.4
Lung and bronchus 2 7,670 13.5
Colorectal 3 6,730 11.8
Bladder2 4 4,930 8.7
Non-Hodgkin lymphoma 5 2,835 5.0
Females      
All cancers ... 47,130 100.0
Breast 1 11,245 23.9
Lung and bronchus 2 7,425 15.8
Colorectal 3 5,470 11.6
Uterus 4 3,325 7.1
Non-Hodgkin lymphoma 5 2,295 4.9
...
not applicable
Note(s):
Cancer case counts in this table have been randomly rounded to a lower or higher multiple of five to prevent inappropriate data disclosure. Consequently, rows and columns may not add up as expected.
Source(s):
Canadian Cancer Registry (3207).
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