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Table 1 Frequency of cancer types included in the biobank

From: The development of a Biobank of cancer tissue samples from World Trade Center responders

Cancer type N (%)
Breast 16 (5.7)
Colo-rectuma 28 (10.0)
Kidney and renal pelvis 25 (8.9)
Melanoma of the skin 27 (9.7)
Lung and bronchus 24 (8.6)
Thyroid 30 (10.7)
Prostate 62 (22.1)
Head and neckb 21 (7.5)
Urinary bladderc 17 (6.1)
Otherd 30 (10.7)
Total 280 (100.0)
  1. aIncludes: ascending colon, anus, appendix, cecum, hepatic flexure, large intestine, rectosigmoid junction, tubulovillous adenoma, rectum, sigmoid colon, transverse colon
  2. bIncludes: larynx, lip, nasopharynx, other oral cavity and pharynx, parotid gland, salivary gland, tongue, tonsil
  3. cIncludes: ureter
  4. dIncludes: bones and joints, brain, cervix uteri, corpus uteri, esophagus, liver, miscellaneous, thymus, pancreas, small intestine, soft tissue including heart, stomach, testis