Table 1

Standardised incidence ratios (SIR) for subsequent cancers after diagnosis of colorectal cancer in men, by age at diagnosis of colorectal cancer

Colorectal cancer diagnosed at age <60 yearsColorectal cancer diagnosed at age 60+ years
SitenSIRLower 95% CIUpper 95% CInSIRLower 95% CIUpper 95% CI
*p<0.05, **p<0.01.
Tongue31.430.30 4.1760.740.271.61
Mouth41.640.45 4.2760.660.241.45
Oropharynx21.400.17 5.1651.060.352.48
Oesophagus100.800.39 1.48570.810.621.05
Stomach301.070.72 1.521390.75**0.630.88
Small intestine33.450.7110.161.490.553.24
Colon692.33**1.81 2.951130.58**0.470.69
Rectum341.46*1.01 2.04490.36**0.260.47
Liver51.350.44 3.15100.570.271.05
Gall bladder20.960.12 3.4690.730.331.39
Pancreas161.070.61 1.74620.71**0.540.91
Larynx80.940.41 1.85250.720.471.07
Bronchus1150.890.73 1.074980.67**0.610.73
Connective tissue31.790.37 5.2250.770.251.80
Skin melanoma20.390.05 1.42140.900.491.51
Prostate521.130.84 1.484490.980.891.08
Testis31.630.34 4.7652.540.825.92
Bladder330.950.66 1.342130.960.841.10
Kidney151.300.73 2.15521.040.781.37
Eye54.03*1.31 9.4130.720.152.11
Brain, nervous system80.850.37 1.68110.50*0.250.90
Thyroid010.260.011.43
NHL151.090.61 1.81540.940.701.22
Multiple myeloma10.16*0.01 0.90260.760.501.12
Lymphoid leukaemia40.810.22 2.09250.840.541.24
Myeloid leukaemia40.840.23 2.14230.800.511.20
Other leukaemia22.700.33 9.7650.930.302.18
Total4511.091.00 1.2018920.76**0.730.80
Total excl colorectal3480.970.87 1.0817300.80**0.770.84