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Table 2 Types of cancer following a total hip replacement, with more than 100 observed cases, before and after 10 years follow-up

From: A prospective study on cancer risk after total hip replacements for 41,402 patients linked to the Cancer registry of Norway

  Before 10 years After 10 years Total
Cancer type (ICD-7) Cemented Uncemented Hybrid Cemented Uncemented Hybrid
Men 1500 214 118 537 129 44 2542
Prostate (177) 547 66 37 191 51 15 907
Large intestine (153) 142 18 11 52 6 4 233
Bronchus and trachea (162) 128 20 12 43 13 3 219
Skin (191) 94 13 2 44 10 4 167
Bladder and urinary organs (181) 89 10 10 37 5 3 154
Haematopoietic (207) 72 11 7 27 8 0 125
Malignant melanoma (190) 64 10 7 17 2 4 104
Rectum (154) 64 11 4 16 5 1 101
Others (n < 100) 300 55 28 110 29 10 532
Women 2143 267 136 880 133 66 3625
Breast (170) 395 66 30 149 24 10 674
Large intestine (153) 328 32 24 131 15 9 539
Bronchus and trachea (162) 174 19 5 75 9 5 287
Uteri (171 & 172) 168 31 12 54 8 4 277
Skin (191) 116 5 2 74 5 8 210
Rectum (154) 103 15 6 31 9 2 166
Haematopoietic (207) 92 6 9 47 3 1 158
Malignant melanoma (190) 98 19 7 24 5 4 157
Pancreas (157) 74 8 3 41 11 3 140
Ovary (175) 92 7 3 28 3 2 135
Brain and nervous system (193) 66 11 5 29 8 2 121
Kidney (180) 76 8 5 24 2 1 116
Lymphatic (206) 53 7 11 26 10 4 111
Bladder and urinary organs (181) 61 6 3 25 5 0 100
Other (n < 100) 247 27 11 122 16 11 434
Total 3643 481 254 1417 262 110 6167