Percent of Cancers Diagnosed at an Early Stage by County, 2008-2012

Source: New York State Cancer Registry

Region/County Males Females
Oral Colorectal Lung Melanoma Prostate Testis Oral Colorectal Lung Melanoma Breast Cervix Uterus Ovary
New York State 27.2 42.7 20.1 82.9 84.2 69.2 44.1 42.1 24.8 86.4 65.4 44.2 69.1 16.4
New York City 26.1 41.5 20.1 83.5 84.2 66.1 40.6 41.6 25.3 84.9 62.4 44.3 63.8 16.7
NYS excl NYC 27.9 43.5 20.1 82.7 84.2 70.9 46.2 42.5 24.6 86.9 67.2 44.1 72.6 16.1
Bronx 27.3 41.3 15.2 75.8 83.1 60.8 39.2 42.9 22.4 75.5 60.1 44.1 62.7 22.2
Kings 24.6 40.9 19.6 80.1 85.2 66.9 38.9 43.4 24.4 79.6 58.9 41.4 62.0 16.6
New York 25.2 42.1 23.2 88.5 79.5 73.2 41.0 40.5 28.2 90.8 67.0 42.0 63.3 14.3
Queens 26.7 42.3 20.6 79.8 86.7 60.7 43.5 40.1 25.2 84.3 62.5 47.7 64.9 16.7
Richmond 30.0 39.6 22.7 86.3 85.9 62.2 35.6 39.3 25.6 84.8 66.0 50.5 70.7 13.6
Albany 27.8 40.3 17.3 81.7 82.0 71.4 44.7 42.1 24.8 81.0 63.9 64.3 71.0 17.7
Allegany 30.3 36.8 14.4 88.5* 73.7 ~ ~ 37.3 23.6 79.2* 62.2 ~ 83.3 20.0*
Broome 33.3 43.2 14.7 82.6 85.2 59.4 41.5 43.8 18.1 81.6 69.6 65.5 76.0 19.4
Cattaraugus 21.4 37.7 17.8 83.9 81.6 ~ 39.1 40.2 18.0 87.5* 68.2 ~ 73.5 7.9*
Cayuga 27.3 60.0 19.9 80.4 79.3 ~ ~ 53.1 25.7 93.3* 68.3 33.3* 77.0 7.4*
Chautauqua 28.6 47.1 13.7 85.0 92.9 ~ 35.7 45.4 19.4 86.7 68.4 44.0 69.7 13.5
Chemung 25.0 45.5 17.2 76.8 83.5 ~ 29.4* 46.2 15.6 92.0* 66.9 ~ 67.4 10.5*
Chenango 31.0 43.5 21.4 77.8 77.2 ~ ~ 37.8 23.4 96.7* 57.4 ~ 74.2 14.3*
Clinton 47.8 52.5 26.7 87.8* 85.9 61.1* 50.0* 42.9 29.0 86.1* 70.0 25.0* 76.3 3.6*
Columbia 33.3 40.0 18.0 78.6 80.0 ~ ~ 42.5 26.6 93.5* 65.6 53.3* 71.0 28.6*
Cortland 42.9 46.6 26.3 68.4* 89.2 ~ ~ 44.8 17.0 86.7* 65.1 ~ 85.7 6.7*
Delaware 25.9 34.6 18.0 77.8 80.1 ~ ~ 30.6 12.2 82.1* 70.4 ~ 74.1 16.7*
Dutchess 28.3 36.2 20.3 77.1 82.3 65.9 43.2 38.8 24.8 82.2 68.9 60.0 73.0 18.4
Erie 24.6 43.8 16.2 84.9 89.3 73.4 48.0 42.3 20.5 90.2 65.9 50.3 71.2 16.8
Essex 18.8* 52.3 30.7 89.7* 77.3 ~ ~ 40.7 22.3 86.2* 69.2 ~ 57.6 ~
Franklin 29.6 43.4 23.5 83.3 79.0 ~ 53.3* 61.4 25.2 88.2* 75.4 ~ 78.4 ~
Fulton 23.1* 41.3 21.4 83.3* 81.9 ~ ~ 35.3 16.0 70.0* 62.7 ~ 66.0 12.5*
Genesee 24.3 40.0 17.9 87.7 82.6 ~ ~ 38.5 16.1 92.9* 70.9 ~ 75.0 17.2*
Greene 18.8* 50.0 20.0 80.0 83.3 68.8* ~ 42.3 22.7 91.7* 62.1 ~ 66.7 5.6*
Hamilton ~ ~ 29.4* ~ 77.3* ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ 55.6 ~ ~ ~
Herkimer 34.3 39.1 12.9 86.8* 84.1 ~ 40.0* 37.5 18.8 84.6* 65.4 ~ 70.7 10.0*
Jefferson 21.7 42.3 22.0 90.9* 87.9 68.8* 32.1 36.7 28.6 82.9* 73.3 22.7* 74.5 15.0
Lewis ~ 28.9 10.3 66.7* 84.6 ~ ~ 46.2 17.9 75.0* 71.3 ~ 82.6* ~
Livingston 18.2* 48.1 15.9 76.3 72.5 ~ ~ 34.7 17.1 82.8* 72.1 ~ 70.5 26.1*
Madison 42.1 46.2 24.1 81.4 87.0 ~ ~ 35.7 21.9 90.0* 69.9 ~ 78.9 7.7*
Monroe 28.9 47.3 18.8 86.4 75.5 77.6 43.5 45.2 22.9 87.8 69.1 29.1 75.4 14.2
Montgomery 18.5* 48.8 16.5 76.5 77.0 ~ ~ 49.4 17.2 65.0* 66.3 ~ 58.8 20.0*
Nassau 32.3 42.2 27.8 86.1 87.7 61.1 53.0 43.4 32.4 90.4 68.6 50.2 70.6 17.0
Niagara 22.0 45.5 14.3 86.9 85.8 69.0 42.0 42.5 18.1 88.9 68.8 55.6 75.1 17.8
Oneida 29.4 39.5 18.7 74.6 84.8 66.7 39.0 41.7 24.0 85.5 66.7 40.5 71.0 21.7
Onondaga 28.1 45.9 20.7 79.0 86.1 73.1 46.8 43.0 27.7 83.6 67.2 53.8 79.3 14.1
Ontario 28.6 48.1 17.2 82.2 71.3 56.5 60.0 49.6 19.1 83.3 66.9 18.8* 85.6 16.3
Orange 24.6 45.7 16.8 79.2 83.2 73.9 36.6 45.6 22.6 84.5 57.6 31.1 72.3 22.2
Orleans ~ 35.7 17.8 81.5* 80.8 ~ ~ 27.1 25.3 85.2* 72.0 ~ 78.6 14.3*
Oswego 27.3 44.4 17.8 77.8 85.2 90.9* 42.9 50.4 25.1 91.1* 61.9 60.0* 82.8 17.1*
Otsego 50.0 41.5 16.6 89.8* 78.2 ~ 60.0* 32.1 19.3 90.6* 68.7 ~ 75.3 17.4*
Putnam 31.8 39.8 20.7 80.8 81.2 76.5* ~ 35.5 28.1 81.0 65.9 26.7* 79.2 15.8
Rensselaer 27.4 45.0 16.9 74.5 84.1 81.5* 38.2 36.9 22.0 93.3* 65.5 28.0 73.7 10.9
Rockland 35.4 47.6 23.7 74.5 90.0 65.2 54.9 42.0 25.1 85.7 67.9 40.3 73.6 13.6
St. Lawrence 39.0 53.8 19.8 87.5 88.9 80.0* ~ 50.0 27.1 82.4 73.7 ~ 75.0 23.1*
Saratoga 26.7 48.6 16.4 76.7 80.2 77.1 48.8 43.3 19.3 85.1 67.4 44.7 75.0 13.0
Schenectady 23.6 44.3 17.6 79.3 81.0 80.0* 33.3 43.3 20.7 83.1 66.8 42.1* 70.8 17.0
Schoharie 19.0* 35.6 14.5 75.0* 74.3 ~ ~ 45.5 18.6 88.2* 64.0 ~ 75.0 ~
Schuyler 43.8* 54.2 22.4 ~ 80.3 ~ ~ 28.6 15.0 81.3* 71.0 ~ 59.1 ~
Seneca ~ 38.5 23.0 ~ 76.7 ~ ~ 40.0 26.6 84.2* 73.4 ~ 82.1* 31.6*
Steuben 36.6 44.2 18.6 89.3 81.0 89.5* 42.4 40.5 19.2 88.5 66.6 40.0* 68.2 19.4
Suffolk 25.0 41.5 25.3 82.2 85.6 72.1 51.4 43.3 28.9 86.7 65.6 47.5 71.7 18.0
Sullivan 20.0* 29.1 15.7 73.5 79.0 ~ ~ 35.2 21.2 79.3* 63.3 45.5 65.7 18.5*
Tioga ~ 46.3 21.0 81.4 81.8 ~ ~ 45.6 14.4 79.3* 68.9 ~ 78.7 ~
Tompkins 28.0 30.7 15.8 91.7* 78.2 64.3 61.1* 34.0 16.8 89.1* 69.2 31.3* 69.9 11.1*
Ulster 22.4 37.2 16.5 80.2 80.8 69.0 36.0 41.9 24.3 78.8 63.4 44.6 74.1 13.9
Warren 38.6 38.1 16.9 82.6 82.1 ~ 30.0* 31.4 26.3 82.4* 71.8 ~ 63.8 7.4*
Washington 20.7* 49.3 20.3 91.7* 86.3 ~ ~ 38.0 25.9 93.5* 67.1 53.3* 75.4 5.3*
Wayne 21.6 48.4 14.4 79.4 72.0 75.0* ~ 41.5 21.4 87.2 67.2 27.8* 77.4 12.5*
Westchester 25.0 43.8 20.1 82.1 83.5 68.1 44.9 43.4 26.5 86.2 69.7 41.3 68.4 15.3
Wyoming 20.0* 55.7 15.5 85.3* 81.6 ~ ~ 37.5 18.4 85.2* 52.6 ~ 65.3 11.8*
Yates ~ 50.0 18.5 77.3* 64.3 ~ ~ 38.5 10.9 86.7* 78.4 ~ 81.5* ~

Key

Symbol Meaning
~ Percent could not be calculated (fewer than 3 cases per year).
* Percent should be used with caution.

Notes

  • Incidence data are provisional, November 2014.
  • Based on tumors with known stage at diagnosis.
  • Early stage cancers are those which are confined to the organ of origin at diagnosis.