Percent of Cancers Diagnosed at an Early Stage by NYC Neighborhood, 2009-2013

Source: New York State Cancer Registry

Borough/Neighborhood Males Females
Oral Colorectal Lung Melanoma Prostate Testis Oral Colorectal Lung Melanoma Breast Cervix Uterus Ovary
New York State 26.8 42.1 20.2 81.8 82.9 69.0 44.8 41.4 25.0 86.3 66.0 44.1 69.2 16.5
New York City 25.7 41.3 20.4 82.9 82.6 66.8 41.7 41.0 26.1 85.4 63.1 44.3 63.2 16.2
Bronx
All of Bronx 25.4 42.7 15.6 74.6 81.7 61.7 37.6 42.3 23.4 75.0 61.6 44.9 62.0 21.1
Riverdale, Fieldston & Kingsbridge 37.9 40.0 16.1 81.6 78.4 ~ 30.0 33.3 25.0 86.1* 64.2 40.0* 62.0 7.9*
Wakefield, Williamsbridge & Woodlawn 26.3 45.8 18.5 ~ 84.1 ~ 28.6* 40.7 19.3 ~ 61.4 55.3 57.5 28.6
Co-op City, Pelham Bay & Schuylerville 31.0 46.0 17.6 73.5 81.7 ~ 56.0 37.3 25.5 63.2* 63.5 54.5 67.1 29.5
Pelham Parkway, Morris Park & Laconia 30.4 40.6 12.2 ~ 81.8 ~ ~ 49.0 20.6 ~ 66.3 37.0 69.0 31.5
Belmont, Crotona Park East & East Tremont 14.5 40.2 12.4 ~ 82.5 ~ 28.0 46.0 22.9 ~ 61.1 52.1 60.3 23.5
Bedford Park, Fordham North & Norwood 23.7 48.4 19.5 ~ 83.7 ~ 53.3* 47.5 22.4 ~ 61.9 51.9 72.2 18.2*
Morris Heights, Fordham South & Mount Hope 30.8 35.1 9.7 ~ 76.8 ~ ~ 52.7 25.5 ~ 61.2 32.3 57.0 3.6*
Concourse, Highbridge & Mount Eden 28.8 41.1 20.6 ~ 82.2 ~ ~ 46.4 24.1 ~ 61.2 37.9 56.7 22.9
Castle Hill, Clason Point & Parkchester 18.6 46.3 12.8 ~ 82.1 ~ 52.6* 43.5 23.0 ~ 59.0 46.5 60.9 11.9*
Hunts Point, Longwood & Melrose 23.5 38.7 16.2 ~ 82.3 ~ 40.9 31.0 24.8 ~ 53.1 33.3 58.0 18.5*
Kings
All of Kings 25.1 41.1 19.8 78.6 84.1 67.0 39.4 42.5 25.3 82.0 59.2 42.9 61.3 16.0
Greenpoint & Williamsburg 23.3 38.8 16.3 72.2* 77.7 62.1 17.6* 35.6 25.8 88.2* 57.8 52.4 67.0 13.2*
Bushwick 29.3 35.9 11.5 ~ 91.6 77.8* 26.7* 40.0 16.5 ~ 61.7 60.6 60.9 9.5*
Bedford-Stuyvesant 12.8* 44.9 16.1 ~ 84.9 ~ 11.8* 40.0 25.2 ~ 51.3 47.8 48.5 11.4*
Brooklyn Heights & Fort Greene 18.9 28.7 23.8 80.0 81.0 75.0* 41.2* 57.6 21.0 82.1* 63.6 45.8 66.0 10.5*
Park Slope, Carroll Gardens & Red Hook 32.1 31.0 17.3 85.7 82.0 50.0 ~ 35.8 27.4 97.9* 61.7 ~ 72.3 3.7*
Crown Heights North & Prospect Heights 17.2* 38.3 20.0 ~ 83.9 ~ ~ 41.7 20.5 ~ 57.0 42.9 58.0 19.4*
Brownsville & Ocean Hill 20.0* 43.5 17.4 ~ 82.9 ~ 47.1* 42.4 23.7 ~ 52.9 27.3 49.0 29.0
East New York & Starrett City 25.6 43.3 21.0 ~ 87.0 ~ 25.0 42.5 24.8 ~ 59.2 38.6 57.8 23.8*
Canarsie & Flatlands 34.1 39.3 15.9 66.7 82.9 81.0* 55.6* 41.0 24.0 85.2* 55.9 35.8 61.0 17.9
East Flatbush, Farragut & Rugby 29.0 37.1 17.5 ~ 85.6 ~ ~ 37.7 14.6 ~ 53.7 36.1 48.7 14.6
Crown Heights So., Prospect Lefferts & Wingate 20.0* 41.1 16.4 ~ 83.6 ~ 53.3* 39.7 17.5 ~ 56.7 24.3 55.3 ~
Sunset Park & Windsor Terrace 10.0* 45.6 19.6 75.0* 85.2 ~ 44.4 45.2 29.4 73.7* 61.5 55.0 61.0 23.8
Bay Ridge & Dyker Heights 26.1 38.3 25.8 88.6* 84.7 55.2 42.1* 43.3 28.6 79.3* 64.2 40.9 74.2 24.0
Borough Park, Kensington & Ocean Parkway 27.8 44.3 14.3 82.4* 82.5 58.8* 36.4 34.7 26.7 84.4* 58.5 40.0* 66.3 10.4*
Flatbush & Midwood 27.0 36.6 23.5 82.1 86.2 ~ 43.5 46.5 28.1 87.0* 56.1 59.0 62.4 11.5
Sheepshead Bay, Gerritsen Beach & Homecrest 26.7 46.2 23.4 79.1 81.5 64.7* 42.1* 45.7 34.0 75.4 66.9 64.0 68.8 22.4
Bensonhurst & Bath Beach 27.0 44.1 22.1 82.9 81.6 74.1 43.6 44.7 25.6 76.7 65.4 50.0 58.9 21.2
Brighton Beach & Coney Island 34.1 46.9 20.9 82.4 87.0 ~ 50.0 45.5 24.0 78.8 58.9 28.1 69.9 9.4
New York
All of New York 24.2 40.0 24.1 88.8 78.3 74.7 45.2 40.8 29.2 90.2 67.9 43.5 63.4 13.3
Washington Heights, Inwood & Marble Hill 20.3 35.7 21.2 ~ 77.7 ~ 43.3 41.1 22.3 73.7* 63.7 38.1 60.1 11.5
Hamilton Heights, Manhattanville & West Harlem 18.9 42.4 26.6 83.3* 77.5 ~ 52.2 38.2 23.6 ~ 63.3 37.9 60.9 11.8*
Central Harlem 27.3 37.2 15.6 ~ 80.5 ~ 33.3 42.0 22.4 ~ 62.1 28.1 44.1 6.5*
East Harlem 14.3* 39.8 18.6 80.0* 79.3 ~ ~ 42.9 25.0 ~ 60.8 60.0* 64.1 15.4
Upper East Side 24.2 37.3 31.5 92.7 78.4 67.4 56.9 40.2 33.3 93.7 72.6 44.1 68.0 14.9
Upper West Side & West Side 22.1 42.0 28.9 89.0 77.4 77.1 41.7 43.1 36.4 89.0 70.7 43.8 65.3 10.8
Chelsea, Clinton & Midtown Business District 39.0 40.0 23.9 84.6 77.2 83.7 50.0* 37.4 27.4 94.1* 67.4 52.6* 63.8 16.4
Murray Hill, Gramercy & Stuyvesant Town 26.6 43.2 23.2 88.5 79.5 76.9 46.7 42.3 34.6 89.9 70.8 53.8 72.3 10.8
Chinatown & Lower East Side 16.3 38.9 23.2 87.0 77.4 60.7 31.3 36.9 18.1 82.8* 63.0 42.9 63.9 15.9
Battery Park City, Greenwich Village & Soho 34.1 45.3 24.2 89.7 78.1 77.4 58.8* 43.4 35.5 92.1* 71.8 43.5 63.7 15.9
Queens
All of Queens 26.6 41.6 20.8 79.6 84.7 61.0 42.9 40.0 25.5 84.6 63.2 45.3 64.8 16.4
Astoria & Long Island City 23.5 40.2 17.3 66.7 86.2 72.4 31.8* 31.5 23.2 74.3 60.2 55.3 63.6 21.6
Jackson Heights & North Corona 27.3 41.9 18.4 66.7 89.5 52.9* 51.9 41.2 22.8 86.7* 62.7 56.3 65.3 21.1
Flushing, Murray Hill & Whitestone 35.1 38.4 20.0 84.5 82.8 63.2* 44.4 42.2 23.9 89.1 69.2 45.9 74.9 10.8
Bayside, Douglaston & Little Neck 40.5 41.7 19.7 85.2 81.1 64.7* 43.5 42.7 29.4 90.2* 63.9 ~ 65.0 17.0
Queens Village, Cambria Heights & Rosedale 26.7 40.7 21.9 82.8* 85.2 ~ 55.2 38.3 28.1 81.4 63.0 44.4 53.2 17.7
Briarwood, Fresh Meadows & Hillcrest 22.7 52.9 19.8 83.8 80.6 ~ 42.9 38.2 33.3 100.0* 64.9 51.5 71.4 14.5
Elmhurst & South Corona 21.1 35.2 23.0 ~ 84.8 47.4* 50.0 42.2 19.8 ~ 62.5 44.4 64.9 19.0
Forest Hills & Rego Park 35.5 42.8 30.4 86.0 84.8 62.5* 55.0* 41.6 37.1 86.0 64.5 43.5 67.2 17.8
Sunnyside & Woodside 32.4 42.1 16.1 73.7* 83.0 54.5 42.1* 43.4 30.6 76.9* 67.5 43.3 67.8 24.4
Ridgewood, Glendale & Middle Village 26.7 41.5 20.4 71.7 82.4 44.4 46.9 41.7 21.8 80.4 62.3 46.9 71.8 16.2
Richmond Hill & Woodhaven 29.4 37.4 23.8 76.2* 87.2 68.8* 23.5* 37.0 23.8 78.9* 62.8 35.7 66.7 14.0
Jamaica, Hollis & St. Albans 20.0 44.5 17.6 ~ 87.0 ~ 31.4 38.8 15.2 ~ 57.4 45.9 54.6 13.3
Howard Beach & Ozone Park 11.8* 39.6 21.7 83.3* 82.8 ~ 27.8* 38.1 24.4 82.4* 60.7 27.0 69.3 23.1
Far Rockaway, Breezy Point & Broad Channel 14.0 42.4 26.4 82.0 86.8 ~ 44.0 42.9 28.7 86.1* 58.9 48.5 61.4 8.3*
Richmond
All of Richmond 29.6 41.3 21.5 83.4 83.1 59.7 43.8 36.1 27.2 86.4 65.8 48.9 67.6 16.1
Tottenville, Great Kills & Annadale 23.9 39.7 23.9 84.5 84.1 72.0 47.8 37.6 25.4 88.6 69.3 66.7* 64.5 10.7
New Springville & South Beach 34.9 44.4 19.5 81.0 80.0 57.1 41.4 32.0 29.2 84.9 63.1 50.0 71.6 17.0
Port Richmond, Stapleton & Mariner's Harbor 32.8 39.6 21.1 83.6 84.4 45.0* 42.9 38.6 27.2 83.8 64.3 39.0 67.3 21.6

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 2015.
  • Based on tumors with known stage at diagnosis.
  • Early stage cancers are those which are confined to the organ of origin at diagnosis.
  • NYC neighborhoods were defined in terms of Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs). PUMAs approximate NYC Community Districts (CDs).
  • For more information about PUMAs, please refer to http://www.nyc.gov/html/dcp/html/census/geo_notes.shtml.