Percent of Cancers Diagnosed at an Early Stage by New York City Neighborhood, 2008-2012

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 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
Bronx
All of 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
Central Bronx 20.9 34.9 12.0 ~ 83.5 ~ 27.3* 51.9 22.8 ~ 58.9 34.5 64.7 11.4*
Bronx Park and Fordham 24.1 44.3 13.7 88.2* 84.6 62.1 44.7 41.4 23.9 ~ 57.7 42.4 65.6 21.6
High Bridge and Morrisania 27.9 40.1 19.4 ~ 81.0 ~ 33.3 42.2 24.0 ~ 58.5 41.8 56.8 25.9
Hunts Point and Mott Haven 28.3 37.9 11.7 ~ 83.8 ~ 42.1* 37.3 21.6 ~ 52.7 45.5 50.8 9.1*
Kingsbridge and Riverdale 50.0 40.0 13.6 86.7* 78.6 ~ 31.3 35.3 20.8 91.9* 66.0 40.0* 68.6 10.3*
Northeast Bronx 31.3 41.6 15.6 68.4* 84.2 ~ 41.7 43.8 23.6 58.8* 62.3 46.8 60.1 25.9
Southeast Bronx 24.7 45.0 16.5 72.1 83.6 60.5 44.0 43.4 20.7 70.0 61.6 54.2 65.1 28.4
Kings
All of 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
Central Brooklyn 23.3 40.9 17.5 ~ 85.0 77.3* 40.0 43.1 17.4 ~ 55.3 38.5 58.8 19.7
Southwest Brooklyn 22.9 46.2 21.8 85.5 85.0 77.4 40.5 47.1 25.6 79.2 64.8 37.5 66.3 21.7
Borough Park 24.1 41.5 19.3 82.0 85.7 56.4 45.6 39.1 24.8 78.8 59.2 51.7 63.3 16.8
Canarsie and Flatlands 29.2 37.7 20.4 71.7 85.0 73.9* 31.8* 45.3 23.5 87.1* 56.5 30.3 60.7 20.3
Southern Brooklyn 31.2 43.8 21.7 81.4 84.9 59.4 52.3 45.0 28.4 76.7 63.2 45.3 70.3 14.2
Northwest Brooklyn 27.0 31.9 24.1 85.5 82.3 72.7 44.0 49.7 25.1 93.5* 62.7 41.2 65.4 11.1
Flatbush 27.5 36.6 17.1 90.5* 86.4 ~ 34.4 42.7 20.7 ~ 53.6 38.7 53.7 13.2
East New York and New Lots 17.6 40.4 17.6 ~ 86.4 ~ 20.0* 39.7 26.4 ~ 57.5 37.7 55.6 39.3
Greenpoint 23.3 40.6 15.3 83.3* 78.2 64.0 ~ 36.0 27.1 86.1* 56.5 55.6* 65.7 10.8*
Sunset Park 15.6 50.4 15.8 53.3* 84.4 64.7* 38.9* 45.4 27.8 ~ 63.0 45.2 65.8 15.6
Bushwick and Williamsburg 20.3 36.0 16.8 ~ 88.3 60.9 25.0* 40.0 23.2 ~ 54.7 51.7 59.5 9.5*
New York
All of 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
Central Harlem 21.3 42.3 16.3 ~ 82.1 ~ 32.4 39.8 21.1 ~ 61.3 25.6 51.1 14.0
Chelsea and Clinton 39.3 42.7 21.0 89.8 80.0 82.1 47.6 36.8 29.8 94.5* 68.1 65.0* 65.7 12.2
East Harlem 25.0 42.6 17.9 ~ 78.3 ~ 26.3* 43.1 26.1 ~ 59.8 63.2* 59.6 10.3*
Gramercy Park and Murray Hill 31.0 44.3 18.9 88.1 80.6 73.3 51.7 37.8 33.6 90.4 71.2 56.3* 70.6 10.0
Greenwich Village and Soho 30.6 44.9 25.6 85.0 78.7 73.1 ~ 47.3 25.7 88.6* 71.4 28.6* 67.2 30.4*
Lower Manhattan 27.8* 34.4 27.9 91.7* 77.1 84.2* ~ 38.6 34.8 83.3* 72.0 ~ 65.5 6.7*
Lower East Side 20.6 43.8 21.3 87.0 82.0 62.1 25.6 40.1 21.4 91.5* 63.5 42.3 63.8 18.2
Upper East Side 25.3 35.1 30.5 91.6 78.9 64.6 52.1 42.9 30.6 93.0 71.7 45.2 69.4 18.3
Upper West Side 21.1 44.1 28.0 89.4 78.4 72.9 46.5 43.0 34.4 92.0 68.1 38.2 64.3 11.5
Inwood and Washington Heights 19.2 42.6 25.6 63.6 77.8 70.6* 35.1 37.3 24.3 70.0* 62.8 37.5 56.0 9.7
Queens
All of 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
Northeast Queens 41.9 43.8 21.7 86.1* 83.9 ~ 38.1* 44.0 34.6 91.2* 68.4 ~ 75.0 15.2*
North Queens 33.3 40.4 21.8 85.3 85.5 63.6 51.9 44.6 26.2 90.2 68.2 53.2 68.2 12.5
Central Queens 18.8* 49.6 21.8 79.2* 83.7 ~ 47.6 43.6 22.2 95.7* 66.2 47.8 68.0 14.6
Jamaica 25.0 44.9 19.1 82.4* 87.7 ~ 34.0 36.5 18.4 81.3* 58.1 42.6 59.3 12.0
Northwest Queens 21.2 46.0 16.0 71.4 87.4 75.8 34.4 38.7 23.8 78.3 59.1 58.6 67.2 18.6
West Central Queens 31.6 43.9 22.0 81.8 85.5 52.8 46.8 42.8 28.1 83.3 63.9 47.6 69.5 18.7
Rockaway 14.6 39.2 25.0 80.7 85.4 ~ 42.9 38.0 32.1 89.7* 56.5 43.3 56.6 6.5*
Southeast Queens 21.3 41.7 20.4 85.0 87.4 ~ 57.7 35.2 25.7 81.1 60.9 48.1 54.8 23.3
Southwest Queens 22.7 38.8 20.0 81.6 85.6 72.0 28.6 35.8 24.9 84.6 61.2 39.8 70.3 14.4
West Queens 27.7 41.0 19.8 66.1 88.9 46.8 44.9 40.9 21.6 75.4 62.2 50.4 63.6 24.0
Richmond
All of 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
Port Richmond 36.8* 33.9 18.4 90.0* 86.3 ~ ~ 38.2 24.7 ~ 67.6 16.7* 66.7 ~
South Shore 32.9 38.8 25.8 87.5 85.9 72.7 33.3 40.5 27.2 85.5 68.0 75.0 70.9 9.5
Stapleton and St. George 23.1 38.9 19.3 79.4 86.4 ~ 40.0 42.6 20.6 82.4* 61.6 40.6 70.5 16.1*
Mid-Island 27.6 44.6 23.5 87.5* 84.9 47.1* ~ 33.3 27.3 87.9* 65.2 ~ 73.3 14.0

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.