Percent of Cancers Diagnosed at an Early Stage by New York City Neighborhood, 2007-2011

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 27.5 43.4 20.1 82.1 84.8 68.5 42.9 42.7 24.5 85.5 64.7 44.4 69.6 16.9
New York City 25.6 41.9 20.3 82.5 84.8 65.0 38.5 41.6 24.8 84.8 61.8 44.2 64.7 17.7
Bronx
All of Bronx 27.5 41.7 14.5 73.7 83.6 58.3 35.2 44.3 21.5 76.9 59.7 44.0 62.9 23.9
Central Bronx 22.2 37.1 12.7 ~ 84.6 ~ 28.0 51.6 19.3 ~ 58.7 37.9 63.2 17.9
Bronx Park and Fordham 23.5 39.7 13.8 ~ 84.4 60.0 37.1 42.6 23.1 ~ 55.7 47.7 64.3 27.1
High Bridge and Morrisania 30.4 41.1 16.7 ~ 82.5 ~ 30.8 44.5 21.6 ~ 56.7 38.7 57.9 30.4
Hunts Point and Mott Haven 27.7 42.4 10.7 ~ 82.5 ~ 29.4* 37.8 20.2 ~ 54.2 45.8 57.4 3.8*
Kingsbridge and Riverdale 41.2 41.8 12.2 81.8* 79.8 ~ 22.2* 40.2 23.6 92.1* 63.1 36.4 67.4 12.5*
Northeast Bronx 22.9 43.6 15.8 68.4* 83.9 ~ 46.2 46.5 21.1 ~ 63.5 50.8 60.4 29.9
Southeast Bronx 29.1 43.8 15.5 66.7 84.7 57.9 42.9 43.7 20.9 73.5 61.9 47.0 66.3 26.3
Kings
All of Kings 22.8 39.9 19.7 79.1 85.5 68.3 35.7 42.9 23.7 79.9 57.9 39.4 62.2 17.7
Central Brooklyn 25.0 42.1 17.0 ~ 85.7 73.7* 38.6 41.2 18.9 ~ 53.3 33.1 57.4 19.7
Southwest Brooklyn 24.6 45.9 20.9 81.8 84.6 77.8* 35.7 43.3 25.9 82.8 63.3 39.0 67.6 21.5
Borough Park 26.7 40.2 20.0 81.6 85.4 56.8 40.0 40.5 27.2 77.8 59.6 42.9 66.5 17.5
Canarsie and Flatlands 23.1 37.1 24.1 71.4 86.1 66.7 34.5 46.3 22.9 88.0* 54.5 31.1 62.2 23.9
Southern Brooklyn 25.6 42.5 20.4 77.0 84.5 68.6 48.8 44.5 25.8 74.6 63.2 38.6 69.7 12.2
Northwest Brooklyn 23.1 31.5 24.2 88.0 82.8 72.7 40.0 48.1 22.3 93.8* 61.8 45.9 65.8 10.5
Flatbush 24.1 34.8 18.9 88.9* 86.7 ~ 30.3 42.3 20.6 ~ 51.7 36.6 53.1 15.1
East New York and New Lots 18.5 34.4 16.3 ~ 86.4 ~ 19.0* 40.4 26.6 ~ 55.8 41.5 52.2 30.0
Greenpoint 17.9* 44.6 13.1 83.3* 80.1 65.2 ~ 32.6 24.8 83.3 55.7 55.6* 62.7 15.0
Sunset Park 18.4 44.1 17.2 ~ 84.1 ~ 33.3* 50.5 21.6 86.7* 62.3 44.8 63.8 20.0
Bushwick and Williamsburg 17.5 37.9 17.4 ~ 87.3 69.6* 19.2* 39.3 19.4 ~ 54.0 50.0 60.6 17.1
New York
All of New York 25.5 43.8 24.0 88.0 80.8 68.9 38.9 40.3 27.9 90.0 66.7 44.7 65.7 15.7
Central Harlem 23.5 42.2 17.0 86.7* 84.7 ~ 21.9 39.1 19.7 ~ 61.0 31.6 49.6 14.6
Chelsea and Clinton 36.9 47.3 21.4 92.1 82.1 78.0 44.0 38.9 30.8 93.4* 67.4 63.6 63.8 18.3
East Harlem 25.0 42.9 18.8 ~ 80.1 ~ 21.1* 49.5 27.1 ~ 59.9 55.0* 63.0 10.0*
Gramercy Park and Murray Hill 29.2 42.1 23.3 87.0 80.7 73.1 54.8 36.4 31.4 90.1 70.6 58.8* 76.1 9.5
Greenwich Village and Soho 25.6 48.8 24.2 87.5* 79.5 52.0 ~ 45.0 27.4 86.4 70.3 20.0* 71.7 29.6
Lower Manhattan 26.7* 34.5 23.3 91.3* 82.1 ~ ~ 38.1 31.3 88.5* 71.8 ~ 69.0 ~
Lower East Side 26.0 48.5 22.1 83.3 82.2 69.2 23.8 40.9 21.3 89.8* 63.3 44.7 64.1 18.9
Upper East Side 27.9 39.1 33.5 91.1 80.8 63.8 57.8 45.6 31.7 91.9 70.7 48.3 72.0 24.8
Upper West Side 18.5 44.0 26.8 87.2 79.5 69.0 43.6 40.2 33.0 91.3 68.4 50.0 68.3 11.1
Inwood and Washington Heights 17.9 42.7 25.9 69.6* 78.8 ~ 33.3 32.5 23.7 74.1 62.0 41.5 58.6 7.2*
Queens
All of Queens 27.0 43.2 20.9 77.9 87.2 61.4 43.7 40.0 25.4 84.7 61.8 48.2 66.4 16.9
Northeast Queens 41.2 44.8 23.5 81.6 84.7 ~ 44.4* 47.7 35.5 85.3* 68.4 ~ 76.1 13.9*
North Queens 29.0 42.2 23.8 82.9 85.3 52.0 52.0 40.5 25.5 90.8 67.3 52.6 70.1 13.6
Central Queens 18.2* 47.4 25.0 80.0* 85.3 ~ 52.4 45.6 25.7 94.4* 64.8 45.0* 69.6 20.0
Jamaica 24.6 45.8 19.1 75.0* 87.7 ~ 35.9 38.4 15.8 87.5* 56.5 40.8 59.6 10.8
Northwest Queens 20.0 46.2 16.8 73.8 87.7 73.3 35.0 41.4 27.5 85.7 58.3 62.3 69.8 23.9
West Central Queens 37.7 43.6 22.9 78.8 86.6 59.5 39.5 44.2 27.5 82.6 63.7 52.3 70.2 19.0
Rockaway 20.8 42.2 22.8 82.6 84.0 ~ 50.0 40.1 30.1 89.4* 56.1 33.3 56.6 9.3*
Southeast Queens 26.1 43.8 21.4 79.4 87.1 ~ 57.7 30.8 22.9 82.5 58.8 56.9 61.3 19.0
Southwest Queens 23.1 42.1 19.0 83.7 87.2 65.0* 40.0 34.6 26.4 82.5 61.8 43.1 70.2 17.6
West Queens 26.4 40.4 18.1 60.0 90.3 50.9 40.7 40.2 23.5 75.0 61.9 49.6 64.9 19.1
Richmond
All of Richmond 27.3 40.4 23.0 84.8 86.6 59.7 33.3 40.4 24.5 82.1 65.3 49.0 70.5 14.8
Port Richmond 25.0* 37.0 19.6 87.5* 85.2 ~ ~ 40.8 24.1 ~ 68.8 19.0* 71.1 ~
South Shore 30.2 39.0 25.1 84.6 86.8 68.6 30.8 40.2 26.1 81.7 66.7 80.8* 69.0 10.1
Stapleton and St. George 23.5 38.4 20.2 77.4 86.1 80.0* 36.0 47.1 23.3 80.0* 59.3 35.1 69.4 12.5*
Mid-Island 27.3* 45.9 24.3 92.9* 87.8 41.2* ~ 32.4 22.3 87.1* 66.8 66.7* 74.7 18.4

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 2013.
  • Based on tumors with known stage at diagnosis.
  • Early stage cancers are those which are confined to the organ of origin at diagnosis.