Cancer Incidence and Mortality among Asians and Pacific Islanders, Queens County, 2008-2012

Source: New York State Cancer Registry

Site of Cancer Incidence Mortality
Males Females Males Females
Average Annual Cases Rate per 100,000 Males 95% CI (+/-) Average Annual Cases Rate per 100,000 Females 95% CI (+/-) Average Annual Deaths Rate per 100,000 Males 95% CI (+/-) Average Annual Deaths Rate per 100,000 Females 95% CI (+/-)
All Invasive Malignant Tumors 820.4 348.4 11.5 905.6 311.6 9.4 235.6 115.2 7.2 186.6 73.1 4.9
Oral cavity and pharynx 34.6 13.0 2.1 22.8 8.1 1.5 4.8 2.2 1.0 4.4 1.6 0.7
Esophagus 11.0 4.6 1.3 2.8 1.0 0.6 5.0 2.5 1.1 1.0 0.4 0.3
Stomach 57.8 24.9 3.1 31.0 11.6 1.9 23.6 11.9 2.3 11.6 4.5 1.2
Colorectal 97.8 41.2 4.0 81.6 30.1 3.1 24.4 12.0 2.3 21.6 8.6 1.7
Colon excluding rectum 62.6 27.3 3.3 55.8 21.2 2.6 20.6 10.2 2.1 17.8 7.3 1.6
Rectum & rectosigmoid 35.2 13.9 2.2 25.8 8.9 1.6 3.8 1.8 0.9 3.8 1.2 0.6
Liver / intrahepatic bile duct 55.6 21.1 2.7 19.4 7.2 1.5 27.2 11.7 2.2 11.4 4.9 1.3
Pancreas 24.6 11.8 2.2 19.4 7.7 1.6 17.6 9.3 2.1 13.8 5.8 1.4
Larynx 7.0 3.1 1.1 1.4 0.5 0.4 2.2 1.2 0.8 0.2 0.1 0.2
Lung and bronchus 112.0 52.8 4.7 71.8 27.2 2.9 60.0 29.5 3.6 30.8 12.9 2.1
Melanoma of the skin 1.6 0.8 0.6 2.2 0.7 0.4 0.4 0.2 0.3 0.8 0.2 0.2
Female breast       273.0 88.0 4.8       25.2 8.6 1.6
Cervix uteri       32.4 10.4 1.6       4.4 1.6 0.7
Corpus uterus and NOS       57.0 18.5 2.2       6.4 2.4 0.9
Ovary       33.0 10.8 1.7       11.8 4.3 1.1
Prostate 155.6 63.6 4.8       12.2 7.9 2.1      
Testis 4.6 1.6 0.7       0.2 0.1 0.1      
Urinary bladder (incl. in situ) 36.8 17.5 2.7 13.2 5.3 1.3 4.4 2.5 1.1 2.8 1.0 0.6
Kidney and renal pelvis 35.2 13.4 2.1 15.8 5.7 1.3 4.2 1.5 0.6 2.6 1.0 0.6
Brain and other nervous system 16.0 6.1 1.4 9.6 3.1 0.9 4.6 2.1 0.9 3.2 1.2 0.6
Thyroid 24.2 8.5 1.6 97.2 30.5 2.8 0.6 0.3 0.3 1.8 0.8 0.5
Hodgkin lymphoma 3.0 1.0 0.5 2.8 0.9 0.5 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.1 0.2
Non-Hodgkin lymphomas 35.2 14.7 2.4 28.6 10.3 1.8 6.8 3.3 1.2 4.6 1.9 0.8
Myeloma 11.8 5.0 1.4 9.0 3.3 1.0 2.8 1.2 0.7 2.6 1.1 0.6
Leukemias 25.0 11.0 2.1 14.0 5.4 1.3 9.0 4.1 1.3 7.4 2.9 1.0

Notes

  • Incidence data are provisional, November 2014.
  • Rates are per 100,000 persons, age-adjusted to the 2000 US standard population, with 95% confidence intervals.
  • Rates based on fewer than 4 cases or deaths per year are unstable and should be used with caution. NOS = Not otherwise specified.
  • NYSCR mortality statistics might differ slightly from official mortality statistics due to the availability of additional demographic information.