Cancer Incidence and Mortality among Blacks, Bronx County, 2009-2013

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 1219.8 551.3 14.8 1224.8 370.7 9.4 355.4 183.6 9.2 390.8 121.7 5.5
Oral cavity and pharynx 33.4 14.2 2.3 15.0 4.5 1.0 7.6 3.4 1.1 2.8 0.9 0.5
Esophagus 15.8 7.9 1.9 7.4 2.2 0.7 10.6 5.3 1.5 4.6 1.3 0.6
Stomach 32.2 16.4 2.7 29.8 9.3 1.5 11.8 6.6 1.8 12.6 4.0 1.0
Colorectal 98.4 47.2 4.5 123.8 37.8 3.0 36.4 18.3 2.9 43.4 13.6 1.8
Colon excluding rectum 70.4 35.0 3.9 91.0 28.1 2.6 29.4 15.0 2.6 38.8 12.3 1.8
Rectum & rectosigmoid 28.0 12.2 2.1 32.8 9.7 1.5 7.0 3.3 1.2 4.6 1.3 0.6
Liver / intrahepatic bile duct 66.6 28.0 3.2 24.0 7.3 1.3 31.8 14.3 2.4 13.0 4.1 1.0
Pancreas 32.6 15.3 2.5 41.0 12.9 1.8 23.8 12.0 2.3 26.2 8.4 1.5
Larynx 13.0 5.6 1.4 5.6 1.6 0.6 6.2 2.7 1.0 2.6 0.8 0.4
Lung and bronchus 129.8 63.4 5.2 129.8 39.9 3.1 84.8 41.2 4.2 74.8 23.3 2.4
Melanoma of the skin 1.6 0.8 0.6 3.0 1.0 0.5 0.6 0.3 0.4 0.8 0.3 0.3
Female breast       341.0 102.3 4.9       70.4 21.4 2.3
Cervix uteri       28.8 8.4 1.4       10.4 3.2 0.9
Corpus uterus and NOS       100.6 30.0 2.7       30.0 9.6 1.6
Ovary       27.4 8.2 1.4       13.8 4.3 1.0
Prostate 463.8 204.3 8.8       52.0 35.6 4.5      
Testis 5.2 1.8 0.7       0.2 0.1 0.2      
Urinary bladder (incl. in situ) 32.2 17.1 2.8 15.0 4.8 1.1 7.0 4.2 1.5 5.6 1.9 0.7
Kidney and renal pelvis 53.6 23.2 2.9 35.8 11.0 1.6 8.6 4.4 1.4 4.6 1.4 0.6
Brain and other nervous system 11.8 4.7 1.3 10.0 3.0 0.8 5.4 2.4 1.0 3.6 1.1 0.5
Thyroid 10.4 4.2 1.2 54.2 15.8 1.9 0.2 0.1 0.1 1.2 0.4 0.3
Hodgkin lymphoma 8.8 3.3 1.1 11.0 3.1 0.8 0.8 0.4 0.5 0.6 0.2 0.2
Non-Hodgkin lymphomas 51.2 21.3 2.8 44.8 13.5 1.8 10.2 4.7 1.4 10.2 3.1 0.9
Myeloma 33.4 16.2 2.6 36.2 11.5 1.7 8.8 4.4 1.4 11.2 3.5 0.9
Leukemias 29.0 12.3 2.2 28.8 8.8 1.5 11.8 5.6 1.5 8.4 2.8 0.8

Notes

  • Incidence data are provisional, November 2015.
  • 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.