Cancer Incidence and Mortality among Blacks, Bronx County, 2007-2011

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 1157.8 558.5 15.4 1137.0 359.9 9.5 347.2 192.9 9.8 384.2 126.0 5.7
Oral cavity and pharynx 32.0 14.2 2.3 15.6 4.9 1.1 10.6 5.0 1.4 1.6 0.5 0.4
Esophagus 18.0 9.0 2.0 6.6 2.1 0.7 11.4 5.8 1.6 4.0 1.3 0.6
Stomach 26.8 14.9 2.7 26.0 8.6 1.5 12.2 7.1 1.9 11.8 3.9 1.0
Colorectal 101.8 51.8 4.8 128.0 41.5 3.3 33.2 18.8 3.1 42.0 14.2 1.9
Colon excluding rectum 72.2 37.9 4.2 97.8 32.2 2.9 27.8 16.0 2.9 37.8 12.8 1.9
Rectum & rectosigmoid 29.6 13.9 2.4 30.2 9.3 1.5 5.4 2.9 1.2 4.2 1.4 0.6
Liver / intrahepatic bile duct 54.2 24.3 3.1 19.2 6.3 1.3 27.8 13.4 2.4 11.6 3.9 1.0
Pancreas 29.8 15.0 2.6 38.8 12.9 1.8 23.8 12.4 2.4 27.2 9.3 1.6
Larynx 15.6 7.3 1.7 6.6 2.0 0.7 7.0 3.2 1.1 1.8 0.5 0.3
Lung and bronchus 126.8 64.8 5.4 124.0 40.1 3.2 84.4 43.4 4.4 74.6 24.6 2.5
Melanoma of the skin 1.8 0.9 0.6 3.0 1.0 0.5 0.4 0.3 0.4 0.8 0.3 0.3
Female breast       323.6 100.9 5.0       64.6 20.4 2.3
Cervix uteri       33.8 10.4 1.6       13.6 4.4 1.1
Corpus uterus and NOS       90.0 28.2 2.6       27.2 9.2 1.6
Ovary       26.4 8.2 1.4       16.4 5.2 1.1
Prostate 461.6 221.1 9.6       54.6 40.3 5.0      
Testis 5.4 1.9 0.7       0.2 0.1 0.2      
Urinary bladder (incl. in situ) 25.8 14.8 2.7 11.8 3.9 1.0 5.0 3.3 1.4 4.6 1.7 0.7
Kidney and renal pelvis 46.0 21.0 2.9 30.2 9.6 1.5 8.4 4.6 1.5 4.2 1.4 0.6
Brain and other nervous system 10.8 4.5 1.3 9.2 2.8 0.8 4.8 2.3 1.0 3.8 1.1 0.5
Thyroid 11.4 4.8 1.3 34.4 10.2 1.5 0.2 0.1 0.1 1.2 0.4 0.3
Hodgkin lymphoma 6.0 2.3 0.9 10.2 2.9 0.8 0.8 0.5 0.5 0.4 0.1 0.2
Non-Hodgkin lymphomas 49.0 20.5 2.7 40.6 12.7 1.8 9.6 4.6 1.4 11.8 3.7 1.0
Myeloma 29.4 15.3 2.7 33.0 10.7 1.7 9.2 5.0 1.5 12.0 4.1 1.0
Leukemias 23.6 11.1 2.2 22.8 7.3 1.4 11.8 5.6 1.5 9.0 3.1 0.9

Notes

  • Incidence data are provisional, November 2013.
  • 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.