Cancer Incidence and Mortality among Blacks, Bronx 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 1176.4 552.1 15.1 1189.0 368.6 9.5 352.4 189.1 9.5 393.2 125.9 5.7
Oral cavity and pharynx 31.6 13.5 2.2 15.8 4.8 1.1 8.8 3.9 1.2 2.2 0.8 0.5
Esophagus 17.6 8.9 2.0 7.8 2.4 0.8 12.2 6.0 1.6 5.2 1.7 0.6
Stomach 29.2 15.8 2.8 27.8 9.0 1.5 12.2 7.0 1.9 12.4 4.1 1.0
Colorectal 101.4 50.6 4.8 125.6 39.5 3.1 37.4 20.1 3.1 43.8 14.3 1.9
Colon excluding rectum 72.2 37.8 4.2 94.6 30.2 2.8 30.2 16.5 2.8 38.8 12.7 1.8
Rectum & rectosigmoid 29.2 12.9 2.2 31.0 9.4 1.5 7.2 3.5 1.2 5.0 1.6 0.6
Liver / intrahepatic bile duct 60.6 26.7 3.2 21.2 6.8 1.3 30.6 14.2 2.4 11.4 3.6 1.0
Pancreas 27.6 13.6 2.4 41.6 13.5 1.9 22.6 11.6 2.3 27.2 9.0 1.5
Larynx 15.2 7.0 1.7 6.6 1.9 0.7 6.2 2.8 1.1 2.6 0.8 0.4
Lung and bronchus 130.6 65.9 5.4 126.0 39.9 3.2 83.8 42.5 4.4 77.8 25.0 2.5
Melanoma of the skin 1.4 0.7 0.6 2.8 0.9 0.5 0.4 0.3 0.4 1.0 0.3 0.3
Female breast       339.2 103.7 5.0       69.4 21.5 2.3
Cervix uteri       31.2 9.4 1.5       11.2 3.5 0.9
Corpus uterus and NOS       96.2 29.5 2.7       29.0 9.6 1.6
Ovary       26.6 8.2 1.4       14.2 4.5 1.1
Prostate 455.8 209.5 9.1       53.0 37.9 4.7      
Testis 4.8 1.7 0.7       0.2 0.1 0.2      
Urinary bladder (incl. in situ) 27.8 15.3 2.7 12.8 4.1 1.0 5.4 3.4 1.4 5.0 1.7 0.7
Kidney and renal pelvis 47.8 21.5 2.9 33.6 10.5 1.6 8.0 4.4 1.5 5.6 1.8 0.7
Brain and other nervous system 11.6 5.0 1.4 8.0 2.4 0.8 5.2 2.4 1.0 3.4 1.0 0.5
Thyroid 10.8 4.4 1.2 45.2 13.3 1.7 0.2 0.1 0.1 1.2 0.4 0.3
Hodgkin lymphoma 7.6 2.8 1.0 11.0 3.1 0.8 0.8 0.5 0.5 0.2 0.1 0.1
Non-Hodgkin lymphomas 50.6 21.2 2.8 41.8 12.9 1.8 10.4 4.7 1.4 10.6 3.3 0.9
Myeloma 30.8 15.2 2.6 37.4 11.9 1.7 9.4 5.0 1.5 11.6 3.8 1.0
Leukemias 26.6 12.1 2.2 24.4 7.7 1.4 10.6 5.0 1.4 9.2 3.1 0.9

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.