Cancer Incidence and Mortality among Blacks, Nassau 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 381.2 588.8 27.8 367.4 390.1 18.1 98.4 170.2 15.9 114.8 125.5 10.4
Oral cavity and pharynx 5.0 7.5 3.1 3.2 3.3 1.6 2.0 2.5 1.6 1.4 1.5 1.1
Esophagus 4.8 8.2 3.5 2.4 2.4 1.4 3.6 6.1 3.0 1.0 1.0 0.9
Stomach 10.0 17.4 5.1 7.6 8.5 2.7 4.8 7.9 3.3 3.8 4.4 2.0
Colorectal 30.0 46.7 7.9 33.8 36.6 5.6 8.8 14.1 4.4 10.6 11.3 3.1
Colon excluding rectum 20.4 31.6 6.4 24.2 26.2 4.7 7.6 12.3 4.1 9.6 10.3 2.9
Rectum & rectosigmoid 9.6 15.1 4.5 9.6 10.4 3.0 1.2 1.8 1.5 1.0 1.0 0.9
Liver / intrahepatic bile duct 9.8 13.8 4.1 2.2 2.4 1.4 7.6 10.9 3.7 1.8 2.0 1.3
Pancreas 10.2 18.0 5.2 11.6 13.1 3.4 6.4 11.7 4.2 7.2 8.2 2.7
Larynx 2.4 3.4 2.0 1.0 1.0 0.9 1.0 1.8 1.7 0.2 0.2 0.5
Lung and bronchus 35.2 59.1 9.2 33.2 34.9 5.4 22.2 38.0 7.5 19.8 21.3 4.3
Melanoma of the skin 0.4 0.8 1.2 1.6 1.5 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.8 0.7 0.7
Female breast       122.6 127.9 10.3       25.0 26.9 4.8
Cervix uteri       7.2 7.9 2.6       3.8 3.8 1.7
Corpus uterus and NOS       28.0 28.8 4.8       6.6 7.6 2.6
Ovary       8.4 8.8 2.7       5.4 5.6 2.1
Prostate 170.4 253.5 17.8       13.8 29.9 7.3      
Testis 1.2 1.6 1.3       0.2 0.2 0.5      
Urinary bladder (incl. in situ) 12.2 23.0 6.1 5.4 6.1 2.3 2.8 5.5 3.0 0.6 0.7 0.8
Kidney and renal pelvis 17.0 24.9 5.5 10.4 10.8 3.0 2.6 3.7 2.1 2.0 2.3 1.4
Brain and other nervous system 4.8 6.5 2.6 4.6 4.9 2.1 2.2 3.1 1.9 2.0 2.2 1.4
Thyroid 4.8 6.5 2.7 17.4 18.1 3.8 0.2 0.3 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.7
Hodgkin lymphoma 3.2 4.3 2.2 1.6 1.7 1.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.4 0.4 0.5
Non-Hodgkin lymphomas 10.4 15.3 4.4 11.6 12.3 3.2 3.2 4.7 2.4 2.8 3.4 1.8
Myeloma 13.0 21.9 5.6 14.8 16.3 3.8 4.4 8.2 3.6 6.0 6.8 2.5
Leukemias 8.4 14.2 4.5 6.8 7.6 2.6 3.8 6.4 3.0 1.6 1.8 1.3

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.