Cancer Incidence and Mortality among Blacks, New York City, 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 5184.8 583.3 7.5 5165.2 376.4 4.6 1550.8 198.5 4.7 1830.2 134.9 2.8
Oral cavity and pharynx 132.0 13.6 1.1 70.0 5.0 0.5 40.2 4.4 0.6 18.2 1.3 0.3
Esophagus 65.4 7.6 0.9 34.0 2.5 0.4 48.2 5.6 0.8 23.0 1.7 0.3
Stomach 127.2 16.1 1.3 121.6 9.1 0.7 62.4 8.3 1.0 59.0 4.5 0.5
Colorectal 475.0 55.7 2.4 556.4 40.8 1.5 165.6 21.2 1.5 196.6 14.6 0.9
Colon excluding rectum 340.8 41.0 2.1 423.2 31.2 1.3 140.4 18.2 1.4 171.8 12.8 0.9
Rectum & rectosigmoid 134.2 14.7 1.2 133.2 9.6 0.7 25.2 3.0 0.5 24.8 1.8 0.3
Liver / intrahepatic bile duct 174.0 18.2 1.3 75.4 5.5 0.6 101.0 10.9 1.0 50.8 3.7 0.5
Pancreas 125.2 14.8 1.2 164.0 12.2 0.8 97.2 12.1 1.1 127.0 9.6 0.8
Larynx 67.2 7.4 0.8 24.4 1.7 0.3 27.2 3.3 0.6 10.0 0.7 0.2
Lung and bronchus 544.4 64.7 2.6 532.4 39.1 1.5 369.8 44.8 2.2 336.6 24.9 1.2
Melanoma of the skin 11.2 1.3 0.4 16.2 1.2 0.3 3.8 0.5 0.2 5.0 0.4 0.1
Female breast       1517.4 109.8 2.5       335.0 24.4 1.2
Cervix uteri       166.8 12.2 0.8       62.4 4.5 0.5
Corpus uterus and NOS       425.2 30.2 1.3       117.8 8.7 0.7
Ovary       133.0 9.6 0.7       83.4 6.1 0.6
Prostate 2202.2 242.5 4.7       275.0 43.2 2.4      
Testis 16.8 1.5 0.3       1.2 0.1 0.1      
Urinary bladder (incl. in situ) 131.2 16.8 1.4 72.0 5.4 0.6 27.0 4.1 0.7 26.6 2.0 0.3
Kidney and renal pelvis 174.8 18.8 1.3 116.4 8.5 0.7 29.6 3.8 0.6 18.2 1.3 0.3
Brain and other nervous system 45.6 4.6 0.6 45.8 3.4 0.4 19.2 2.1 0.4 20.4 1.5 0.3
Thyroid 38.0 3.9 0.6 174.2 12.5 0.8 3.2 0.5 0.2 7.2 0.5 0.2
Hodgkin lymphoma 40.0 3.7 0.5 36.4 2.7 0.4 3.4 0.4 0.2 3.6 0.3 0.1
Non-Hodgkin lymphomas 190.6 20.0 1.3 172.6 12.6 0.9 42.4 4.8 0.7 46.6 3.4 0.4
Myeloma 134.4 15.8 1.3 141.0 10.4 0.8 44.6 5.5 0.8 50.8 3.8 0.5
Leukemias 100.4 11.4 1.0 103.8 7.8 0.7 49.4 5.9 0.8 46.0 3.4 0.5

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.