Cancer Incidence and Mortality among Blacks, New York City, 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 5308.4 566.3 7.1 5461.8 384.3 4.6 1578.2 191.4 4.4 1855.0 131.3 2.7
Oral cavity and pharynx 133.0 13.2 1.0 69.0 4.8 0.5 38.0 4.0 0.6 20.8 1.5 0.3
Esophagus 58.8 6.6 0.8 33.0 2.3 0.4 42.2 4.7 0.7 20.2 1.4 0.3
Stomach 140.8 16.6 1.3 126.6 9.1 0.7 62.2 7.8 0.9 56.2 4.1 0.5
Colorectal 471.6 52.8 2.2 541.0 38.1 1.5 169.8 20.4 1.4 196.4 14.0 0.9
Colon excluding rectum 332.6 38.2 1.9 407.6 28.9 1.3 140.2 17.1 1.3 171.4 12.2 0.8
Rectum & rectosigmoid 139.0 14.6 1.1 133.4 9.3 0.7 29.6 3.3 0.6 25.0 1.7 0.3
Liver / intrahepatic bile duct 196.2 19.5 1.3 90.0 6.2 0.6 107.4 11.1 1.0 55.2 3.9 0.5
Pancreas 139.0 15.7 1.2 186.2 13.3 0.9 99.4 11.7 1.1 137.0 9.8 0.7
Larynx 62.0 6.6 0.8 20.8 1.4 0.3 24.2 2.8 0.5 8.8 0.6 0.2
Lung and bronchus 540.2 61.4 2.4 547.4 38.6 1.5 374.4 43.6 2.1 340.8 24.1 1.2
Melanoma of the skin 9.8 1.1 0.3 14.4 1.0 0.2 3.6 0.4 0.2 4.0 0.3 0.1
Female breast       1602.8 112.4 2.5       340.6 24.0 1.2
Cervix uteri       157.6 11.3 0.8       57.2 4.0 0.5
Corpus uterus and NOS       465.2 31.7 1.3       127.0 8.9 0.7
Ovary       140.2 9.9 0.7       84.4 5.9 0.6
Prostate 2206.6 227.8 4.4       274.2 40.5 2.2      
Testis 17.4 1.6 0.3       1.2 0.1 0.1      
Urinary bladder (incl. in situ) 143.4 17.6 1.4 80.0 5.8 0.6 31.8 4.3 0.7 27.2 2.0 0.3
Kidney and renal pelvis 189.6 19.4 1.3 131.6 9.3 0.7 28.0 3.3 0.6 18.0 1.3 0.3
Brain and other nervous system 49.6 4.9 0.6 46.8 3.4 0.4 20.6 2.2 0.4 21.0 1.5 0.3
Thyroid 38.4 3.8 0.6 214.0 15.0 0.9 4.0 0.5 0.2 6.6 0.5 0.2
Hodgkin lymphoma 38.4 3.5 0.5 38.0 2.8 0.4 3.8 0.4 0.2 3.0 0.2 0.1
Non-Hodgkin lymphomas 189.2 19.4 1.3 189.4 13.4 0.9 45.0 5.0 0.7 44.6 3.2 0.4
Myeloma 148.6 16.6 1.3 160.2 11.4 0.8 48.6 5.6 0.7 48.0 3.4 0.4
Leukemias 114.4 12.1 1.0 111.6 8.1 0.7 50.8 5.8 0.8 45.0 3.2 0.4

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.