Cancer Incidence and Mortality among Blacks, New York City, 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 5234.6 574.8 7.3 5342.4 382.7 4.6 1559.8 195.0 4.6 1854.2 134.2 2.8
Oral cavity and pharynx 130.0 13.2 1.1 69.0 4.9 0.5 37.4 4.0 0.6 19.6 1.4 0.3
Esophagus 63.2 7.3 0.8 35.4 2.5 0.4 46.8 5.4 0.7 22.6 1.6 0.3
Stomach 134.6 16.5 1.3 124.2 9.1 0.7 62.2 8.1 0.9 56.8 4.2 0.5
Colorectal 475.2 54.7 2.3 552.2 39.8 1.5 173.4 21.6 1.5 197.4 14.4 0.9
Colon excluding rectum 338.8 40.0 2.0 420.6 30.5 1.3 144.0 18.2 1.4 171.2 12.5 0.8
Rectum & rectosigmoid 136.4 14.7 1.2 131.6 9.3 0.7 29.4 3.4 0.6 26.2 1.9 0.3
Liver / intrahepatic bile duct 186.4 19.0 1.3 81.6 5.8 0.6 104.6 11.1 1.0 51.6 3.7 0.5
Pancreas 124.8 14.5 1.2 176.0 12.8 0.9 94.0 11.3 1.1 136.8 10.1 0.8
Larynx 63.4 6.9 0.8 24.8 1.7 0.3 25.0 3.0 0.6 9.8 0.7 0.2
Lung and bronchus 546.4 63.9 2.5 547.4 39.4 1.5 370.2 44.2 2.1 339.8 24.7 1.2
Melanoma of the skin 10.2 1.1 0.3 14.2 1.0 0.2 3.2 0.4 0.2 4.2 0.3 0.1
Female breast       1567.6 111.7 2.5       344.6 24.8 1.2
Cervix uteri       161.8 11.7 0.8       57.6 4.1 0.5
Corpus uterus and NOS       457.0 31.7 1.3       125.0 9.0 0.7
Ovary       138.6 9.9 0.7       86.6 6.2 0.6
Prostate 2204.2 235.0 4.6       272.8 41.8 2.3      
Testis 16.2 1.5 0.3       1.2 0.1 0.1      
Urinary bladder (incl. in situ) 135.2 16.9 1.3 74.6 5.5 0.6 30.2 4.3 0.7 27.0 2.0 0.3
Kidney and renal pelvis 173.4 18.3 1.3 127.2 9.1 0.7 27.6 3.4 0.6 19.0 1.4 0.3
Brain and other nervous system 46.4 4.7 0.6 42.6 3.1 0.4 20.4 2.2 0.5 20.6 1.5 0.3
Thyroid 39.0 4.0 0.6 192.0 13.6 0.9 3.6 0.5 0.2 6.8 0.5 0.2
Hodgkin lymphoma 42.0 3.9 0.5 38.0 2.8 0.4 3.6 0.4 0.2 2.6 0.2 0.1
Non-Hodgkin lymphomas 189.8 19.8 1.3 179.4 13.0 0.9 42.8 4.8 0.7 44.2 3.2 0.4
Myeloma 144.0 16.5 1.3 155.4 11.2 0.8 44.4 5.3 0.7 48.2 3.5 0.4
Leukemias 107.6 12.0 1.1 105.4 7.8 0.7 49.6 5.8 0.8 46.8 3.4 0.4

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.