Cancer Incidence and Mortality among Blacks, Queens 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 1142.8 571.2 15.5 1126.2 376.6 10.0 314.0 177.1 9.2 385.8 128.0 5.8
Oral cavity and pharynx 24.2 11.4 2.1 13.8 4.5 1.1 6.8 3.4 1.2 4.4 1.5 0.6
Esophagus 9.8 5.4 1.6 5.6 1.9 0.7 7.6 4.1 1.4 3.0 1.1 0.5
Stomach 30.8 17.0 2.8 26.8 8.9 1.5 16.0 9.4 2.1 15.4 5.1 1.2
Colorectal 103.4 54.2 4.9 117.8 39.0 3.2 32.2 17.9 2.9 41.6 13.6 1.9
Colon excluding rectum 71.8 38.6 4.2 89.8 29.8 2.8 26.6 14.8 2.6 36.6 12.0 1.8
Rectum & rectosigmoid 31.6 15.6 2.5 28.0 9.2 1.5 5.6 3.1 1.2 5.0 1.6 0.6
Liver / intrahepatic bile duct 27.0 12.5 2.2 12.6 4.2 1.0 17.6 8.3 1.8 9.2 3.0 0.9
Pancreas 28.8 15.7 2.7 38.2 12.8 1.8 20.2 11.5 2.4 26.8 8.9 1.5
Larynx 11.0 5.9 1.6 3.2 1.0 0.5 3.6 2.1 1.0 0.4 0.1 0.2
Lung and bronchus 100.4 53.9 4.9 106.2 35.5 3.1 73.8 40.1 4.3 66.0 22.0 2.4
Melanoma of the skin 2.2 1.0 0.6 3.6 1.2 0.6 0.8 0.4 0.4 1.0 0.4 0.3
Female breast       332.6 110.5 5.4       69.8 23.2 2.5
Cervix uteri       31.6 11.3 1.8       12.8 4.4 1.1
Corpus uterus and NOS       93.6 30.3 2.8       26.0 8.5 1.5
Ovary       33.6 11.3 1.7       21.8 7.3 1.4
Prostate 519.0 247.9 9.9       55.8 36.2 4.4      
Testis 5.0 2.2 0.9       0.0 0.0 0.0      
Urinary bladder (incl. in situ) 34.0 19.7 3.1 17.2 5.9 1.3 7.4 4.6 1.5 6.0 2.0 0.7
Kidney and renal pelvis 40.0 19.4 2.8 27.8 9.2 1.6 4.4 2.5 1.1 4.4 1.4 0.6
Brain and other nervous system 11.4 5.7 1.5 10.8 4.0 1.1 4.2 2.1 0.9 4.6 1.6 0.7
Thyroid 9.0 4.0 1.2 42.4 14.5 2.0 0.8 0.5 0.5 1.2 0.4 0.3
Hodgkin lymphoma 6.4 2.8 1.0 8.8 3.2 1.0 0.6 0.3 0.3 0.4 0.1 0.2
Non-Hodgkin lymphomas 34.8 17.5 2.7 36.8 12.4 1.8 9.8 5.2 1.5 8.4 2.8 0.8
Myeloma 33.2 17.2 2.7 34.6 11.3 1.7 13.4 7.4 1.9 9.6 3.1 0.9
Leukemias 22.4 11.4 2.2 24.2 8.6 1.6 10.4 5.6 1.6 11.0 3.7 1.0

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.