Cancer Incidence and Mortality among Blacks, Queens County, 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 1123.6 594.1 16.2 1081.8 375.8 10.1 304.4 182.9 9.6 373.6 129.9 5.9
Oral cavity and pharynx 23.8 11.4 2.1 10.8 3.7 1.0 7.2 3.8 1.3 3.6 1.2 0.6
Esophagus 10.2 5.9 1.7 6.2 2.1 0.8 7.6 4.6 1.5 3.4 1.2 0.6
Stomach 31.4 18.2 3.0 25.8 9.0 1.6 14.0 8.5 2.1 13.8 4.8 1.2
Colorectal 104.4 56.8 5.1 125.2 43.1 3.4 29.6 17.9 3.0 44.2 15.2 2.0
Colon excluding rectum 74.0 41.5 4.4 92.8 32.0 2.9 25.6 15.5 2.8 39.6 13.6 1.9
Rectum & rectosigmoid 30.4 15.2 2.5 32.4 11.1 1.7 4.0 2.4 1.1 4.6 1.6 0.7
Liver / intrahepatic bile duct 25.8 12.5 2.3 12.6 4.4 1.1 16.0 8.0 1.8 8.0 2.7 0.8
Pancreas 24.8 14.4 2.7 31.8 11.2 1.8 22.0 13.3 2.6 24.8 8.8 1.6
Larynx 12.8 7.1 1.8 4.6 1.5 0.6 4.0 2.2 1.0 0.8 0.2 0.2
Lung and bronchus 105.4 59.4 5.3 105.8 36.9 3.2 71.6 41.4 4.5 66.4 23.4 2.5
Melanoma of the skin 2.2 1.1 0.7 3.8 1.3 0.6 1.0 0.6 0.6 0.8 0.3 0.3
Female breast       327.8 113.1 5.5       64.8 22.4 2.5
Cervix uteri       33.2 11.9 1.8       11.0 3.8 1.0
Corpus uterus and NOS       91.8 31.2 2.9       22.0 7.7 1.5
Ovary       29.2 10.0 1.6       20.4 7.0 1.4
Prostate 506.8 258.3 10.5       55.4 38.0 4.6      
Testis 4.2 1.9 0.8       0.2 0.1 0.2      
Urinary bladder (incl. in situ) 35.2 21.2 3.3 17.0 6.1 1.3 8.0 5.4 1.7 6.2 2.2 0.8
Kidney and renal pelvis 40.0 20.1 2.9 24.0 8.3 1.5 5.4 3.3 1.3 4.8 1.6 0.6
Brain and other nervous system 10.8 5.4 1.5 11.0 4.1 1.1 4.8 2.4 1.0 4.2 1.5 0.6
Thyroid 7.2 3.4 1.1 33.8 11.8 1.8 0.2 0.1 0.2 0.8 0.3 0.3
Hodgkin lymphoma 7.8 3.6 1.2 8.2 3.1 1.0 0.4 0.2 0.2 1.2 0.4 0.4
Non-Hodgkin lymphomas 37.0 19.0 2.9 33.6 11.7 1.8 9.6 5.3 1.6 9.0 3.1 0.9
Myeloma 31.2 17.3 2.8 27.8 9.4 1.6 12.4 7.6 1.9 10.6 3.6 1.0
Leukemias 20.0 11.0 2.3 23.6 8.6 1.6 9.2 5.5 1.7 11.0 3.8 1.0

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.