Cancer Incidence and Mortality among Blacks, Queens County, 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 1137.2 586.4 15.9 1105.4 377.1 10.1 311.6 181.8 9.4 383.0 130.3 5.9
Oral cavity and pharynx 24.0 11.5 2.1 13.4 4.5 1.1 7.8 4.2 1.4 4.0 1.4 0.6
Esophagus 10.4 6.0 1.7 6.2 2.1 0.8 7.8 4.6 1.5 3.2 1.1 0.6
Stomach 30.8 17.4 2.9 25.8 8.7 1.5 15.4 9.1 2.1 14.6 5.0 1.1
Colorectal 106.6 57.3 5.1 122.0 41.3 3.3 32.6 18.8 3.0 43.8 14.7 2.0
Colon excluding rectum 75.2 41.6 4.4 91.8 31.1 2.9 27.2 15.8 2.8 38.8 13.1 1.9
Rectum & rectosigmoid 31.4 15.7 2.6 30.2 10.2 1.6 5.4 3.0 1.2 5.0 1.6 0.6
Liver / intrahepatic bile duct 28.4 13.7 2.3 13.0 4.4 1.1 17.2 8.4 1.9 8.2 2.7 0.8
Pancreas 24.4 13.7 2.5 35.8 12.3 1.8 20.4 11.9 2.4 26.8 9.2 1.6
Larynx 12.0 6.5 1.7 4.2 1.3 0.6 4.6 2.6 1.1 0.4 0.1 0.2
Lung and bronchus 105.8 58.6 5.2 110.4 37.6 3.2 72.6 40.9 4.4 66.4 22.9 2.5
Melanoma of the skin 2.6 1.3 0.7 3.8 1.3 0.6 0.8 0.4 0.4 1.0 0.4 0.3
Female breast       324.8 110.1 5.4       67.2 22.8 2.5
Cervix uteri       32.2 11.5 1.8       11.6 4.0 1.0
Corpus uterus and NOS       94.0 31.3 2.9       22.8 7.8 1.4
Ovary       33.0 11.2 1.7       23.0 7.8 1.4
Prostate 510.0 252.2 10.2       56.4 37.6 4.5      
Testis 5.4 2.5 0.9       0.0 0.0 0.0      
Urinary bladder (incl. in situ) 34.6 20.3 3.2 17.6 6.1 1.3 7.8 5.0 1.6 6.6 2.2 0.8
Kidney and renal pelvis 38.0 18.7 2.8 26.0 8.8 1.5 5.0 3.0 1.2 4.6 1.5 0.6
Brain and other nervous system 10.6 5.4 1.5 11.0 4.1 1.1 4.8 2.5 1.0 5.2 1.8 0.7
Thyroid 8.6 4.1 1.3 36.2 12.6 1.9 0.6 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.1 0.2
Hodgkin lymphoma 8.0 3.7 1.2 8.8 3.3 1.0 0.4 0.2 0.3 0.6 0.2 0.2
Non-Hodgkin lymphomas 36.0 18.2 2.8 35.8 12.3 1.8 8.6 4.7 1.5 9.0 3.1 0.9
Myeloma 33.8 17.9 2.8 30.6 10.1 1.6 12.2 7.2 1.9 10.6 3.5 0.9
Leukemias 21.4 11.7 2.3 23.8 8.6 1.6 9.0 5.1 1.6 12.0 4.1 1.0

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.