Cancer Incidence and Mortality among Blacks, Westchester 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 350.6 611.4 30.0 322.8 369.4 18.2 105.0 205.1 18.5 128.0 148.3 11.6
Oral cavity and pharynx 7.4 11.8 4.0 3.6 4.0 1.9 1.8 3.2 2.2 1.4 1.5 1.1
Esophagus 5.0 9.0 3.8 0.6 0.7 0.7 4.0 6.9 3.2 2.4 2.8 1.6
Stomach 6.2 13.8 5.1 8.8 10.0 3.0 4.4 10.3 4.5 4.4 4.8 2.0
Colorectal 31.6 57.5 9.4 31.4 35.9 5.7 10.2 18.8 5.4 12.4 13.8 3.5
Colon excluding rectum 25.6 46.5 8.5 24.0 27.4 5.0 8.6 16.0 5.0 11.6 13.0 3.4
Rectum & rectosigmoid 6.0 10.9 4.1 7.4 8.5 2.8 1.6 2.8 2.1 0.8 0.8 0.8
Liver / intrahepatic bile duct 10.4 16.6 4.7 2.8 3.1 1.6 7.2 12.8 4.4 3.4 4.0 1.9
Pancreas 9.6 16.8 5.0 10.0 11.0 3.1 6.4 10.7 3.8 7.4 8.4 2.8
Larynx 6.0 10.8 4.1 1.4 1.6 1.2 0.2 0.3 0.5 0.2 0.2 0.4
Lung and bronchus 38.4 70.6 10.5 35.8 42.1 6.3 27.0 53.3 9.4 26.6 31.2 5.4
Melanoma of the skin 1.0 1.5 1.4 0.8 0.9 0.9 0.2 0.3 0.6 0.2 0.2 0.4
Female breast       96.0 109.2 9.9       22.4 25.8 4.8
Cervix uteri       9.0 10.7 3.2       4.8 5.4 2.2
Corpus uterus and NOS       24.0 27.0 4.9       8.8 10.4 3.1
Ovary       9.4 10.7 3.1       5.6 6.8 2.5
Prostate 145.4 247.5 18.8       14.4 33.6 8.1      
Testis 0.8 1.0 1.0       0.2 0.3 0.7      
Urinary bladder (incl. in situ) 10.6 21.0 5.9 6.6 7.8 2.7 2.4 4.6 2.7 3.2 3.9 1.9
Kidney and renal pelvis 12.8 21.8 5.6 8.8 10.3 3.1 1.8 3.4 2.3 2.0 2.3 1.4
Brain and other nervous system 3.4 5.2 2.6 2.2 2.6 1.5 1.4 2.4 1.9 1.0 1.3 1.1
Thyroid 3.6 5.8 2.8 10.6 11.9 3.2 0.6 0.8 0.9 1.0 1.0 0.9
Hodgkin lymphoma 2.4 3.3 1.9 1.4 1.7 1.2 0.6 0.8 0.9 0.0 0.0 0.0
Non-Hodgkin lymphomas 12.6 20.2 5.2 10.0 11.5 3.2 3.2 6.6 3.4 2.8 3.5 1.8
Myeloma 8.6 15.4 4.8 13.2 15.3 3.7 4.0 8.4 3.8 4.6 5.5 2.3
Leukemias 8.2 13.4 4.3 6.0 6.9 2.5 4.2 7.9 3.5 2.8 3.1 1.6

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.