Cancer Incidence and Mortality among Non-Hispanic 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 4665.8 611.4 8.2 4809.0 409.4 5.2 1496.6 221.1 5.3 1784.8 152.0 3.2
Oral cavity and pharynx 111.2 13.6 1.2 63.0 5.3 0.6 35.6 4.6 0.7 19.4 1.6 0.3
Esophagus 56.8 7.7 0.9 32.8 2.7 0.4 45.2 6.1 0.8 21.8 1.8 0.3
Stomach 119.4 17.6 1.5 111.4 9.6 0.8 59.6 9.1 1.1 52.4 4.6 0.6
Colorectal 421.2 58.1 2.6 499.8 42.5 1.7 167.8 24.7 1.8 188.2 16.1 1.0
Colon excluding rectum 302.2 42.8 2.3 381.2 32.6 1.5 138.8 20.7 1.6 163.6 14.0 1.0
Rectum & rectosigmoid 119.0 15.4 1.3 118.6 10.0 0.8 29.0 4.0 0.7 24.6 2.1 0.4
Liver / intrahepatic bile duct 159.8 19.2 1.4 69.6 5.8 0.6 99.8 12.6 1.2 48.6 4.1 0.5
Pancreas 113.4 15.7 1.4 160.4 13.7 1.0 90.6 12.9 1.2 130.2 11.2 0.9
Larynx 55.2 7.2 0.9 23.4 1.9 0.4 24.4 3.5 0.6 9.6 0.8 0.2
Lung and bronchus 504.6 69.9 2.9 505.2 42.8 1.7 359.4 50.8 2.5 332.0 28.3 1.4
Melanoma of the skin 7.8 1.0 0.3 11.2 1.0 0.3 3.0 0.4 0.2 4.2 0.4 0.2
Female breast       1403.4 119.5 2.8       333.2 28.4 1.4
Cervix uteri       144.2 12.6 0.9       56.0 4.7 0.6
Corpus uterus and NOS       415.8 34.1 1.5       119.8 10.1 0.8
Ovary       127.2 10.8 0.9       83.4 7.0 0.7
Prostate 1982.6 251.2 5.2       257.8 46.2 2.6      
Testis 10.4 1.2 0.3       1.2 0.1 0.1      
Urinary bladder (incl. in situ) 120.4 17.8 1.5 67.2 5.8 0.6 29.2 4.9 0.8 26.2 2.2 0.4
Kidney and renal pelvis 152.8 19.3 1.4 114.8 9.8 0.8 27.0 3.9 0.7 18.6 1.6 0.3
Brain and other nervous system 38.2 4.8 0.7 36.6 3.3 0.5 19.0 2.5 0.5 19.4 1.7 0.3
Thyroid 33.6 4.1 0.6 162.8 14.0 1.0 3.4 0.5 0.3 6.6 0.6 0.2
Hodgkin lymphoma 35.8 4.1 0.6 34.6 3.1 0.5 3.6 0.5 0.2 2.4 0.2 0.1
Non-Hodgkin lymphomas 162.0 20.3 1.5 158.2 13.6 1.0 40.0 5.4 0.8 42.8 3.7 0.5
Myeloma 131.0 17.9 1.4 141.2 12.0 0.9 42.2 6.0 0.8 46.8 4.0 0.5
Leukemias 92.2 12.5 1.2 92.0 8.1 0.8 48.0 6.7 0.9 43.6 3.8 0.5

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.