Cancer Incidence and Mortality among Non-Hispanic 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 1034.4 604.0 17.1 994.8 380.5 10.7 292.2 191.8 10.2 358.6 136.3 6.4
Oral cavity and pharynx 21.0 11.3 2.2 10.0 3.7 1.1 7.2 4.2 1.4 3.4 1.2 0.6
Esophagus 9.4 6.0 1.8 5.8 2.2 0.8 7.2 4.7 1.6 3.2 1.3 0.6
Stomach 27.8 17.8 3.1 23.8 9.0 1.6 13.0 8.6 2.2 13.2 5.0 1.2
Colorectal 96.8 58.1 5.4 118.2 44.6 3.6 28.2 18.5 3.2 42.4 16.0 2.2
Colon excluding rectum 69.0 42.6 4.7 87.4 33.0 3.1 24.2 15.8 2.9 38.0 14.3 2.1
Rectum & rectosigmoid 27.8 15.5 2.7 30.8 11.7 1.9 4.0 2.6 1.2 4.4 1.7 0.7
Liver / intrahepatic bile duct 22.6 11.9 2.3 11.4 4.4 1.2 15.4 8.5 2.0 7.8 2.9 0.9
Pancreas 23.4 14.9 2.8 28.6 11.0 1.8 20.6 13.6 2.7 23.4 9.1 1.7
Larynx 10.8 6.5 1.8 4.4 1.6 0.7 3.8 2.3 1.0 0.8 0.3 0.3
Lung and bronchus 98.8 61.4 5.6 100.0 38.0 3.4 70.2 44.4 4.8 64.8 24.9 2.7
Melanoma of the skin 2.2 1.3 0.8 2.8 1.0 0.5 1.0 0.7 0.6 0.8 0.3 0.3
Female breast       300.2 114.5 5.9       62.4 23.7 2.7
Cervix uteri       30.2 12.0 1.9       11.0 4.2 1.1
Corpus uterus and NOS       83.8 31.2 3.0       21.2 8.1 1.6
Ovary       28.0 10.6 1.8       19.4 7.3 1.5
Prostate 472.4 265.3 11.1       54.0 40.3 4.9      
Testis 2.4 1.3 0.7       0.2 0.1 0.2      
Urinary bladder (incl. in situ) 32.2 21.2 3.4 15.4 6.0 1.3 7.8 5.7 1.9 5.8 2.2 0.8
Kidney and renal pelvis 36.4 20.4 3.1 22.6 8.7 1.6 5.4 3.6 1.4 4.8 1.7 0.7
Brain and other nervous system 9.4 5.4 1.6 9.6 4.1 1.2 4.6 2.6 1.1 3.6 1.4 0.7
Thyroid 6.0 3.2 1.2 29.4 11.6 1.9 0.2 0.1 0.3 0.8 0.3 0.3
Hodgkin lymphoma 6.2 3.3 1.2 7.2 3.1 1.0 0.4 0.2 0.3 1.0 0.4 0.4
Non-Hodgkin lymphomas 33.2 19.0 3.0 29.6 11.4 1.9 8.8 5.3 1.6 8.4 3.1 1.0
Myeloma 29.2 17.7 3.0 26.4 9.8 1.7 11.6 7.7 2.1 10.4 3.8 1.1
Leukemias 17.8 10.9 2.4 20.6 8.4 1.7 9.0 5.9 1.8 9.8 3.8 1.1

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.