Cancer Incidence and Mortality among Non-Hispanic 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 1042.0 595.6 16.8 1017.6 383.2 10.7 300.4 192.1 10.1 367.8 137.1 6.3
Oral cavity and pharynx 21.0 11.3 2.2 12.4 4.6 1.2 7.8 4.6 1.5 3.8 1.4 0.7
Esophagus 9.4 6.0 1.8 5.8 2.2 0.8 7.4 4.8 1.6 3.0 1.1 0.6
Stomach 28.0 17.7 3.0 23.6 8.7 1.6 14.4 9.4 2.3 13.8 5.1 1.2
Colorectal 98.8 59.2 5.4 115.6 43.1 3.6 31.4 19.8 3.2 41.4 15.3 2.1
Colon excluding rectum 69.2 42.6 4.7 86.8 32.3 3.1 26.2 16.6 3.0 36.8 13.6 2.0
Rectum & rectosigmoid 29.6 16.6 2.8 28.8 10.8 1.8 5.2 3.2 1.3 4.6 1.7 0.7
Liver / intrahepatic bile duct 24.4 12.8 2.4 11.8 4.4 1.1 16.8 9.0 2.0 8.0 2.9 0.9
Pancreas 23.0 14.1 2.7 32.2 12.2 1.9 19.0 12.1 2.5 25.4 9.5 1.7
Larynx 10.8 6.4 1.8 4.0 1.4 0.6 4.4 2.6 1.1 0.4 0.1 0.2
Lung and bronchus 99.0 60.5 5.6 104.0 38.7 3.4 71.4 44.1 4.8 65.0 24.4 2.7
Melanoma of the skin 2.4 1.4 0.8 3.2 1.2 0.6 0.8 0.4 0.4 1.0 0.4 0.4
Female breast       299.2 112.4 5.8       64.4 24.1 2.7
Cervix uteri       29.0 11.6 1.9       11.6 4.4 1.1
Corpus uterus and NOS       87.2 31.9 3.0       22.2 8.3 1.6
Ovary       30.6 11.4 1.8       22.0 8.2 1.6
Prostate 473.0 258.4 10.8       55.0 39.9 4.9      
Testis 2.4 1.3 0.8       0.0 0.0 0.0      
Urinary bladder (incl. in situ) 32.2 20.6 3.3 16.6 6.3 1.4 7.6 5.3 1.7 6.4 2.3 0.8
Kidney and renal pelvis 34.6 18.9 2.9 23.8 8.9 1.6 5.0 3.2 1.3 4.6 1.7 0.7
Brain and other nervous system 9.4 5.6 1.6 9.4 3.9 1.1 4.6 2.6 1.1 4.6 1.8 0.8
Thyroid 7.4 4.0 1.3 30.2 11.9 1.9 0.6 0.4 0.5 0.4 0.1 0.2
Hodgkin lymphoma 6.0 3.1 1.2 8.0 3.4 1.1 0.4 0.2 0.3 0.6 0.2 0.3
Non-Hodgkin lymphomas 32.2 18.2 2.9 31.2 11.8 1.9 7.8 4.7 1.5 8.4 3.1 1.0
Myeloma 31.8 18.6 3.0 29.0 10.5 1.7 11.8 7.7 2.0 10.2 3.7 1.0
Leukemias 18.2 11.2 2.4 21.2 8.6 1.7 8.8 5.5 1.7 10.8 4.1 1.1

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.