Cancer Incidence and Mortality among Non-Hispanic Blacks, Queens County, 2009-2013

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 1041.6 578.9 16.3 1034.2 382.3 10.6 303.6 187.9 9.8 371.8 135.5 6.2
Oral cavity and pharynx 20.8 11.0 2.2 12.8 4.6 1.1 6.8 3.8 1.3 4.0 1.5 0.7
Esophagus 9.0 5.5 1.7 5.2 1.9 0.8 7.2 4.3 1.5 2.8 1.1 0.6
Stomach 27.6 17.0 3.0 24.0 8.7 1.6 15.2 9.8 2.3 14.6 5.3 1.2
Colorectal 96.2 56.1 5.2 111.8 40.7 3.4 31.0 18.9 3.1 38.8 13.9 2.0
Colon excluding rectum 66.6 39.7 4.4 85.0 30.9 3.0 25.6 15.6 2.8 34.2 12.3 1.9
Rectum & rectosigmoid 29.6 16.4 2.7 26.8 9.8 1.7 5.4 3.3 1.3 4.6 1.6 0.6
Liver / intrahepatic bile duct 22.4 11.4 2.2 11.0 4.0 1.1 17.0 8.8 1.9 9.0 3.2 1.0
Pancreas 27.2 16.4 2.9 35.4 13.0 1.9 19.4 12.1 2.5 25.6 9.3 1.6
Larynx 9.6 5.6 1.7 3.0 1.0 0.5 3.4 2.1 1.0 0.4 0.1 0.2
Lung and bronchus 94.6 56.0 5.3 99.6 36.5 3.2 72.4 43.4 4.7 65.0 23.7 2.6
Melanoma of the skin 1.8 1.0 0.7 3.2 1.2 0.6 0.8 0.4 0.4 1.0 0.4 0.3
Female breast       306.2 113.0 5.7       67.2 24.7 2.7
Cervix uteri       28.6 11.5 1.9       12.8 4.8 1.2
Corpus uterus and NOS       88.0 31.3 3.0       25.2 9.1 1.6
Ovary       30.4 11.3 1.8       21.0 7.7 1.5
Prostate 475.2 251.6 10.5       54.4 38.4 4.7      
Testis 2.2 1.2 0.7       0.0 0.0 0.0      
Urinary bladder (incl. in situ) 30.8 19.5 3.2 15.8 5.9 1.3 7.0 4.7 1.6 5.8 2.1 0.8
Kidney and renal pelvis 36.6 19.9 3.0 24.4 8.9 1.6 4.4 2.7 1.2 4.2 1.5 0.7
Brain and other nervous system 10.0 5.7 1.6 9.2 3.8 1.1 4.0 2.2 1.0 4.2 1.7 0.7
Thyroid 8.0 4.1 1.3 36.4 14.0 2.1 0.8 0.6 0.6 1.2 0.4 0.4
Hodgkin lymphoma 5.0 2.5 1.0 8.0 3.4 1.1 0.6 0.3 0.4 0.4 0.1 0.2
Non-Hodgkin lymphomas 31.6 17.6 2.9 31.6 11.8 1.9 9.0 5.2 1.6 8.0 2.9 0.9
Myeloma 31.6 18.2 2.9 31.4 11.4 1.8 13.0 7.9 2.0 9.2 3.3 1.0
Leukemias 19.2 11.0 2.3 21.6 8.5 1.6 10.2 6.1 1.7 10.2 3.8 1.0

Notes

  • Incidence data are provisional, November 2015.
  • 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.