Estimated Cancer Prevalence by Cancer Site and Gender, New York City, 2011

Source: New York State Cancer Registry

Site of Cancer Diagnosed in Last 5 Years Ever Diagnosed
Males Females Males Females
All Sites 59,000 60,400 153,400 188,200
Oral Cavity and Pharynx 1,500 900 3,900 2,800
Esophagus 400 100 600 200
Stomach 800 600 1,600 1,300
Colon and Rectum 4,900 5,400 13,400 15,800
Liver and Intrahepatic Bile Duct 800 300 1,000 500
Pancreas 400 400 500 600
Larynx 600 200 1,600 600
Lung and Bronchus 2,600 3,300 4,400 5,800
Melanoma of the Skin 2,600 2,500 8,000 9,000
Breast   21,300   70,000
Cervix Uteri   1,500   9,000
Corpus and Uterus, NOS   4,800   15,700
Ovary   1,500   4,700
Prostate 27,600   71,300  
Testis 800   3,700  
Urinary Bladder 3,400 1,300 9,600 3,900
Kidney and Renal Pelvis 2,400 1,600 5,400 4,000
Brain and Other Nervous System 600 600 2,000 1,900
Thyroid 1,200 5,200 3,700 16,300
Hodgkin Lymphoma 600 500 2,600 2,100
Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma 2,600 2,500 6,600 6,700
Myeloma 900 1,000 1,500 1,600
Leukemia 1,600 1,300 4,200 3,600

Notes

  • Estimated number of residents alive as of January 1, 2011, diagnosed with cancer within the last 5 years or anytime in the past, respectively.
  • Numbers are rounded to the nearest 100.