Estimated Cancer Prevalence by Cancer Site and Gender, New York City, 2012

Source: New York State Cancer Registry

Site of Cancer Diagnosed in Last 5 Years Ever Diagnosed
Males Females Males Females
All Sites 60,200 61,600 159,600 192,700
Oral Cavity and Pharynx 1,600 900 4,000 2,800
Esophagus 400 100 600 200
Stomach 800 600 1,600 1,400
Colon and Rectum 5,000 5,400 13,800 16,000
Liver and Intrahepatic Bile Duct 900 300 1,200 500
Pancreas 400 500 600 600
Larynx 600 200 1,600 600
Lung and Bronchus 2,700 3,400 4,600 6,000
Melanoma of the Skin 2,600 2,500 8,200 9,300
Breast   21,500   70,900
Cervix Uteri   1,400   8,700
Corpus and Uterus, NOS   4,900   15,800
Ovary   1,600   5,000
Prostate 27,700   73,900  
Testis 900   4,300  
Urinary Bladder 3,500 1,300 9,900 4,000
Kidney and Renal Pelvis 2,400 1,600 5,700 4,200
Brain and Other Nervous System 600 600 2,100 1,900
Thyroid 1,200 5,600 3,900 17,300
Hodgkin Lymphoma 600 500 2,500 2,100
Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma 2,700 2,600 7,000 7,000
Myeloma 1,000 1,000 1,600 1,700
Leukemia 1,700 1,400 4,400 3,800

Notes

  • Estimated number of residents alive as of January 1, 2012, diagnosed with cancer within the last 5 years or anytime in the past, respectively.
  • Numbers are rounded to the nearest 100.