Cancer Incidence for Borough Park Neighborhood, Brooklyn, 2007-2011

Source: New York State Cancer Registry

Site of Cancer Males Females
Average Annual Cases Rate per 100,000 Males 95% CI (+/-) Average Annual Cases Rate per 100,000 Females 95% CI (+/-)
All Invasive Malignant Tumors 720.2 488.8 16.2 772.4 417.8 13.6
Oral cavity and pharynx 16.8 11.4 2.5 10.6 5.8 1.6
Esophagus 7.0 4.7 1.6 3.6 1.5 0.7
Stomach 26.4 18.3 3.2 17.2 8.4 1.8
Colorectal 75.4 51.4 5.3 83.4 41.5 4.1
Colon excluding rectum 49.2 33.3 4.2 63.0 30.9 3.6
Rectum & rectosigmoid 26.2 18.1 3.1 20.4 10.6 2.1
Liver / intrahepatic bile duct 26.6 17.9 3.1 8.8 4.9 1.5
Pancreas 23.6 15.8 2.9 28.0 12.9 2.2
Larynx 7.0 4.8 1.6 2.4 1.3 0.7
Lung and bronchus 90.0 62.7 5.9 73.2 37.5 4.0
Melanoma of the skin 20.4 13.3 2.6 16.2 8.5 1.9
Female breast       188.4 107.6 7.0
Cervix uteri       14.0 9.0 2.1
Corpus uterus and NOS       53.6 30.0 3.7
Ovary       22.2 12.4 2.4
Prostate 156.8 107.6 7.6      
Testis 7.6 4.9 1.6      
Urinary bladder (incl. in situ) 51.8 35.7 4.4 14.8 7.2 1.7
Kidney and renal pelvis 32.6 21.9 3.4 19.6 10.8 2.2
Brain and other nervous system 16.4 10.6 2.3 11.6 6.4 1.7
Thyroid 18.2 12.0 2.5 64.6 40.8 4.5
Hodgkin lymphoma 5.8 3.8 1.4 5.2 3.2 1.2
Non-Hodgkin lymphomas 33.2 22.4 3.4 33.6 17.1 2.7
Myeloma 9.6 6.5 1.9 7.4 3.8 1.3
Leukemias 29.0 19.1 3.1 25.8 13.3 2.4

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 per year are unstable and should be used with caution. NOS = Not otherwise specified.