Cancer Incidence for Bushwick and Williamsburg 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 354.4 529.5 25.9 349.0 359.9 17.0
Oral cavity and pharynx 13.8 19.1 4.7 5.8 6.0 2.2
Esophagus 6.2 10.2 3.8 2.6 2.7 1.5
Stomach 12.0 19.1 5.0 11.6 12.4 3.2
Colorectal 40.4 61.7 8.9 37.0 38.8 5.6
Colon excluding rectum 26.2 41.2 7.4 28.4 29.7 4.9
Rectum & rectosigmoid 14.2 20.4 5.0 8.6 9.1 2.7
Liver / intrahepatic bile duct 13.4 18.6 4.7 4.2 4.3 1.9
Pancreas 9.8 15.4 4.5 10.0 10.7 3.0
Larynx 6.8 11.3 4.0 2.0 2.0 1.2
Lung and bronchus 39.6 62.4 9.1 32.8 34.8 5.4
Melanoma of the skin 2.6 3.3 1.9 2.4 2.3 1.3
Female breast       93.8 96.5 8.8
Cervix uteri       12.8 12.9 3.2
Corpus uterus and NOS       24.2 24.7 4.4
Ovary       9.8 9.7 2.7
Prostate 109.2 166.6 14.6      
Testis 4.6 4.9 2.0      
Urinary bladder (incl. in situ) 11.2 18.8 5.2 6.2 6.8 2.4
Kidney and renal pelvis 12.8 16.7 4.3 9.6 9.6 2.7
Brain and other nervous system 4.0 4.5 2.1 3.8 3.5 1.6
Thyroid 3.8 5.1 2.4 18.4 18.3 3.8
Hodgkin lymphoma 3.2 4.0 2.0 2.2 2.1 1.3
Non-Hodgkin lymphomas 15.0 20.6 4.9 13.4 13.6 3.3
Myeloma 3.8 6.1 2.8 7.6 8.1 2.6
Leukemias 10.0 13.6 4.1 8.4 8.2 2.5

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.