Cancer Incidence for Bushwick and Williamsburg Neighborhood, Brooklyn, 2008-2012

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 349.4 517.0 25.5 354.8 364.1 17.1
Oral cavity and pharynx 14.0 19.4 4.7 5.6 5.7 2.1
Esophagus 6.6 10.6 3.8 2.8 3.0 1.6
Stomach 11.6 17.7 4.7 9.4 10.0 2.9
Colorectal 38.0 58.7 8.8 36.0 38.0 5.6
Colon excluding rectum 24.2 38.6 7.2 27.4 29.0 4.9
Rectum & rectosigmoid 13.8 20.1 5.0 8.6 9.0 2.7
Liver / intrahepatic bile duct 12.6 16.8 4.3 5.4 5.7 2.2
Pancreas 9.8 14.9 4.4 11.4 12.4 3.2
Larynx 5.6 9.8 3.8 1.8 1.8 1.2
Lung and bronchus 40.6 63.2 9.1 33.4 35.3 5.4
Melanoma of the skin 2.0 2.4 1.6 2.2 2.1 1.3
Female breast       95.8 97.6 8.8
Cervix uteri       13.0 13.0 3.2
Corpus uterus and NOS       26.8 27.1 4.6
Ovary       9.6 9.4 2.7
Prostate 105.8 158.0 14.0      
Testis 4.6 4.7 2.0      
Urinary bladder (incl. in situ) 12.2 20.0 5.3 4.6 4.9 2.0
Kidney and renal pelvis 12.4 16.4 4.2 10.0 10.0 2.8
Brain and other nervous system 4.2 5.0 2.2 4.0 3.7 1.6
Thyroid 3.6 4.8 2.4 19.6 19.0 3.8
Hodgkin lymphoma 2.8 3.5 1.9 1.6 1.6 1.1
Non-Hodgkin lymphomas 16.6 22.7 5.2 13.4 13.5 3.3
Myeloma 4.4 7.9 3.5 8.4 9.0 2.7
Leukemias 10.6 14.1 4.1 8.0 8.1 2.5

Notes

  • Incidence data are provisional, November 2014.
  • 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.