Cancer Incidence for Inwood and Washington Heights Neighborhood, Manhattan, 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 534.8 514.0 20.1 518.2 349.0 13.6
Oral cavity and pharynx 16.0 14.6 3.3 9.0 6.1 1.8
Esophagus 7.8 7.4 2.4 2.6 1.7 0.9
Stomach 13.0 12.3 3.1 10.8 7.0 1.9
Colorectal 49.4 48.5 6.2 49.6 32.9 4.1
Colon excluding rectum 32.2 32.6 5.2 35.6 23.5 3.5
Rectum & rectosigmoid 17.2 15.9 3.5 14.0 9.4 2.2
Liver / intrahepatic bile duct 20.6 19.7 3.9 13.2 8.6 2.1
Pancreas 14.0 14.6 3.5 17.0 11.3 2.4
Larynx 8.2 7.7 2.4 1.8 1.2 0.8
Lung and bronchus 49.0 50.8 6.5 47.0 31.8 4.1
Melanoma of the skin 5.2 5.2 2.1 5.4 3.6 1.4
Female breast       148.8 101.5 7.3
Cervix uteri       11.4 7.6 2.0
Corpus uterus and NOS       30.4 20.4 3.3
Ovary       14.6 10.1 2.3
Prostate 190.6 181.9 11.8      
Testis 2.8 2.0 1.1      
Urinary bladder (incl. in situ) 17.4 18.6 4.0 7.4 4.7 1.5
Kidney and renal pelvis 17.8 16.7 3.6 10.6 7.3 2.0
Brain and other nervous system 5.4 4.5 1.8 7.4 5.0 1.6
Thyroid 7.0 5.5 1.9 36.2 24.7 3.6
Hodgkin lymphoma 5.6 4.0 1.5 4.6 3.1 1.3
Non-Hodgkin lymphomas 26.6 24.3 4.3 18.0 12.0 2.5
Myeloma 13.0 13.3 3.3 12.4 8.4 2.1
Leukemias 16.2 14.9 3.4 14.8 10.1 2.3

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.