Cancer Incidence for Inwood and Washington Heights Neighborhood, Manhattan, 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 535.4 530.2 20.7 529.2 369.0 14.2
Oral cavity and pharynx 15.2 14.0 3.2 7.8 5.5 1.7
Esophagus 8.6 8.4 2.6 2.8 1.9 1.0
Stomach 14.0 13.6 3.3 10.8 7.3 2.0
Colorectal 49.6 50.3 6.5 50.2 34.6 4.3
Colon excluding rectum 33.0 34.4 5.4 35.4 24.5 3.7
Rectum & rectosigmoid 16.6 16.0 3.5 14.8 10.1 2.3
Liver / intrahepatic bile duct 20.4 19.7 3.9 14.4 9.7 2.3
Pancreas 14.2 14.8 3.5 16.2 11.0 2.4
Larynx 8.0 7.8 2.5 1.4 1.0 0.7
Lung and bronchus 45.4 49.1 6.6 50.0 35.0 4.4
Melanoma of the skin 5.2 5.4 2.1 4.0 2.8 1.2
Female breast       156.6 110.6 7.8
Cervix uteri       9.8 6.8 1.9
Corpus uterus and NOS       33.4 23.2 3.5
Ovary       13.6 9.8 2.4
Prostate 195.2 191.4 12.3      
Testis 3.4 2.3 1.1      
Urinary bladder (incl. in situ) 15.8 18.1 4.1 8.0 5.2 1.6
Kidney and renal pelvis 18.4 17.5 3.7 10.8 7.7 2.1
Brain and other nervous system 6.6 5.9 2.1 7.6 5.2 1.7
Thyroid 7.6 6.2 2.0 37.2 26.2 3.8
Hodgkin lymphoma 5.6 4.2 1.6 4.4 3.0 1.3
Non-Hodgkin lymphomas 26.0 25.4 4.5 19.0 13.3 2.7
Myeloma 14.0 14.9 3.6 11.8 8.2 2.1
Leukemias 14.8 14.1 3.4 13.8 9.8 2.3

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.