Cancer Incidence for Northwest Brooklyn 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 438.8 469.5 20.6 463.2 372.2 15.5
Oral cavity and pharynx 14.6 15.5 3.7 5.4 4.2 1.6
Esophagus 7.6 8.3 2.8 2.6 2.2 1.2
Stomach 6.0 7.4 2.8 8.6 7.4 2.3
Colorectal 37.8 41.6 6.2 40.0 32.8 4.6
Colon excluding rectum 25.2 28.4 5.2 28.2 23.3 3.9
Rectum & rectosigmoid 12.6 13.2 3.4 11.8 9.5 2.5
Liver / intrahepatic bile duct 13.4 13.6 3.4 4.4 3.5 1.5
Pancreas 13.0 14.6 3.7 10.2 8.6 2.4
Larynx 4.6 4.5 1.9 1.6 1.3 0.9
Lung and bronchus 43.8 51.9 7.1 46.4 39.2 5.1
Melanoma of the skin 18.6 18.8 4.0 15.8 12.3 2.8
Female breast       138.4 110.2 8.3
Cervix uteri       7.4 5.4 1.7
Corpus uterus and NOS       33.8 26.4 4.1
Ovary       13.4 11.4 2.8
Prostate 125.6 133.1 10.8      
Testis 8.8 6.8 2.1      
Urinary bladder (incl. in situ) 23.6 28.2 5.3 8.8 7.3 2.2
Kidney and renal pelvis 18.2 19.0 4.1 9.8 8.3 2.4
Brain and other nervous system 8.2 7.6 2.4 4.4 3.6 1.6
Thyroid 8.6 7.4 2.3 34.4 25.5 3.9
Hodgkin lymphoma 4.4 3.5 1.5 2.6 2.0 1.1
Non-Hodgkin lymphomas 24.0 23.9 4.5 18.2 14.5 3.1
Myeloma 9.2 10.0 3.0 7.0 5.8 2.0
Leukemias 11.8 12.7 3.4 11.4 9.3 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.