Cancer Incidence for Northwest Brooklyn 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 432.6 465.8 20.5 456.8 367.2 15.3
Oral cavity and pharynx 15.2 16.0 3.7 5.4 4.2 1.6
Esophagus 7.6 8.4 2.8 2.2 1.8 1.1
Stomach 7.4 9.3 3.1 8.2 7.1 2.2
Colorectal 39.2 45.0 6.6 41.2 34.2 4.8
Colon excluding rectum 27.2 32.2 5.6 29.4 24.7 4.1
Rectum & rectosigmoid 12.0 12.8 3.4 11.8 9.4 2.5
Liver / intrahepatic bile duct 13.0 13.0 3.3 5.0 4.0 1.6
Pancreas 13.2 15.0 3.7 10.6 8.8 2.4
Larynx 4.4 4.2 1.8 1.6 1.4 1.0
Lung and bronchus 47.0 54.7 7.2 47.4 39.6 5.1
Melanoma of the skin 18.6 18.8 4.0 15.6 12.0 2.7
Female breast       139.6 111.1 8.4
Cervix uteri       8.6 6.4 1.9
Corpus uterus and NOS       33.4 25.9 4.0
Ovary       12.4 10.4 2.6
Prostate 124.0 132.3 10.8      
Testis 8.8 7.0 2.1      
Urinary bladder (incl. in situ) 24.2 29.5 5.4 8.8 7.2 2.2
Kidney and renal pelvis 14.2 14.9 3.6 8.2 7.0 2.2
Brain and other nervous system 7.0 6.4 2.2 5.0 4.1 1.6
Thyroid 9.0 7.9 2.4 28.0 21.0 3.5
Hodgkin lymphoma 5.2 4.3 1.7 2.0 1.7 1.1
Non-Hodgkin lymphomas 22.6 22.7 4.4 16.0 12.6 2.8
Myeloma 7.4 7.9 2.6 7.6 6.4 2.1
Leukemias 10.6 11.5 3.2 10.8 9.1 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.