Cancer Incidence for Northwest Queens Neighborhood, Queens, 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 435.2 448.7 19.4 431.4 352.1 15.0
Oral cavity and pharynx 11.4 10.8 2.9 6.4 5.3 1.8
Esophagus 3.4 3.2 1.6 1.6 1.3 0.9
Stomach 14.8 16.9 3.9 6.8 5.1 1.7
Colorectal 44.6 47.4 6.4 41.4 33.1 4.6
Colon excluding rectum 28.8 31.4 5.3 30.4 24.3 3.9
Rectum & rectosigmoid 15.8 16.0 3.6 11.0 8.8 2.4
Liver / intrahepatic bile duct 16.0 15.6 3.5 6.0 4.9 1.8
Pancreas 10.8 11.5 3.1 13.6 11.0 2.6
Larynx 5.0 4.9 2.0 0.8 0.7 0.6
Lung and bronchus 53.8 57.8 7.1 42.6 34.8 4.7
Melanoma of the skin 9.8 9.6 2.8 10.6 8.9 2.4
Female breast       114.6 94.1 7.8
Cervix uteri       12.6 10.4 2.6
Corpus uterus and NOS       27.2 22.7 3.8
Ovary       15.2 12.5 2.8
Prostate 117.0 121.7 10.1      
Testis 6.8 5.1 1.8      
Urinary bladder (incl. in situ) 27.4 31.6 5.4 9.2 7.4 2.2
Kidney and renal pelvis 14.6 14.2 3.4 9.4 7.7 2.2
Brain and other nervous system 7.0 6.1 2.1 5.6 4.8 1.8
Thyroid 10.2 7.9 2.2 28.6 23.0 3.8
Hodgkin lymphoma 4.4 3.6 1.6 4.0 3.4 1.5
Non-Hodgkin lymphomas 20.4 20.8 4.2 18.0 14.6 3.0
Myeloma 5.2 5.9 2.3 5.2 4.1 1.6
Leukemias 13.2 13.5 3.3 9.8 8.0 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.