Cancer Incidence for Southern 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 891.4 521.2 15.5 1007.8 464.6 13.6
Oral cavity and pharynx 21.2 13.1 2.6 9.4 4.4 1.4
Esophagus 7.2 4.1 1.4 2.0 0.6 0.4
Stomach 31.6 18.4 2.9 26.8 11.9 2.1
Colorectal 96.2 55.1 5.0 103.4 42.3 3.8
Colon excluding rectum 68.8 38.9 4.1 80.2 31.5 3.2
Rectum & rectosigmoid 27.4 16.1 2.7 23.2 10.8 2.1
Liver / intrahepatic bile duct 20.4 11.8 2.3 11.6 5.2 1.4
Pancreas 33.4 19.3 3.0 38.4 14.7 2.2
Larynx 9.6 5.4 1.5 2.6 1.1 0.6
Lung and bronchus 122.2 70.2 5.6 99.6 40.2 3.7
Melanoma of the skin 33.4 19.5 3.0 30.0 14.5 2.5
Female breast       247.4 121.7 7.2
Cervix uteri       14.2 8.0 2.0
Corpus uterus and NOS       70.6 33.1 3.6
Ovary       28.8 14.5 2.5
Prostate 190.0 108.6 7.0      
Testis 6.4 4.9 1.7      
Urinary bladder (incl. in situ) 68.2 38.7 4.1 26.2 10.1 1.8
Kidney and renal pelvis 43.4 26.3 3.6 26.6 11.7 2.1
Brain and other nervous system 13.8 8.8 2.1 14.0 6.9 1.7
Thyroid 24.0 15.8 2.9 79.6 46.7 4.8
Hodgkin lymphoma 5.8 4.2 1.6 5.8 4.0 1.5
Non-Hodgkin lymphomas 44.6 26.4 3.5 42.6 18.2 2.6
Myeloma 13.0 7.3 1.8 11.6 4.9 1.4
Leukemias 28.2 16.9 2.9 28.8 12.8 2.2

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.