Cancer Incidence for Southern 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 880.4 513.5 15.4 993.8 456.1 13.5
Oral cavity and pharynx 18.8 11.5 2.4 9.8 4.6 1.4
Esophagus 8.2 4.7 1.5 2.8 0.9 0.5
Stomach 30.8 17.9 2.9 25.2 10.8 2.0
Colorectal 97.2 55.5 5.0 107.6 43.4 3.8
Colon excluding rectum 70.2 39.7 4.2 83.8 32.4 3.2
Rectum & rectosigmoid 27.0 15.8 2.7 23.8 11.0 2.1
Liver / intrahepatic bile duct 21.4 12.3 2.4 9.8 4.3 1.3
Pancreas 32.8 18.7 2.9 37.0 13.8 2.1
Larynx 9.0 5.0 1.5 2.2 0.9 0.6
Lung and bronchus 117.2 67.1 5.5 93.4 37.5 3.5
Melanoma of the skin 34.0 19.9 3.0 28.4 13.7 2.4
Female breast       250.6 123.7 7.2
Cervix uteri       13.2 7.7 2.0
Corpus uterus and NOS       72.2 33.3 3.6
Ovary       29.2 14.2 2.4
Prostate 194.0 110.7 7.0      
Testis 7.0 5.4 1.8      
Urinary bladder (incl. in situ) 68.0 38.5 4.1 25.6 10.0 1.8
Kidney and renal pelvis 42.8 25.8 3.5 27.0 11.8 2.1
Brain and other nervous system 12.6 8.0 2.0 14.4 7.5 1.9
Thyroid 19.4 12.9 2.6 73.8 43.2 4.6
Hodgkin lymphoma 5.0 3.5 1.4 6.8 4.9 1.7
Non-Hodgkin lymphomas 42.6 25.6 3.5 42.2 17.9 2.6
Myeloma 10.6 6.0 1.6 11.0 4.7 1.3
Leukemias 28.8 17.4 2.9 26.6 11.7 2.1

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.