Cancer Incidence for Southwest 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 542.8 489.8 18.5 601.2 420.4 15.7
Oral cavity and pharynx 16.8 15.0 3.2 9.8 7.5 2.2
Esophagus 6.2 5.5 1.9 1.2 0.7 0.6
Stomach 12.6 11.7 2.9 11.0 6.8 1.9
Colorectal 55.4 49.8 5.9 57.8 36.5 4.4
Colon excluding rectum 38.4 34.3 4.9 45.0 27.7 3.8
Rectum & rectosigmoid 17.0 15.5 3.3 12.8 8.8 2.2
Liver / intrahepatic bile duct 18.4 16.2 3.3 5.2 3.6 1.4
Pancreas 18.0 15.9 3.3 19.6 11.8 2.4
Larynx 5.8 5.1 1.9 2.2 1.5 0.9
Lung and bronchus 79.8 71.2 7.0 71.4 45.4 4.8
Melanoma of the skin 16.2 15.1 3.3 13.2 10.0 2.5
Female breast       156.0 117.0 8.5
Cervix uteri       9.8 8.0 2.3
Corpus uterus and NOS       37.8 26.8 3.9
Ovary       19.0 13.4 2.8
Prostate 108.6 96.0 8.1      
Testis 6.6 7.0 2.4      
Urinary bladder (incl. in situ) 43.4 38.7 5.2 12.0 7.0 1.8
Kidney and renal pelvis 24.6 21.9 3.9 15.4 10.7 2.5
Brain and other nervous system 7.4 6.8 2.2 7.4 5.6 1.9
Thyroid 13.2 12.5 3.0 46.4 39.8 5.3
Hodgkin lymphoma 3.6 3.4 1.6 2.8 3.0 1.6
Non-Hodgkin lymphomas 27.0 25.1 4.3 28.4 18.1 3.1
Myeloma 7.6 6.8 2.2 6.6 4.4 1.6
Leukemias 20.0 18.6 3.7 14.4 9.0 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.