Cancer Incidence for Southwest 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 533.0 479.9 18.3 607.6 421.6 15.7
Oral cavity and pharynx 15.4 13.9 3.1 10.2 7.3 2.1
Esophagus 5.6 4.9 1.8 1.8 1.1 0.7
Stomach 11.6 10.6 2.8 11.6 7.3 1.9
Colorectal 57.6 51.3 6.0 64.4 40.6 4.6
Colon excluding rectum 36.8 32.5 4.7 49.6 30.8 4.0
Rectum & rectosigmoid 20.8 18.8 3.6 14.8 9.8 2.3
Liver / intrahepatic bile duct 18.2 16.1 3.3 6.4 4.4 1.6
Pancreas 15.4 13.5 3.0 19.2 11.6 2.4
Larynx 5.8 5.1 1.9 2.4 1.6 0.9
Lung and bronchus 80.0 71.1 7.0 70.8 44.9 4.8
Melanoma of the skin 15.8 14.8 3.3 14.8 11.4 2.7
Female breast       149.4 110.4 8.2
Cervix uteri       9.6 7.6 2.2
Corpus uterus and NOS       37.8 26.8 3.9
Ovary       20.8 14.6 2.9
Prostate 111.0 98.1 8.2      
Testis 6.0 6.4 2.3      
Urinary bladder (incl. in situ) 42.8 38.0 5.1 12.4 7.3 1.9
Kidney and renal pelvis 23.8 21.3 3.8 15.4 10.6 2.5
Brain and other nervous system 6.4 5.9 2.1 7.0 5.6 2.0
Thyroid 11.0 10.4 2.8 43.4 37.4 5.1
Hodgkin lymphoma 3.8 3.7 1.7 3.2 3.0 1.6
Non-Hodgkin lymphomas 27.0 24.8 4.2 26.8 17.3 3.1
Myeloma 7.0 6.2 2.1 7.0 4.5 1.5
Leukemias 20.0 18.8 3.7 15.8 10.0 2.4

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.