NYS Cancer Registry and Cancer Statistics

Cancer is one of the most common chronic diseases in New York State, and is second only to heart disease as the leading cause of death. Each year, nearly 115,000 New Yorkers are diagnosed with cancer. The New York State Cancer Registry is pleased to provide cancer statistics through this Web page. Contact the Cancer Registry at nyscr@health.ny.gov for questions or comments.

The most recent year for which data on new cases and cancer deaths are available is 2020.

Information about the New York State Cancer Registry

Cancer Statistics in New York State

Snapshot of Cancer in New York

Incidence and mortality data, average for most recent five years

Note: For New York City neighborhood cancer mortality data, contact the New York City Office of Vital Statistics.

Incidence data, average for most recent five years

Detailed data

Note: detailed data are not available for all regions. Available regions are listed below for each topic.

Public use cancer data file

Other Information

Links to Cancer Registries on the Internet

Suggested Citation

New York State Cancer Registry. Cancer Incidence and Mortality in New York State, 1976-2020. http://www.health.ny.gov/statistics/cancer/registry/. Accessed Date.


This work was supported in part by cooperative agreement 6NU58DP006309 awarded to the New York State Department of Health by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and by Contract 75N91018D00005 (Task Order 75N91018F00001) from the National Cancer Institute (NCI), National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services. Its contents are solely the responsibility of the New York State Department of Health and do not necessarily represent the official views of the CDC or the NCI.