New York State 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, over 116,000 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 for questions or comments.

The most recent year for which data on new cases and cancer deaths are available is 2021.

Information about the New York State Cancer Registry

Cancer Statistics in New York State

Cancer Statistics Dashboards

The Cancer Statistics Dashboards provide easy access to a wide range of cancer statistics in the New York State, including cancer incidence, mortality, trends, stage at cancer diagnosis, and prevalence information. The dashboards are organized according to the geography at which the statistics are available. The six dashboards in the section of "State/Region Cancer Statistics Dashboards" include cancer statistics for New York State (NYS), New York City (NYC), and NYS excluding NYC. And the six dashboards in the section of "County/NYC Neighborhood Cancer Statistics Dashboards" provide relavant cancer statistics for county or NYC neighborhood.

Public Use Cancer Data Files

Other Information

Links to Cancer Registries on the Internet

Suggested Citation

New York State Cancer Registry. Cancer Incidence and Mortality in New York State, 1976-2021. 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.