Percent of Cancers Diagnosed at an Early Stage by NYC Neighborhood, 2014-2018

Source: New York State Cancer Registry

Borough/Neighborhood Males and Females Males Females
Oral Colorectal Lung Melanoma Oral Colorectal Lung Melanoma Prostate Testis Oral Colorectal Lung Melanoma Breast Cervix Uterus Ovary
New York State 32.9 38.7 29.5 83.9 27.2 38.8 26.0 82.2 78.0 69.0 45.2 38.6 32.7 86.4 68.4 45.2 69.6 21.3
New York City 31.9 38.5 30.4 82.6 26.1 38.4 26.5 81.2 77.2 67.8 43.1 38.6 34.4 84.4 65.2 43.8 63.8 21.7
Bronx
All of Bronx 26.9 39.8 25.6 74.4 20.9 40.9 21.5 69.1 77.4 63.6 39.1 38.6 29.7 80.0 63.4 41.9 61.7 24.3
Riverdale, Fieldston & Kingsbridge 18.2 43.0 24.7 82.6 12.8 44.7 20.1 77.1 74.2 ~ 26.7 41.5 28.7 88.2* 68.6 26.7* 64.7 28.6
Wakefield, Williamsbridge & Woodlawn 28.3 41.4 24.0 84.0* 20.5 41.1 22.5 ~ 78.0 ~ 42.9 41.7 25.5 86.7* 60.8 40.0 51.3 22.2
Co-op City, Pelham Bay & Schuylerville 34.6 36.3 26.5 81.7 30.0 32.8 23.2 74.4 74.9 ~ 41.9 40.0 29.5 92.9* 66.5 26.7 66.0 33.3
Pelham Parkway, Morris Park & Laconia 26.8 43.3 27.0 72.4 23.7 47.8 23.1 ~ 72.1 ~ 33.3* 38.8 31.3 76.5* 62.0 17.2* 62.5 18.2
Belmont, Crotona Park East & East Tremont 36.4 38.0 21.6 ~ 30.4 37.4 16.9 ~ 79.3 ~ 46.9 38.7 26.2 ~ 59.9 55.6 58.1 31.0
Bedford Park, Fordham North & Norwood 26.7 36.4 20.5 54.5 15.9 40.0 16.3 ~ 77.9 ~ 56.3* 31.9 25.7 ~ 61.7 54.8 67.5 22.6
Morris Heights, Fordham South & Mount Hope 21.4 40.6 24.5 ~ 15.0 42.0 14.0 ~ 80.1 ~ 37.5* 39.2 34.5 ~ 61.7 39.5 66.0 20.8*
Concourse, Highbridge & Mount Eden 20.6 34.7 28.4 ~ 15.4 33.6 25.3 ~ 82.0 ~ 37.5* 35.8 32.0 ~ 63.4 48.3 63.4 33.3
Castle Hill, Clason Point & Parkchester 34.2 41.5 28.9 57.9* 31.1 41.7 25.5 ~ 78.2 ~ 39.3 41.3 32.8 ~ 66.9 46.3 59.3 12.7
Hunts Point, Longwood & Melrose 17.1 40.6 27.6 ~ 13.2 48.5 23.4 ~ 74.3 ~ 29.4* 33.0 31.4 ~ 59.7 46.0 66.0 23.8
Kings
All of Kings 30.6 37.8 29.2 79.7 25.9 37.6 26.8 77.2 77.6 66.1 39.4 38.1 32.1 82.3 61.4 41.6 60.6 20.1
Greenpoint & Williamsburg 23.4 34.0 27.7 69.8 18.8* 34.3 24.4 53.3 78.7 79.1 ~ 33.7 31.0 84.8* 56.6 55.2 71.3 17.8
Bushwick 22.7 38.0 22.8 ~ 17.9* 41.3 22.1 ~ 79.5 85.2* 31.3* 32.3 23.5 ~ 63.1 39.0 60.4 17.2*
Bedford-Stuyvesant 23.3 36.6 27.0 ~ 24.1 34.0 24.1 ~ 74.2 ~ ~ 39.1 29.9 ~ 63.9 40.6 56.5 14.8*
Brooklyn Heights & Fort Greene 32.4 31.1 27.3 86.8 22.0 34.2 21.1 81.4 79.9 73.1 57.1 27.2 32.8 93.9* 67.3 39.3 58.4 33.3
Park Slope, Carroll Gardens & Red Hook 28.8 39.4 31.9 86.2 26.3 41.4 32.6 80.0* 63.9 61.9* ~ 37.5 31.4 91.4* 66.1 31.6* 65.1 29.0
Crown Heights North & Prospect Heights 27.4 39.1 29.0 81.0* 23.7 36.0 23.5 80.0* 78.8 70.0* 33.3 41.9 33.6 ~ 54.5 33.3 48.2 34.1
Brownsville & Ocean Hill 18.0 39.3 22.4 ~ 11.8* 42.7 19.5 ~ 83.1 ~ 31.3* 35.9 24.8 ~ 53.3 38.0 51.2 22.5
East New York & Starrett City 16.7 40.1 27.7 52.2 8.9* 40.3 29.0 ~ 77.4 ~ 33.3* 40.0 26.1 ~ 56.8 29.1 62.6 11.9*
Canarsie & Flatlands 32.2 36.1 29.1 83.3 28.2 33.5 26.2 87.9* 78.7 ~ 40.0* 38.4 32.8 79.5 58.2 46.9 55.3 10.1
East Flatbush, Farragut & Rugby 26.4 34.6 27.8 ~ 18.8* 27.1 24.6 ~ 78.3 ~ 38.1* 40.3 32.0 ~ 57.5 37.5 49.7 12.2
Crown Heights So., Prospect Lefferts & Wingate 22.0 39.6 24.0 ~ 24.0* 33.7 22.6 ~ 80.2 ~ 18.8* 43.6 25.6 ~ 60.7 48.3 49.3 10.3*
Sunset Park & Windsor Terrace 36.0 43.3 28.3 81.3* 35.5 40.8 23.6 82.4* 71.1 77.3* 37.5 45.6 34.7 80.0* 65.6 48.4 79.8 20.5
Bay Ridge & Dyker Heights 38.7 41.1 36.4 87.2 41.9 39.0 34.9 82.2 73.8 52.6* 31.6* 43.6 38.1 92.7* 68.3 50.0 74.2 25.0
Borough Park, Kensington & Ocean Parkway 39.0 33.8 32.1 64.2 36.1 33.3 28.0 60.6 77.1 62.5* 43.5 34.5 37.4 70.0* 59.8 45.5 59.0 23.5
Flatbush & Midwood 30.4 38.7 27.8 78.3 23.3 40.3 24.5 80.0 81.7 44.4* 38.5 37.4 31.3 76.5 56.7 38.6 58.5 23.8
Sheepshead Bay, Gerritsen Beach & Homecrest 36.2 36.6 31.7 86.7 29.5 39.6 29.4 83.1 76.8 47.1* 45.5 33.3 34.8 91.2* 67.3 30.0 71.7 30.4
Bensonhurst & Bath Beach 37.6 38.3 30.8 77.0 29.0 41.5 29.0 73.3 75.0 54.2 52.5 34.5 33.2 80.0 65.2 45.7 65.5 23.2
Brighton Beach & Coney Island 35.1 39.1 29.4 80.3 29.3 38.9 26.6 82.3 77.3 ~ 52.6* 39.3 33.8 78.3 62.0 62.2 66.7 9.2
New York
All of New York 37.6 37.0 35.8 88.0 30.0 35.9 30.5 87.1 73.3 69.7 52.8 38.1 40.1 89.3 69.0 42.9 66.8 19.0
Washington Heights, Inwood & Marble Hill 33.7 32.9 29.0 79.2 27.1 35.6 28.0 71.9 74.6 57.1 46.7 30.1 30.0 90.5* 64.7 43.6 62.6 23.9
Hamilton Heights, Manhattanville & West Harlem 39.3 31.4 28.0 80.0 33.3 35.0 25.0 80.0* 77.5 82.4* 46.4 27.9 30.6 80.0* 63.3 43.5 62.9 18.9
Central Harlem 15.5 37.9 26.4 78.9* 14.6 32.5 22.9 ~ 78.6 73.7* 17.6* 44.0 29.6 ~ 59.2 39.5 61.5 13.0*
East Harlem 29.0 33.1 32.3 70.8* 23.8 28.5 25.3 61.1* 74.6 44.4* 40.0 38.3 38.1 ~ 61.9 45.5 60.3 13.5*
Upper East Side 45.2 42.6 43.8 90.8 34.9 41.5 41.1 91.5 71.8 80.9 62.9 43.7 45.2 89.8 74.5 25.0 71.8 13.3
Upper West Side & West Side 41.1 39.0 37.0 91.0 35.7 37.9 31.1 89.0 72.1 75.0 53.5 40.0 41.0 93.6 73.9 41.4 67.8 20.0
Chelsea, Clinton & Midtown Business District 32.7 36.6 30.8 79.4 22.5 31.4 26.5 73.8 72.6 63.4 63.0 43.8 35.7 88.2 65.7 51.5 69.2 13.6
Murray Hill, Gramercy & Stuyvesant Town 42.3 39.8 43.3 91.3 34.2 38.8 36.2 93.5 72.4 70.7 57.9 41.0 48.4 88.3 74.0 63.6 68.2 23.3
Chinatown & Lower East Side 46.0 34.8 33.4 74.6 35.7 33.7 27.2 71.1 71.1 58.1 59.1 35.9 40.7 79.3* 65.1 29.0 68.2 30.6
Battery Park City, Greenwich Village & Soho 34.4 39.8 40.2 91.1 29.3 44.5 36.2 91.0 69.8 76.9 52.4 34.4 43.2 91.3 69.5 52.4 72.6 19.5
Queens
All of Queens 30.6 39.7 29.4 78.9 25.2 39.6 26.0 78.0 79.3 68.5 40.0 39.8 33.1 80.1 66.1 46.4 68.2 23.6
Astoria & Long Island City 32.9 40.6 26.7 72.2 24.5 37.7 25.8 71.1 77.1 75.8 48.1 44.3 27.6 73.2 67.0 46.7 68.1 27.5
Jackson Heights & North Corona 33.3 42.0 27.5 75.5 31.4 40.6 28.1 74.3 81.3 68.0 37.5 43.5 26.8 ~ 66.2 46.8 69.9 31.1
Flushing, Murray Hill & Whitestone 29.4 41.9 32.6 78.3 25.5 42.3 28.4 74.2 77.6 69.2 36.1 41.3 37.4 83.0 68.9 44.7 67.4 16.0
Bayside, Douglaston & Little Neck 28.6 43.9 35.2 85.7 25.5 41.5 32.2 85.5 82.5 80.0* 36.4 46.4 39.0 86.1* 69.5 32.1 77.6 25.0
Queens Village, Cambria Heights & Rosedale 40.2 38.8 27.8 85.1 28.6 37.3 24.9 83.3* 81.1 75.0* 57.6 40.2 30.4 87.0* 64.4 44.2 65.7 24.7
Briarwood, Fresh Meadows & Hillcrest 33.8 42.5 35.7 87.1 28.9 47.6 32.1 88.1* 76.7 ~ 40.0 36.6 40.0 85.0* 67.4 63.0 65.3 17.0
Elmhurst & South Corona 37.1 44.0 26.3 65.2 33.3 43.6 28.5 ~ 79.3 ~ 41.9 44.4 23.4 ~ 65.5 58.8 72.5 28.1
Forest Hills & Rego Park 33.9 42.2 32.9 85.1 35.5 46.3 30.1 88.2 78.8 ~ 32.1 38.3 35.6 78.3* 67.9 42.3 71.7 14.6
Sunnyside & Woodside 29.9 33.8 26.7 81.0 28.3 33.1 23.2 79.4 79.1 50.0 32.3 34.5 30.8 82.8* 65.2 56.3 73.8 27.7
Ridgewood, Glendale & Middle Village 26.0 34.5 24.9 71.9 18.9 32.7 17.5 72.1 77.6 70.6* 43.3 36.1 31.9 71.7 64.0 48.8 65.8 27.1
Richmond Hill & Woodhaven 30.0 35.3 25.9 75.0 20.0 34.7 21.9 80.0* 77.5 ~ 53.3* 36.2 31.3 70.6* 66.0 43.6 71.3 42.6
Jamaica, Hollis & St. Albans 24.8 36.5 24.7 53.3* 20.0 36.8 18.8 ~ 80.3 80.0* 31.7 36.3 30.3 ~ 61.3 44.0 59.0 16.7
Howard Beach & Ozone Park 18.6 42.2 26.7 86.5* 12.8* 42.1 22.2 81.0* 79.0 ~ 30.0* 42.2 30.9 93.8* 69.2 42.9 65.8 23.4
Far Rockaway, Breezy Point & Broad Channel 32.6 37.0 30.3 78.9 25.8 35.8 25.0 72.9 81.1 ~ 50.0 38.5 36.4 85.1 63.4 38.9* 74.0 20.0
Richmond
All of Richmond 34.6 37.5 33.0 84.0 29.4 37.9 27.6 82.4 79.6 71.4 46.1 36.9 38.0 86.1 68.9 52.5 57.4 23.7
Tottenville, Great Kills & Annadale 35.8 38.0 37.7 85.2 27.8 36.7 31.2 84.4 82.6 86.4* 51.2 39.7 43.4 86.1 72.5 50.0 63.2 26.6
New Springville & South Beach 37.0 37.5 32.0 80.8 35.0 39.9 27.7 81.4 76.6 56.3* 42.9 34.6 36.5 80.0 66.8 55.9 55.7 20.0
Port Richmond, Stapleton & Mariner's Harbor 30.5 36.8 28.9 85.4 25.5 37.4 23.2 80.0 79.2 68.0 40.7 36.1 33.6 92.7* 66.4 51.7 53.0 23.2

Key

Symbol Meaning
~ Percent could not be calculated (fewer than 3 cases per year).
* Percent should be used with caution.

Notes

  • Incidence data are provisional, November 2020.
  • Based on tumors with known stage at diagnosis.
  • Early stage cancers are those which are confined to the organ of origin at diagnosis.
  • NYC neighborhoods were defined in terms of Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs). PUMAs approximate NYC Community Districts (CDs).
  • For more information about PUMAs, please refer to http://www1.nyc.gov/site/planning/data-maps/nyc-population/geographic-reference.page.