Percent of Cancers Diagnosed at an Early Stage by NYC Neighborhood, 2015-2019

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 32.4 37.9 31.3 84.0 26.8 37.6 27.9 82.3 77.9 66.1 44.7 38.2 34.4 86.4 69.2 46.3 70.3 23.3
New York City 31.9 37.4 31.9 82.3 26.2 37.0 28.1 81.4 77.0 64.6 42.9 37.8 35.6 83.3 66.1 44.7 64.7 23.9
Bronx
All of Bronx 27.6 38.4 26.8 74.6 22.0 38.5 23.2 70.7 77.4 56.6 39.1 38.2 30.5 78.9 63.4 42.3 63.8 26.0
Riverdale, Fieldston & Kingsbridge 22.4 40.2 26.0 83.9 16.0 41.5 21.4 80.6* 76.0 ~ 34.6 39.0 29.9 87.1* 69.3 38.1* 69.9 28.8
Wakefield, Williamsbridge & Woodlawn 28.3 40.7 26.7 77.8* 22.5 38.9 24.7 ~ 78.5 ~ 40.0* 42.3 28.9 80.0* 59.8 38.3 53.8 26.5
Co-op City, Pelham Bay & Schuylerville 31.6 35.5 28.0 81.7 26.7 33.6 26.6 74.4 77.1 ~ 38.7 37.2 29.2 92.9* 66.9 27.6 68.4 28.6
Pelham Parkway, Morris Park & Laconia 28.3 41.9 28.1 74.1 26.3 44.9 23.6 ~ 73.2 ~ ~ 38.5 33.8 ~ 60.4 26.9 64.7 25.6
Belmont, Crotona Park East & East Tremont 29.7 36.4 23.4 ~ 26.7 36.6 18.5 ~ 80.0 ~ 35.5 36.1 27.5 ~ 59.1 54.3 59.4 27.1
Bedford Park, Fordham North & Norwood 31.3 32.6 23.9 57.9* 19.5 34.1 20.6 ~ 76.2 ~ 52.2 30.5 27.7 ~ 59.4 51.6 67.9 24.3
Morris Heights, Fordham South & Mount Hope 23.0 41.7 24.8 ~ 16.7 41.6 19.3 ~ 78.1 ~ 36.8* 41.9 30.6 ~ 61.9 37.5 68.0 19.2*
Concourse, Highbridge & Mount Eden 23.0 34.9 28.2 ~ 16.7 31.7 24.3 ~ 81.2 ~ 40.0* 38.1 32.7 ~ 64.3 50.0 66.0 38.5
Castle Hill, Clason Point & Parkchester 33.8 40.4 29.7 55.6* 29.1 38.6 25.9 ~ 78.1 ~ 44.0 42.2 34.1 ~ 67.9 42.2 61.2 14.5
Hunts Point, Longwood & Melrose 24.0 37.8 28.0 ~ 19.2 43.3 24.6 ~ 73.3 ~ 34.8 33.0 31.3 ~ 61.7 45.6 66.0 30.3
Kings
All of Kings 31.1 37.1 30.9 79.2 26.7 36.0 28.8 77.3 77.3 65.9 39.4 38.2 33.2 81.4 62.5 43.4 61.2 22.3
Greenpoint & Williamsburg 28.8 32.8 30.3 67.8 24.3 30.0 30.3 53.3 76.4 76.9 40.0* 37.0 30.4 82.8* 58.3 62.1 73.2 26.8
Bushwick 25.0 37.3 24.9 53.3* 25.9 40.6 23.7 ~ 80.8 75.0 23.5* 31.7 26.1 ~ 66.1 36.4 59.6 21.7*
Bedford-Stuyvesant 21.7 31.9 28.3 ~ 25.8 31.2 27.0 ~ 74.5 66.7* 13.3* 32.6 29.6 ~ 62.9 44.8 55.9 16.7*
Brooklyn Heights & Fort Greene 33.3 30.4 29.3 86.4 24.5 30.2 25.8 84.1 79.0 72.4 55.0* 30.6 32.6 89.2* 67.6 44.0 58.2 31.4
Park Slope, Carroll Gardens & Red Hook 32.7 36.6 31.9 86.9 31.6 39.3 30.9 80.0 63.3 63.6 ~ 33.8 32.8 93.2* 67.7 30.4* 66.7 32.1
Crown Heights North & Prospect Heights 26.8 38.8 29.0 79.2* 22.2 36.9 20.2 80.0* 81.2 68.4* 35.0* 40.5 38.0 ~ 58.6 25.7 49.3 19.4
Brownsville & Ocean Hill 26.9 41.3 25.3 ~ 16.7* 45.2 20.0 ~ 83.2 ~ 40.9 37.6 29.7 ~ 55.3 40.4 52.8 27.8
East New York & Starrett City 17.2 40.6 28.2 52.4 8.9* 40.3 28.4 ~ 75.6 ~ 36.8* 40.9 27.9 ~ 60.6 31.1 65.8 17.1
Canarsie & Flatlands 27.5 36.4 31.1 82.9 26.1 32.5 28.6 86.8* 79.2 ~ 30.4* 40.0 33.5 78.1 58.7 46.8 53.8 14.5
East Flatbush, Farragut & Rugby 29.8 34.2 28.0 ~ 17.9* 25.4 26.0 ~ 78.7 ~ 47.4* 41.7 30.4 ~ 57.5 39.2 47.5 19.1
Crown Heights So., Prospect Lefferts & Wingate 22.7 35.3 25.1 ~ 20.0* 28.4 25.0 ~ 80.2 ~ 26.3* 40.0 25.3 ~ 61.7 48.4 51.0 19.4
Sunset Park & Windsor Terrace 32.9 44.4 29.3 74.3 35.0 41.2 25.9 81.3* 71.0 80.0* 27.3* 47.6 34.2 68.4* 66.8 59.4 78.6 22.0
Bay Ridge & Dyker Heights 40.3 41.5 37.2 85.5 39.6 40.6 34.9 79.1 74.2 68.2* ~ 42.5 39.9 92.5* 68.3 44.0 75.2 22.7
Borough Park, Kensington & Ocean Parkway 35.6 32.2 33.6 70.6 34.2 31.9 28.7 69.0 75.3 68.8* 38.1* 32.5 39.3 73.1 59.2 35.0* 64.8 30.0
Flatbush & Midwood 33.3 38.5 29.4 74.6 24.2 38.5 26.3 69.7 80.3 52.6* 47.6 38.4 32.9 79.4 59.2 42.1 60.2 17.4
Sheepshead Bay, Gerritsen Beach & Homecrest 34.3 34.3 35.0 85.7 25.0 35.7 34.2 84.1 75.7 ~ 44.9 32.8 36.2 88.0 68.2 41.2 71.3 30.4
Bensonhurst & Bath Beach 37.1 39.2 33.2 76.8 31.1 39.4 31.5 77.8 75.9 50.0 47.6 38.9 35.4 75.9 65.0 47.5 67.8 26.4
Brighton Beach & Coney Island 36.9 37.9 30.7 81.0 30.9 37.8 30.1 82.5 73.7 ~ 48.3 38.0 31.7 79.3 63.5 67.5 66.3 13.6
New York
All of New York 36.6 35.7 37.2 87.5 29.1 33.9 32.7 86.8 73.8 66.1 52.4 37.6 40.8 88.4 70.7 42.5 67.7 21.6
Washington Heights, Inwood & Marble Hill 34.7 31.9 27.8 80.0 29.7 33.3 26.7 74.2 75.9 59.1 45.2 30.3 28.8 89.5* 69.5 47.1 65.9 23.4
Hamilton Heights, Manhattanville & West Harlem 36.1 34.0 30.8 71.8 26.5 33.7 31.9 66.7* 77.5 80.0* 48.1 34.4 29.9 77.8* 62.6 37.0 61.2 13.9*
Central Harlem 22.6 33.2 29.2 77.8* 19.0 25.2 25.0 ~ 77.1 75.0* 30.0* 41.7 32.6 ~ 61.5 41.0 61.3 18.5*
East Harlem 31.3 32.1 32.7 69.0 24.1 26.0 25.4 70.0* 75.0 47.4* 48.0 39.1 38.0 ~ 61.1 46.5 63.4 15.8
Upper East Side 42.8 41.6 43.0 90.8 35.3 44.0 42.0 90.7 72.1 81.8 57.4 39.5 43.6 91.0 76.1 32.3 71.8 18.7
Upper West Side & West Side 41.9 36.2 38.9 89.8 36.6 34.1 33.9 88.5 72.6 74.4 53.5 38.4 42.7 91.5 74.8 44.1 67.7 24.6
Chelsea, Clinton & Midtown Business District 35.8 34.2 34.9 82.7 23.1 29.9 31.6 79.3 73.8 63.2 67.7 40.7 38.2 88.5 69.1 47.2 73.5 14.5
Murray Hill, Gramercy & Stuyvesant Town 37.9 37.5 44.8 89.9 28.8 35.3 37.1 92.2 74.1 56.5 58.3 40.2 50.7 87.3 77.4 61.1* 69.7 26.3
Chinatown & Lower East Side 36.8 35.0 36.7 77.6 28.8 34.9 31.0 75.7 72.6 60.0 51.2 35.1 43.6 80.0* 66.0 31.4 67.7 33.3
Battery Park City, Greenwich Village & Soho 32.6 39.5 39.8 89.5 27.4 39.6 35.4 89.1 69.3 61.5 50.0 39.4 43.0 90.1 70.5 42.9 71.0 27.6
Queens
All of Queens 30.5 38.6 30.7 78.5 25.1 39.1 26.5 78.1 78.6 64.8 39.9 38.0 35.2 79.1 67.0 47.5 68.0 25.7
Astoria & Long Island City 35.1 39.9 28.9 74.7 29.6 39.9 27.8 74.3 77.2 75.0 47.8 39.9 30.1 75.0 67.1 51.1 71.1 30.2
Jackson Heights & North Corona 35.0 39.9 29.1 72.7 28.3 36.4 27.1 71.0 79.1 58.6 48.1 43.7 31.1 ~ 67.9 43.1 66.7 34.0
Flushing, Murray Hill & Whitestone 28.8 40.2 33.4 80.2 26.1 42.4 29.1 79.1 77.7 65.4 33.9 37.8 38.2 81.6 70.5 45.2 67.8 15.2
Bayside, Douglaston & Little Neck 31.1 44.9 34.9 85.4 31.3 45.3 30.6 86.9 80.6 76.5* 30.8 44.5 39.9 82.9* 70.7 46.2 74.8 25.7
Queens Village, Cambria Heights & Rosedale 47.5 35.2 28.8 78.7 34.1 34.3 25.0 75.0* 80.5 72.2* 63.9 35.9 32.3 82.6* 64.7 50.0 65.6 31.0
Briarwood, Fresh Meadows & Hillcrest 31.0 42.6 35.5 85.0 25.5 46.8 30.6 87.5* 77.3 ~ 37.8 37.3 40.6 80.0* 68.7 65.4 67.5 22.2
Elmhurst & South Corona 29.4 42.2 26.5 60.0 23.7 45.3 28.9 ~ 77.6 60.0* 36.7 39.3 22.9 ~ 67.6 61.8 69.6 31.0
Forest Hills & Rego Park 30.4 39.9 34.9 85.9 31.3 43.3 32.2 89.5 79.0 ~ 29.2* 36.4 37.5 78.6* 71.5 40.0 65.7 19.0
Sunnyside & Woodside 33.8 35.2 30.4 82.0 27.1 34.8 23.5 77.8* 81.0 47.6 43.8 35.6 37.9 85.3* 67.7 51.4 72.3 30.2
Ridgewood, Glendale & Middle Village 25.0 34.4 26.2 72.8 20.0 34.1 20.1 68.8 77.6 64.7* 37.0 34.8 32.3 76.4 63.8 54.8 64.9 29.8
Richmond Hill & Woodhaven 23.6 36.8 29.1 60.0 13.5* 37.0 23.7 60.0* 75.8 81.3* 44.4* 36.6 36.1 60.0* 66.4 38.1 78.1 34.7
Jamaica, Hollis & St. Albans 23.3 35.1 25.3 61.1* 19.7 34.5 18.9 ~ 78.3 68.8* 28.6 35.6 31.6 ~ 60.1 40.5 60.0 15.7
Howard Beach & Ozone Park 22.0 40.0 30.5 80.5 10.5* 38.2 25.0 79.2* 77.2 ~ 42.9 42.2 35.8 82.4* 70.0 45.8 67.2 27.9
Far Rockaway, Breezy Point & Broad Channel 32.2 35.8 31.6 81.9 27.6 34.2 24.4 75.5 80.1 ~ 41.4 37.5 39.1 88.9* 63.1 47.6 72.0 26.8
Richmond
All of Richmond 33.6 35.8 34.9 83.9 27.3 37.3 30.2 84.5 79.0 64.1 47.2 34.2 39.1 83.2 69.2 53.1 61.7 25.2
Tottenville, Great Kills & Annadale 36.8 35.4 37.8 83.9 28.2 35.0 32.4 83.9 81.1 78.9* 55.6 35.9 42.6 83.8 71.8 55.6 65.0 26.9
New Springville & South Beach 37.8 35.4 34.5 80.2 32.2 38.3 30.7 85.0 77.9 50.0 52.2 32.3 38.0 74.5 67.1 57.6 63.8 26.9
Port Richmond, Stapleton & Mariner's Harbor 25.3 36.9 31.9 88.4 21.1 39.3 26.8 84.7 77.7 64.0 33.3 34.2 36.1 94.4* 68.0 44.4 56.9 22.2

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 2021.
  • 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.