Percent of Cancers Diagnosed at an Early Stage by NYC Neighborhood, 2010-2014

Source: New York State Cancer Registry

Borough/Neighborhood Males Females
Oral Colorectal Lung Melanoma Prostate Testis Oral Colorectal Lung Melanoma Breast Cervix Uterus Ovary
New York State 26.9 41.5 20.3 81.9 81.8 69.2 44.9 40.7 25.4 86.3 66.4 43.8 68.8 16.4
New York City 25.2 41.0 20.7 82.5 81.5 67.7 43.1 40.6 27.0 86.2 63.3 44.1 62.4 16.4
Bronx
All of Bronx 22.7 43.2 16.5 72.4 80.9 67.2 39.2 41.2 24.7 77.7 61.9 44.9 60.7 19.1
Riverdale, Fieldston & Kingsbridge 24.1 43.8 19.9 80.0 77.4 81.3* 34.3 36.6 27.6 90.6* 61.8 38.9* 55.3 6.1*
Wakefield, Williamsbridge & Woodlawn 26.8 47.1 19.5 ~ 82.0 ~ 40.0* 41.2 19.1 ~ 63.3 47.2 51.4 21.4
Co-op City, Pelham Bay & Schuylerville 28.9 44.5 19.2 70.3 79.7 ~ 47.8 40.8 27.9 70.0* 63.5 51.5 69.7 25.5
Pelham Parkway, Morris Park & Laconia 27.3 42.4 15.9 ~ 80.8 ~ 36.8* 45.8 24.4 75.0* 66.3 36.4 62.6 26.1
Belmont, Crotona Park East & East Tremont 17.5 41.2 11.4 ~ 82.8 ~ 48.1 43.3 21.7 ~ 61.0 55.6 62.5 24.4
Bedford Park, Fordham North & Norwood 23.1 49.0 16.3 87.5* 82.5 ~ ~ 44.3 26.3 ~ 64.1 54.5 71.6 28.6*
Morris Heights, Fordham South & Mount Hope 22.0 36.3 9.4 ~ 77.4 ~ ~ 50.0 28.9 ~ 61.3 38.2 62.2 5.0*
Concourse, Highbridge & Mount Eden 23.1 42.1 21.0 ~ 82.1 ~ 26.7* 40.4 25.4 ~ 61.0 43.8 55.3 19.4*
Castle Hill, Clason Point & Parkchester 17.3 44.0 13.0 ~ 80.6 ~ 37.5* 41.6 21.3 ~ 60.3 42.1 60.2 10.9*
Hunts Point, Longwood & Melrose 20.8 38.1 18.3 ~ 82.4 75.0* 40.0* 28.9 24.6 ~ 55.6 35.3 60.0 15.6*
Kings
All of Kings 24.6 41.2 19.5 77.9 83.0 65.7 41.8 41.1 25.8 82.6 59.4 42.5 60.5 15.9
Greenpoint & Williamsburg 20.9 37.5 13.9 60.9 79.0 65.6 23.5* 36.7 26.7 87.9* 59.2 55.0* 66.0 7.7*
Bushwick 28.6 39.4 12.5 ~ 87.8 68.4* ~ 42.2 20.2 ~ 56.6 58.3 63.0 12.0*
Bedford-Stuyvesant 16.7* 44.2 13.0 ~ 84.4 ~ 20.0* 43.7 23.8 ~ 53.1 44.7 53.8 11.8*
Brooklyn Heights & Fort Greene 12.2* 27.4 21.0 77.1 79.3 80.8* 36.8* 50.0 21.7 86.7* 64.6 56.5 61.6 17.1
Park Slope, Carroll Gardens & Red Hook 23.3 26.9 19.3 81.6 79.7 52.4 ~ 40.3 27.4 97.6* 61.5 ~ 71.2 6.9*
Crown Heights North & Prospect Heights 15.2* 33.9 17.0 ~ 81.1 ~ 35.0* 40.4 21.5 ~ 56.8 43.5 55.6 24.3
Brownsville & Ocean Hill 18.8* 41.3 13.8 ~ 80.5 ~ ~ 41.2 21.1 ~ 52.1 25.6 46.7 22.9
East New York & Starrett City 26.8 46.3 20.7 ~ 87.9 ~ 21.9 43.2 24.7 ~ 58.3 37.5 59.0 20.7*
Canarsie & Flatlands 37.5 41.5 16.5 75.0 81.2 82.4* 61.9* 36.3 24.9 83.9* 57.1 40.6 62.0 15.3
East Flatbush, Farragut & Rugby 30.0 40.5 18.4 ~ 83.6 ~ ~ 34.5 16.9 ~ 54.5 29.5 46.2 11.4*
Crown Heights So., Prospect Lefferts & Wingate ~ 42.9 15.5 ~ 82.2 ~ 53.3* 43.0 17.8 ~ 55.0 30.0 50.4 ~
Sunset Park & Windsor Terrace 14.3 46.9 17.2 72.7* 85.6 75.0* 53.6 40.0 30.4 ~ 61.6 56.4 66.3 24.3
Bay Ridge & Dyker Heights 30.8 38.7 27.4 84.4* 84.2 46.4 52.6* 43.4 25.8 82.1* 65.4 38.1* 73.6 24.5
Borough Park, Kensington & Ocean Parkway 29.4 43.3 15.5 82.8* 80.7 58.8* 34.6 38.7 28.0 79.3* 59.1 43.5 61.6 7.8*
Flatbush & Midwood 31.6 38.9 25.9 83.3 84.9 ~ 44.4 41.9 29.5 83.9* 56.7 56.8 61.0 15.6
Sheepshead Bay, Gerritsen Beach & Homecrest 31.3 43.5 22.6 81.3 82.1 60.0* 42.9 42.6 35.4 81.8 67.1 52.0 69.5 22.6
Bensonhurst & Bath Beach 27.0 43.4 23.7 81.6 80.3 78.3* 51.4 39.2 27.4 77.1 65.4 47.6 62.0 25.0
Brighton Beach & Coney Island 26.1 47.8 20.3 83.6 88.2 ~ 58.8* 44.5 24.1 77.4 58.7 25.0 65.8 9.7
New York
All of New York 26.3 39.7 24.9 89.1 76.8 73.8 47.6 40.2 31.1 90.8 67.3 43.7 63.4 13.4
Washington Heights, Inwood & Marble Hill 22.8 39.2 21.6 70.6* 77.1 ~ 46.4 40.1 24.9 81.0* 62.5 37.8 58.4 12.2
Hamilton Heights, Manhattanville & West Harlem 21.4* 43.7 25.0 85.0* 75.9 ~ 64.0 34.4 23.7 80.0* 64.9 42.9 62.5 18.2*
Central Harlem 21.4* 41.0 18.0 ~ 80.0 ~ 25.8 45.5 21.4 ~ 61.0 33.3 47.5 6.5*
East Harlem 21.6 36.9 17.9 81.3* 78.5 ~ 30.0* 40.5 26.6 ~ 61.2 54.2 62.7 18.4
Upper East Side 22.5 36.4 32.4 93.1 77.3 67.5 61.4 40.6 36.3 93.6 71.9 42.9 68.5 15.0
Upper West Side & West Side 28.6 44.9 29.2 89.7 76.1 74.5 43.6 41.5 35.9 90.6 71.7 43.8 63.2 9.1
Chelsea, Clinton & Midtown Business District 31.0 35.9 22.8 83.3 75.1 79.5 50.0 36.2 27.6 93.8* 64.3 50.0* 62.3 12.1
Murray Hill, Gramercy & Stuyvesant Town 31.7 43.2 24.4 90.1 75.4 78.1 44.4 45.1 39.6 90.2 70.7 53.8 70.6 10.1
Chinatown & Lower East Side 22.1 33.7 24.3 84.1 73.9 55.6 48.6 35.3 21.5 87.0* 61.7 38.6 67.2 16.9
Battery Park City, Greenwich Village & Soho 34.7 45.9 30.6 90.0 78.6 84.0 50.0* 40.0 36.0 94.0* 70.3 52.2 67.0 17.0
Queens
All of Queens 25.6 40.6 21.1 79.2 83.5 62.7 42.1 40.5 25.5 85.0 64.1 44.6 64.9 17.2
Astoria & Long Island City 23.1 40.0 19.6 59.4 84.7 71.0 38.5 34.5 22.6 81.1 62.7 56.7 62.1 14.6
Jackson Heights & North Corona 25.0 41.0 22.8 65.5 88.3 56.3* 46.4 38.8 24.3 88.5* 61.4 57.1 67.3 22.9
Flushing, Murray Hill & Whitestone 33.3 38.2 19.5 82.6 81.2 66.7* 44.0 46.8 25.0 87.3 69.4 40.7 73.9 15.7
Bayside, Douglaston & Little Neck 40.0 38.6 22.7 88.0 79.3 68.8* 42.9 40.4 29.9 90.9* 65.9 17.6* 64.3 23.1
Queens Village, Cambria Heights & Rosedale 23.9 40.4 22.1 81.5* 84.5 ~ 50.0 41.5 28.0 85.4 65.5 40.5 52.0 12.3
Briarwood, Fresh Meadows & Hillcrest 25.0 49.7 20.5 82.5 79.3 80.0* 42.3 38.1 35.7 100.0* 65.9 45.7 68.5 13.8
Elmhurst & South Corona 30.0 33.3 19.6 ~ 83.7 47.1* 54.2 46.6 18.9 ~ 62.1 55.6 62.7 19.6
Forest Hills & Rego Park 32.1 46.0 27.4 89.2* 82.3 ~ 56.5 42.3 37.4 83.0 62.6 45.8 69.0 17.8
Sunnyside & Woodside 30.6 46.6 14.9 80.8* 80.1 50.0 31.8* 39.5 26.8 77.3* 66.8 50.0 69.1 20.0
Ridgewood, Glendale & Middle Village 22.4 39.6 20.3 77.5 80.1 48.0 47.1 41.0 22.5 77.6 62.9 45.2 71.7 17.9
Richmond Hill & Woodhaven 26.3 29.6 24.1 78.9* 86.5 60.0* 27.8* 37.5 23.6 81.3* 64.2 38.9 63.4 22.6
Jamaica, Hollis & St. Albans 22.6 42.1 17.4 ~ 86.5 ~ 25.7 38.4 16.3 ~ 59.0 44.7 54.9 15.3
Howard Beach & Ozone Park 13.2* 41.7 23.2 85.7* 82.6 ~ 27.8* 35.8 24.4 94.4* 62.2 28.2 69.0 20.8
Far Rockaway, Breezy Point & Broad Channel 12.2 42.0 24.3 78.2 86.8 ~ 45.8 39.7 24.8 82.4* 61.1 51.6 67.8 9.4*
Richmond
All of Richmond 29.4 40.6 21.7 82.8 83.1 68.3 45.5 38.2 28.6 89.0 66.5 49.4 62.9 18.8
Tottenville, Great Kills & Annadale 23.9 39.0 24.2 85.5 84.7 85.2* 42.9 39.5 28.7 89.6 70.5 52.2 64.2 16.4
New Springville & South Beach 34.0 43.5 20.9 80.0 79.0 ~ 40.0 34.5 29.9 90.0* 64.3 47.8 62.3 16.7
Port Richmond, Stapleton & Mariner's Harbor 31.7 39.5 19.9 82.1 84.7 45.5 56.5 40.6 27.0 86.8* 64.2 48.7 62.2 23.6

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 2016.
  • 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.