Percent of Cancers Diagnosed at an Early Stage by NYC Neighborhood, 2011-2015

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 32.8 41.0 23.8 84.0 27.4 41.4 21.2 82.1 80.6 68.7 44.7 40.6 26.4 86.7 66.8 43.6 67.8 16.3
New York City 31.2 40.8 24.9 84.4 25.5 40.9 21.6 82.7 80.1 67.3 42.4 40.8 28.3 86.4 63.4 44.0 61.1 16.2
Bronx
All of Bronx 26.8 42.7 21.7 78.5 21.2 43.2 18.2 75.2 79.6 61.0 39.0 42.3 25.4 82.4 62.3 44.3 60.1 16.9
Riverdale, Fieldston & Kingsbridge 26.4 41.4 25.5 86.1 18.8* 46.5 20.4 81.4 76.2 ~ 32.5 37.0 29.8 91.7* 65.0 ~ 56.6 13.2*
Wakefield, Williamsbridge & Woodlawn 28.1 45.0 21.1 85.7* 20.5 44.0 20.4 ~ 78.9 ~ 44.4* 45.9 21.7 ~ 62.0 48.6 51.4 17.1
Co-op City, Pelham Bay & Schuylerville 31.7 41.6 22.4 78.0 23.6 42.6 19.5 76.3 75.7 ~ 48.1 40.4 25.4 81.0* 63.9 41.9 69.2 20.4
Pelham Parkway, Morris Park & Laconia 28.6 46.0 20.9 76.9* 25.0 45.9 19.3 ~ 78.0 ~ 34.8 46.0 22.7 81.3* 65.8 27.3 56.7 21.3
Belmont, Crotona Park East & East Tremont 24.4 43.1 16.4 ~ 16.9 43.7 11.5 ~ 81.6 ~ 40.7 42.6 21.8 ~ 59.0 47.8 57.7 22.2
Bedford Park, Fordham North & Norwood 26.8 47.3 20.4 80.8* 23.8 48.5 16.8 82.4* 81.6 ~ ~ 45.7 24.5 ~ 60.9 54.5 69.9 17.4*
Morris Heights, Fordham South & Mount Hope 27.5 43.2 23.3 ~ 22.5 38.5 12.6 ~ 77.5 ~ ~ 47.5 32.4 ~ 63.0 43.8 62.6 5.3*
Concourse, Highbridge & Mount Eden 21.5 39.2 23.3 ~ 23.5 36.9 23.0 ~ 83.8 ~ ~ 41.5 23.7 ~ 60.4 39.5 59.3 18.2*
Castle Hill, Clason Point & Parkchester 30.3 43.0 19.6 79.2* 21.8 43.2 16.1 ~ 81.0 60.0* 52.4 42.9 23.1 ~ 63.7 48.8 61.2 10.2*
Hunts Point, Longwood & Melrose 23.1 36.8 25.9 ~ 16.4 41.1 21.1 ~ 80.8 68.8* 39.1 32.0 31.1 ~ 57.4 40.0 59.6 16.7*
Kings
All of Kings 30.1 41.1 23.7 80.6 25.9 41.2 20.6 77.3 81.4 64.6 38.3 40.9 27.4 84.2 59.6 43.5 59.2 15.1
Greenpoint & Williamsburg 19.7 34.6 20.6 78.2 18.6 36.3 12.4 70.4 77.9 70.6 22.2* 32.7 28.3 85.7* 58.8 54.2 66.3 6.0*
Bushwick 28.3 37.6 19.2 ~ 25.0 35.5 18.2 ~ 86.7 73.7* ~ 40.3 20.4 ~ 56.3 51.3 59.6 8.0*
Bedford-Stuyvesant 15.9 41.5 22.1 ~ 16.7* 39.6 16.8 ~ 79.5 ~ ~ 43.3 27.9 ~ 55.7 41.0 47.8 9.4*
Brooklyn Heights & Fort Greene 33.3 37.4 21.7 75.0 24.4 30.2 19.2 68.6 79.4 74.2 52.6* 45.7 23.6 82.8* 66.0 65.0* 61.2 21.7
Park Slope, Carroll Gardens & Red Hook 30.0 35.9 23.8 88.6 21.6 29.9 20.5 81.8* 74.8 60.0* ~ 42.1 26.1 94.6* 64.4 ~ 69.1 10.7*
Crown Heights North & Prospect Heights 13.7 37.5 23.1 85.0* 11.8* 36.2 17.0 ~ 80.2 68.8* 17.6* 38.7 27.4 ~ 57.1 42.9 50.8 33.3
Brownsville & Ocean Hill 29.5 40.5 18.5 ~ 23.3 42.3 11.9 ~ 81.0 ~ ~ 38.7 25.2 ~ 49.6 35.9 48.2 18.2*
East New York & Starrett City 28.4 43.4 23.5 ~ 25.0 45.8 23.3 ~ 85.5 ~ 32.3 40.8 23.8 ~ 58.1 35.9 59.9 22.9
Canarsie & Flatlands 43.3 41.4 21.7 81.3 40.0 44.4 18.1 85.2* 80.8 88.2* 50.0 38.7 26.1 78.4 56.5 43.9 56.3 13.4
East Flatbush, Farragut & Rugby 23.9 38.0 22.2 ~ 26.7 40.2 22.6 ~ 81.9 ~ 18.8* 36.2 21.5 ~ 54.9 26.8 47.9 8.5*
Crown Heights So., Prospect Lefferts & Wingate 21.9 44.7 15.3 80.0* 21.1* 45.6 16.1 ~ 81.5 ~ ~ 44.1 14.3 ~ 55.3 37.1 52.4 ~
Sunset Park & Windsor Terrace 31.9 43.9 23.4 76.9* 24.6 44.8 18.5 64.7* 83.6 72.2* 46.7 42.9 30.6 ~ 62.4 58.8 70.8 17.1*
Bay Ridge & Dyker Heights 38.7 43.3 27.1 86.2 35.7 40.3 25.9 81.8* 79.6 40.0 45.0* 46.6 28.4 90.6* 66.1 41.7 70.7 20.8
Borough Park, Kensington & Ocean Parkway 32.1 38.5 24.6 77.8 33.3 38.5 18.5 71.4 79.5 52.6* 30.4* 38.6 32.8 84.6* 57.5 47.8 60.4 9.3*
Flatbush & Midwood 34.4 42.7 28.6 86.3 31.6 39.8 25.5 87.2* 84.0 ~ 38.5 45.3 31.9 85.3* 56.5 50.0 60.1 17.0
Sheepshead Bay, Gerritsen Beach & Homecrest 34.7 39.9 28.0 83.7 28.9 40.9 22.0 78.8 79.7 57.1 43.3 38.9 34.6 88.9 66.7 60.9 67.3 19.1
Bensonhurst & Bath Beach 32.0 41.9 26.3 72.4 22.4 45.6 25.6 73.9 80.2 63.6 50.0 37.6 27.4 70.7 65.3 44.7 63.9 21.1
Brighton Beach & Coney Island 34.4 47.3 23.8 84.3 30.6 49.2 21.3 85.1 85.9 ~ ~ 45.6 27.6 83.3 60.9 34.4 61.9 12.9
New York
All of New York 34.1 39.1 29.4 89.5 26.7 39.0 25.3 88.6 75.8 73.4 48.4 39.2 32.7 90.7 67.2 43.2 62.7 13.6
Washington Heights, Inwood & Marble Hill 32.5 40.1 23.5 80.0 24.1 39.0 21.6 75.0* 76.9 ~ 48.3 41.2 25.1 85.0* 64.0 33.3 57.2 14.0
Hamilton Heights, Manhattanville & West Harlem 36.0 37.7 24.1 88.6* 19.2* 44.7 22.3 91.3* 77.0 ~ 54.2 30.9 25.7 ~ 62.8 36.0 62.8 16.2
Central Harlem 18.2 42.2 19.4 87.5* 19.4* 39.2 19.5 ~ 79.3 ~ 16.7* 45.5 19.3 ~ 59.4 39.4 50.0 16.0*
East Harlem 23.2 36.5 23.8 84.0* 19.6 35.9 18.7 86.7* 79.0 ~ 30.4* 37.0 29.1 ~ 59.2 51.5 60.9 19.0
Upper East Side 40.1 40.9 36.5 92.1 25.8 41.0 32.0 91.9 76.0 72.1 63.3 40.8 38.9 92.4 73.0 42.4 64.6 12.4
Upper West Side & West Side 34.1 42.2 31.9 90.5 27.8 41.2 29.9 91.2 74.3 76.1 45.5 43.2 33.2 89.6 71.4 40.0 64.4 9.3
Chelsea, Clinton & Midtown Business District 40.9 37.4 25.9 84.3 34.8 38.0 21.6 78.9 73.5 74.4 59.1 36.4 31.0 95.6* 63.5 50.0 63.6 11.5
Murray Hill, Gramercy & Stuyvesant Town 38.8 38.7 36.0 90.9 32.3 39.1 24.6 91.2 74.4 71.1 51.5 38.4 43.9 90.6 72.0 60.0 72.9 9.1
Chinatown & Lower East Side 30.5 33.1 26.0 81.9 22.5 30.4 26.0 79.6 72.1 64.0 47.4 36.1 25.9 87.0* 61.4 40.8 64.5 22.6
Battery Park City, Greenwich Village & Soho 35.1 39.6 36.5 90.5 31.7 43.4 33.3 88.2 75.7 80.4 47.1* 35.6 39.1 93.5* 69.2 50.0 63.9 12.5
Queens
All of Queens 31.8 40.9 24.1 81.7 25.5 40.3 22.0 80.9 81.6 65.5 43.0 41.4 26.4 82.6 64.1 44.2 63.1 18.0
Astoria & Long Island City 28.2 39.3 22.1 70.5 21.6 37.7 19.4 55.9 83.8 76.7 40.7 41.1 25.4 81.8 64.6 54.5 60.6 11.4*
Jackson Heights & North Corona 29.9 40.0 24.7 73.7 20.9 42.7 28.2 65.5 84.8 54.5 45.8 37.2 20.6 82.1* 62.6 51.0 61.1 25.6
Flushing, Murray Hill & Whitestone 36.3 43.1 24.0 82.5 33.6 40.0 21.0 82.9 78.7 72.2* 41.8 47.1 27.1 82.0 67.1 38.4 71.1 13.8
Bayside, Douglaston & Little Neck 41.4 40.9 27.2 87.5 39.5 38.8 24.5 88.7 78.8 ~ 45.0* 42.9 30.9 86.0 66.5 33.3 64.9 22.0
Queens Village, Cambria Heights & Rosedale 36.0 42.2 24.8 89.5 23.9 41.3 22.2 92.0* 83.1 ~ 55.2 43.0 27.5 87.5* 65.5 40.5 51.6 14.5
Briarwood, Fresh Meadows & Hillcrest 30.8 43.9 27.7 91.8 25.7 50.6 22.5 88.6* 76.9 61.1* 36.7 37.1 33.9 96.6* 65.4 55.6 63.7 15.4
Elmhurst & South Corona 39.7 39.8 20.9 55.0* 27.7 33.9 22.6 ~ 80.5 47.4* 58.1 45.8 18.8 ~ 61.7 45.9 62.0 18.2
Forest Hills & Rego Park 43.4 43.0 30.9 87.7 33.3 43.9 26.5 94.1* 79.6 ~ 56.5 42.2 35.3 82.1 62.1 39.1 66.4 17.5
Sunnyside & Woodside 35.1 42.1 22.4 84.0 40.5 44.8 14.1 89.3* 79.2 38.9* 25.0* 39.3 31.5 77.3* 66.5 50.0 66.7 20.0
Ridgewood, Glendale & Middle Village 28.6 40.2 22.2 76.0 19.7 35.3 21.8 76.1 77.9 57.9* 46.9 45.3 22.6 75.9 61.9 40.3 69.7 20.7
Richmond Hill & Woodhaven 27.3 37.0 24.1 82.4* 27.8 34.5 24.2 81.3* 84.4 66.7* 26.3* 39.8 24.0 83.3* 64.5 45.5 68.4 28.8
Jamaica, Hollis & St. Albans 25.8 38.6 18.1 ~ 21.6 41.0 15.3 ~ 84.9 ~ 31.6 36.0 20.7 ~ 60.9 50.0 50.0 13.8
Howard Beach & Ozone Park 17.9 40.1 21.6 87.9* 12.8* 41.9 20.8 84.2* 81.0 ~ 29.4* 37.9 22.5 ~ 62.9 25.6 66.7 22.6
Far Rockaway, Breezy Point & Broad Channel 21.1 38.3 27.9 81.6 7.8* 37.6 27.3 79.2 85.3 ~ 55.0* 39.0 28.6 84.6 62.0 50.0 71.1 12.0
Richmond
All of Richmond 35.1 40.2 25.7 85.0 30.8 41.8 21.7 81.1 82.4 69.6 44.6 38.5 29.9 90.2 67.1 48.4 59.7 19.9
Tottenville, Great Kills & Annadale 31.1 39.2 28.5 86.0 26.8 38.7 25.3 82.0 85.3 86.2* 40.0 39.7 31.7 90.7 70.1 55.6 60.0 21.9
New Springville & South Beach 37.5 39.1 25.0 83.5 38.8 45.6 20.9 79.0 77.2 64.7* 34.8 32.4 29.8 88.7 66.0 52.0 59.9 14.3
Port Richmond, Stapleton & Mariner's Harbor 37.8 42.4 23.1 85.1 29.2 41.3 18.6 81.8 83.4 52.2 60.0 43.4 27.9 91.4* 64.8 41.0 59.2 22.4

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 2017.
  • 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.