Estimated Cancer Prevalence by Cancer Site and Gender, New York City, 2015

Source: New York State Cancer Registry

Site of Cancer Diagnosed in Last 5 Years Ever Diagnosed
Males and Females Males Females Males and Females Males Females
All Sites 125,000 60,100 64,900 381,300 174,500 206,800
Oral Cavity and Pharynx 2,600 1,700 900 7,000 4,300 2,700
Esophagus 500 400 100 900 600 200
Stomach 1,600 900 700 3,500 1,900 1,700
Colon and Rectum 10,000 5,000 5,000 30,000 14,300 15,700
Liver and Intrahepatic Bile Duct 1,400 1,000 400 2,000 1,400 600
Pancreas 1,100 500 600 1,500 700 800
Larynx 700 500 200 1,900 1,400 400
Lung and Bronchus 6,300 2,700 3,600 11,100 4,600 6,500
Melanoma of the Skin 5,400 2,800 2,600 19,200 9,100 10,200
Breast     22,600     75,400
Cervix Uteri     1,300     8,000
Corpus and Uterus, NOS     5,300     16,700
Ovary     1,600     5,000
Prostate   27,000     86,000  
Testis   1,100     5,400  
Urinary Bladder 5,200 3,800 1,400 14,800 10,700 4,100
Kidney and Renal Pelvis 4,600 2,900 1,700 11,900 7,100 4,800
Brain and Other Nervous System 1,200 700 600 4,300 2,200 2,100
Thyroid 9,100 1,500 7,600 29,400 4,800 24,600
Hodgkin Lymphoma 1,200 700 500 5,900 3,100 2,700
Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma 5,500 2,800 2,700 15,700 7,900 7,800
Myeloma 2,500 1,200 1,300 4,200 2,000 2,200
Leukemia 3,500 1,900 1,500 9,600 5,200 4,400

Notes

  • Estimated number of residents alive as of January 1, 2015, diagnosed with cancer within the last 5 years or anytime in the past, respectively.
  • Numbers are rounded to the nearest 100.