Cancer Incidence for Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, 2011-2015

Source: New York State Cancer Registry

Site of Cancer Males and Females Males Females
Average Annual Cases Rate per 100,000 Population 95% CI Average Annual Cases Rate per 100,000 Males 95% CI Average Annual Cases Rate per 100,000 Females 95% CI
All Invasive Malignant Tumors 503.8 443.8 426.1-462.0 239.2 513.5 483.0-545.3 264.6 400.3 378.6-422.8
Oral cavity and pharynx 9.8 8.2 6.0-10.8 6.8 13.4 9.1-18.8 3.0 4.3 2.4-7.2
Esophagus 5.6 5.2 3.4-7.6 2.4 5.5 2.7-9.8 3.2 5.0 2.8-8.2
Stomach 10.2 9.9 7.3-13.1 5.0 11.3 7.1-16.9 5.2 8.6 5.6-12.6
Colorectal 43.0 39.8 34.5-45.6 20.4 48.2 38.7-59.1 22.6 34.8 28.6-41.9
Colon excluding rectum 29.8 28.0 23.5-33.0 13.2 31.8 24.1-40.9 16.6 25.8 20.5-32.1
Rectum & rectosigmoid 13.2 11.8 9.1-15.1 7.2 16.4 11.2-23.0 6.0 9.0 6.1-12.9
Liver / intrahepatic bile duct 18.0 15.7 12.6-19.4 12.0 23.5 17.7-30.5 6.0 9.8 6.6-14.0
Pancreas 13.8 12.9 10.0-16.4 6.6 15.6 10.5-22.2 7.2 11.2 7.8-15.6
Larynx 4.2 3.5 2.1-5.4 3.2 6.2 3.5-10.3 1.0 1.5 0.5-3.5
Lung and bronchus 57.4 53.0 46.8-59.6 30.4 70.4 59.0-83.1 27.0 42.0 35.1-49.9
Melanoma of the skin 2.2 2.0 0.9-3.6 1.0 2.6 0.8-6.1 1.2 1.7 0.6-3.8
Female breast             80.2 120.2 108.6-132.7
Cervix uteri             8.4 12.6 9.1-17.1
Corpus uterus and NOS             21.0 31.3 25.5-38.0
Ovary             7.2 10.3 7.2-14.3
Prostate       79.4 168.0 151.1-186.2      
Testis       2.4 3.4 1.7-6.2      
Urinary bladder (incl. in situ) 11.0 10.4 7.8-13.6 7.6 17.6 12.1-24.4 3.4 5.7 3.3-9.2
Kidney and renal pelvis 15.6 13.7 10.7-17.2 9.0 18.9 13.5-25.6 6.6 9.9 6.8-14.0
Brain and other nervous system 5.2 4.1 2.7-6.1 2.2 4.2 2.0-7.8 3.0 4.3 2.4-7.1
Thyroid 14.6 10.9 8.5-13.8 2.6 4.5 2.4-7.9 12.0 16.0 12.1-20.7
Hodgkin lymphoma 4.6 3.3 2.1-5.1 2.8 4.3 2.3-7.4 1.8 2.5 1.1-4.8
Non-Hodgkin lymphomas 17.2 14.6 11.6-18.1 8.4 17.6 12.4-24.2 8.8 12.8 9.2-17.2
Myeloma 13.8 13.2 10.2-16.8 6.2 16.5 10.9-23.7 7.6 11.7 8.2-16.1
Leukemias 16.2 14.0 11.0-17.5 9.4 18.4 13.2-25.0 6.8 10.6 7.3-14.9

Notes

  • Incidence data are provisional, November 2017.
  • Rates are per 100,000 persons, age-adjusted to the 2000 US standard population, with 95% confidence intervals.
  • Rates based on fewer than 4 cases per year are unstable and should be used with caution. NOS = Not otherwise specified.
  • 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.