Cancer Incidence for Brooklyn Heights & Fort Greene, Brooklyn, 2010-2014

Source: New York State Cancer Registry

Site of Cancer Males Females
Average Annual Cases Rate per 100,000 Males 95% CI (+/-) Average Annual Cases Rate per 100,000 Females 95% CI (+/-)
All Invasive Malignant Tumors 264.0 558.7 31.2 270.4 427.2 23.3
Oral cavity and pharynx 8.8 18.4 5.6 4.4 6.9 3.0
Esophagus 4.0 8.4 3.8 1.6 2.3 1.6
Stomach 4.0 10.0 4.5 5.0 8.3 3.3
Colorectal 21.2 44.9 8.8 20.8 34.4 6.7
Colon excluding rectum 15.0 32.4 7.6 14.4 23.8 5.6
Rectum & rectosigmoid 6.2 12.5 4.5 6.4 10.7 3.8
Liver / intrahepatic bile duct 10.8 21.8 6.0 3.6 5.6 2.7
Pancreas 8.8 19.5 5.9 8.0 13.3 4.2
Larynx 2.2 4.2 2.5 0.6 1.1 1.2
Lung and bronchus 23.8 54.2 10.0 28.2 44.6 7.5
Melanoma of the skin 9.2 18.7 5.7 7.4 10.8 3.6
Female breast       82.8 130.8 12.9
Cervix uteri       5.4 7.8 3.0
Corpus uterus and NOS       21.8 34.6 6.6
Ovary       8.4 13.8 4.3
Prostate 78.8 169.0 17.1      
Testis 5.2 6.8 2.7      
Urinary bladder (incl. in situ) 11.6 26.9 7.2 5.2 8.3 3.3
Kidney and renal pelvis 9.4 19.3 5.7 5.0 8.2 3.3
Brain and other nervous system 3.8 7.6 3.6 2.6 3.7 2.2
Thyroid 5.8 9.9 3.7 17.2 25.8 5.6
Hodgkin lymphoma 2.4 4.5 2.7 1.8 2.6 1.8
Non-Hodgkin lymphomas 13.2 26.3 6.6 10.8 17.0 4.6
Myeloma 6.6 13.7 4.8 5.4 8.9 3.4
Leukemias 8.4 17.4 5.5 7.0 10.3 3.5

Notes

  • Incidence data are provisional, November 2016.
  • 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.