Cancer Incidence for Brooklyn Heights & Fort Greene, 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 548.6 483.2 464.8-502.1 263.0 544.0 514.0-575.4 285.6 445.2 421.9-469.6
Oral cavity and pharynx 13.6 11.7 9.0-15.0 9.2 18.8 13.6-25.3 4.4 6.7 4.2-10.4
Esophagus 4.6 4.1 2.6-6.2 3.0 6.3 3.5-10.6 1.6 2.5 1.1-5.0
Stomach 10.0 9.9 7.3-13.0 4.4 11.0 6.8-16.6 5.6 9.2 6.1-13.4
Colorectal 44.4 40.3 35.1-46.1 23.8 49.2 40.4-59.1 20.6 33.0 26.8-40.2
Colon excluding rectum 30.4 27.6 23.3-32.4 16.0 33.3 26.2-41.7 14.4 22.9 17.8-29.0
Rectum & rectosigmoid 14.0 12.8 9.9-16.2 7.8 15.8 11.1-21.9 6.2 10.0 6.8-14.4
Liver / intrahepatic bile duct 13.8 11.9 9.2-15.2 10.2 20.0 14.8-26.5 3.6 5.6 3.3-9.0
Pancreas 17.0 16.0 12.7-19.8 9.0 19.5 14.1-26.2 8.0 13.0 9.2-17.8
Larynx 4.6 4.1 2.5-6.2 3.8 7.8 4.6-12.3 0.8 1.3 0.3-3.4
Lung and bronchus 50.4 45.9 40.3-52.1 22.2 49.0 40.1-59.3 28.2 43.8 36.7-51.9
Melanoma of the skin 16.2 13.5 10.6-16.9 8.8 17.6 12.6-24.0 7.4 10.8 7.5-15.1
Female breast             89.8 140.9 127.9-154.9
Cervix uteri             4.8 7.0 4.4-10.6
Corpus uterus and NOS             21.8 34.6 28.3-42.0
Ovary             9.4 15.2 11.1-20.4
Prostate       74.8 158.4 142.3-175.8      
Testis       6.4 8.3 5.5-12.1      
Urinary bladder (incl. in situ) 17.2 16.1 12.8-20.0 11.0 25.9 19.3-33.9 6.2 9.7 6.5-13.9
Kidney and renal pelvis 15.2 13.4 10.5-16.9 10.4 20.2 14.9-26.8 4.8 7.7 4.9-11.6
Brain and other nervous system 6.0 4.8 3.1-6.9 3.4 6.5 3.7-10.6 2.6 3.3 1.7-5.9
Thyroid 26.0 20.2 16.8-24.2 6.2 10.1 6.8-14.6 19.8 29.1 23.4-35.7
Hodgkin lymphoma 4.2 3.4 2.1-5.3 2.2 4.1 2.0-7.6 2.0 2.8 1.3-5.5
Non-Hodgkin lymphomas 24.2 20.6 17.0-24.7 12.6 23.5 17.8-30.4 11.6 17.9 13.5-23.3
Myeloma 11.4 10.3 7.8-13.4 6.4 13.1 8.8-18.6 5.0 8.0 5.1-11.9
Leukemias 17.2 14.9 11.8-18.5 9.8 19.7 14.4-26.3 7.4 11.0 7.7-15.4

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.