Cancer Incidence for Brooklyn Heights & Fort Greene, Kings (Brooklyn) County, 2014-2018

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 574.8 484.6 466.6-503.2 264.6 520.4 491.8-550.1 310.2 467.0 443.3-491.7
Oral cavity and pharynx 15.6 13.3 10.5-16.7 11.2 21.8 16.3-28.5 4.4 6.8 4.2-10.4
Esophagus 3.8 3.4 2.0-5.4 2.2 4.9 2.4-8.9 1.6 2.4 1.0-5.0
Stomach 9.4 8.3 6.0-11.1 4.2 8.7 5.3-13.5 5.2 7.9 5.1-11.7
Colorectal 48.0 42.0 36.7-47.8 26.8 55.1 45.9-65.6 21.2 31.9 26.0-38.8
Colon excluding rectum 30.8 27.1 22.9-31.9 16.0 33.5 26.4-41.8 14.8 22.1 17.3-27.9
Rectum & rectosigmoid 17.2 14.9 11.8-18.5 10.8 21.6 16.0-28.5 6.4 9.8 6.6-14.0
Liver / intrahepatic bile duct 11.6 9.8 7.4-12.7 8.8 17.3 12.4-23.4 2.8 4.1 2.2-7.1
Pancreas 17.4 14.9 11.9-18.5 7.4 14.7 10.3-20.5 10.0 15.1 11.1-20.1
Larynx 3.6 3.1 1.8-5.0 2.8 5.5 3.0-9.4 0.8 1.3 0.3-3.5
Lung and bronchus 53.2 46.0 40.5-52.0 24.2 50.0 41.3-60.0 29.0 42.8 35.9-50.6
Melanoma of the skin 18.2 14.8 11.8-18.3 10.6 21.0 15.6-27.7 7.6 10.2 7.1-14.3
Female breast             100.2 156.0 142.3-170.7
Cervix uteri             6.8 10.2 7.0-14.4
Corpus uterus and NOS             25.4 37.4 31.0-44.8
Ovary             8.0 11.3 8.0-15.7
Prostate       70.2 137.2 122.8-152.7      
Testis       5.4 7.5 4.8-11.4      
Urinary bladder (incl. in situ) 16.8 14.9 11.8-18.5 12.0 25.8 19.5-33.3 4.8 6.9 4.4-10.4
Kidney and renal pelvis 18.8 14.8 11.9-18.3 11.0 20.5 15.3-26.9 7.8 10.2 7.2-14.2
Brain and other central nervous system 5.0 4.1 2.6-6.1 2.4 4.6 2.3-8.3 2.6 3.7 1.9-6.4
Thyroid 25.2 19.1 15.8-23.0 5.6 8.9 5.8-13.2 19.6 28.2 22.6-34.7
Hodgkin lymphoma 4.8 4.0 2.5-6.1 2.8 5.4 2.9-9.3 2.0 2.9 1.3-5.8
Non-Hodgkin lymphomas 25.2 21.0 17.4-25.2 14.2 26.1 20.2-33.2 11.0 17.2 12.8-22.6
Myeloma 11.4 10.1 7.6-13.2 4.6 9.9 6.2-15.0 6.8 10.3 7.0-14.5
Leukemias 18.0 15.3 12.2-19.0 11.8 22.5 17.0-29.3 6.2 9.2 6.2-13.2

Notes

  • Incidence data are provisional, November 2020.
  • 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.