Cancer Incidence for Park Slope, Carroll Gardens & Red Hook, 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 441.0 452.9 433.3-473.2 204.4 493.8 462.0-527.2 236.6 431.7 406.4-458.1
Oral cavity and pharynx 11.0 11.4 8.5-15.1 8.2 20.1 14.1-27.7 2.8 4.6 2.4-8.0
Esophagus 3.8 3.7 2.2-5.9 2.2 4.9 2.3-9.1 1.6 2.9 1.2-6.0
Stomach 6.8 7.8 5.3-11.0 2.6 6.6 3.3-11.6 4.2 9.0 5.5-13.9
Colorectal 34.0 37.3 31.7-43.6 16.6 42.6 33.4-53.4 17.4 33.3 26.5-41.4
Colon excluding rectum 22.0 24.9 20.3-30.2 10.6 28.6 21.0-37.9 11.4 22.4 16.8-29.3
Rectum & rectosigmoid 12.0 12.4 9.4-16.2 6.0 14.0 9.3-20.4 6.0 10.9 7.2-15.8
Liver / intrahepatic bile duct 6.8 6.8 4.7-9.7 5.6 12.8 8.2-18.9 1.2 2.3 0.8-5.1
Pancreas 10.8 12.2 9.1-16.1 6.4 15.4 10.3-22.1 4.4 9.3 5.7-14.3
Larynx 2.2 2.2 1.1-4.1 1.8 4.3 1.9-8.4 0.4 0.6 0.1-2.6
Lung and bronchus 39.6 45.6 39.2-52.6 16.8 45.0 35.4-56.3 22.8 46.5 38.1-56.2
Melanoma of the skin 17.2 15.2 12.0-19.0 8.8 19.1 13.5-26.2 8.4 12.4 8.8-17.2
Female breast             70.6 127.4 114.0-141.9
Cervix uteri             3.2 5.4 3.0-9.0
Corpus uterus and NOS             15.4 28.4 22.2-35.7
Ovary             5.8 10.9 7.2-15.9
Prostate       54.6 129.6 113.9-146.8      
Testis       4.0 5.2 3.1-8.6      
Urinary bladder (incl. in situ) 19.4 22.5 18.1-27.7 15.0 42.4 32.8-53.7 4.4 8.7 5.3-13.3
Kidney and renal pelvis 14.8 15.6 12.1-19.7 9.2 21.5 15.4-29.1 5.6 10.8 7.1-15.9
Brain and other nervous system 6.2 6.1 4.0-8.8 3.0 6.0 3.2-10.3 3.2 6.0 3.2-10.1
Thyroid 26.4 21.3 17.6-25.5 4.4 7.6 4.6-12.0 22.0 33.9 27.5-41.3
Hodgkin lymphoma 5.2 3.6 2.2-5.7 2.0 3.0 1.3-6.2 3.2 4.2 2.1-7.7
Non-Hodgkin lymphomas 20.4 21.2 17.1-26.0 9.6 23.3 16.8-31.6 10.8 20.0 14.8-26.4
Myeloma 6.8 7.4 5.1-10.5 5.0 13.6 8.6-20.5 1.8 3.1 1.4-6.0
Leukemias 16.4 16.2 12.7-20.4 9.8 21.0 15.2-28.4 6.6 12.4 8.4-17.6

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.