Cancer Incidence for Park Slope, Carroll Gardens & Red Hook, 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 199.6 484.5 32.1 228.2 420.5 25.4
Oral cavity and pharynx 7.0 17.4 6.1 2.4 4.1 2.4
Esophagus 2.0 4.6 3.0 1.0 2.0 1.8
Stomach 2.8 7.0 3.9 3.8 8.2 3.8
Colorectal 17.2 45.1 10.1 16.8 33.0 7.3
Colon excluding rectum 9.8 27.1 8.1 11.0 22.5 6.1
Rectum & rectosigmoid 7.4 18.0 6.1 5.8 10.5 4.0
Liver / intrahepatic bile duct 5.8 14.0 5.4 1.2 2.4 2.0
Pancreas 5.2 13.4 5.4 4.8 9.9 4.1
Larynx 1.8 4.2 2.9 0.4 0.6 0.9
Lung and bronchus 18.8 48.9 10.5 21.8 45.4 8.8
Melanoma of the skin 10.0 21.8 6.5 9.6 15.1 4.5
Female breast       62.8 114.6 13.1
Cervix uteri       3.4 5.9 2.9
Corpus uterus and NOS       14.8 26.9 6.3
Ovary       6.0 11.8 4.3
Prostate 52.4 125.3 16.0      
Testis 4.2 5.5 2.5      
Urinary bladder (incl. in situ) 13.8 38.5 9.7 4.6 8.8 3.7
Kidney and renal pelvis 9.2 21.9 6.7 6.0 11.7 4.3
Brain and other nervous system 3.2 6.5 3.4 3.4 6.2 3.2
Thyroid 4.4 8.3 3.6 21.2 32.3 6.5
Hodgkin lymphoma 1.6 2.8 2.1 2.6 3.4 2.3
Non-Hodgkin lymphomas 9.6 24.2 7.3 10.6 19.8 5.6
Myeloma 4.4 12.2 5.4 3.2 5.9 3.0
Leukemias 9.8 21.1 6.4 7.4 14.2 4.8

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.