Cancer Incidence for Sheepshead Bay, Gerritsen Beach & Homecrest, 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 947.4 479.9 465.8-494.3 446.0 501.1 480.1-522.9 501.4 471.3 452.1-491.2
Oral cavity and pharynx 16.6 8.9 7.0-11.2 10.2 11.5 8.4-15.3 6.4 6.4 4.2-9.3
Esophagus 5.4 2.5 1.6-3.7 3.2 3.6 2.0-6.0 2.2 1.4 0.7-2.8
Stomach 24.6 12.5 10.3-15.0 12.2 14.2 10.8-18.3 12.4 11.2 8.4-14.6
Colorectal 83.4 39.9 36.0-44.1 44.0 48.8 42.4-55.9 39.4 33.1 28.4-38.5
Colon excluding rectum 62.8 29.5 26.2-33.1 31.8 35.0 29.6-41.0 31.0 25.4 21.3-30.1
Rectum & rectosigmoid 20.6 10.4 8.4-12.7 12.2 13.8 10.5-17.9 8.4 7.7 5.4-10.6
Liver / intrahepatic bile duct 16.0 7.7 6.0-9.6 9.8 10.1 7.4-13.6 6.2 5.5 3.7-8.0
Pancreas 33.8 16.2 13.7-18.9 14.6 16.9 13.2-21.4 19.2 15.4 12.3-19.1
Larynx 4.4 2.1 1.3-3.3 3.8 4.1 2.4-6.5 0.6 0.7 0.1-2.0
Lung and bronchus 119.4 58.1 53.4-63.1 62.6 70.7 62.9-79.1 56.8 49.6 43.8-55.9
Melanoma of the skin 30.6 15.8 13.3-18.6 16.2 18.5 14.6-23.1 14.4 13.8 10.6-17.6
Female breast             123.2 119.4 109.7-129.8
Cervix uteri             5.2 5.4 3.4-8.2
Corpus uterus and NOS             34.2 32.9 28.0-38.4
Ovary             14.6 14.6 11.3-18.6
Prostate       91.8 97.8 88.9-107.4      
Testis       4.2 5.8 3.5-8.9      
Urinary bladder (incl. in situ) 49.4 23.5 20.6-26.7 37.4 41.3 35.5-47.8 12.0 9.9 7.5-13.0
Kidney and renal pelvis 39.2 20.7 17.8-23.9 24.2 27.3 22.5-32.8 15.0 15.2 11.8-19.2
Brain and other nervous system 15.2 8.4 6.5-10.6 8.6 10.0 7.1-13.6 6.6 7.0 4.7-10.0
Thyroid 59.6 35.0 31.0-39.4 14.6 18.4 14.3-23.2 45.0 50.4 43.7-57.8
Hodgkin lymphoma 4.8 3.3 2.1-5.0 2.8 4.1 2.2-6.9 2.0 2.5 1.2-4.7
Non-Hodgkin lymphomas 40.8 21.0 18.1-24.2 21.4 24.7 20.1-30.0 19.4 17.9 14.3-22.1
Myeloma 13.0 6.5 5.0-8.4 7.6 8.3 5.9-11.6 5.4 5.1 3.3-7.6
Leukemias 28.0 14.2 11.9-17.0 12.2 14.1 10.7-18.3 15.8 14.5 11.3-18.4

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.