Cancer Incidence for Washington Heights, Inwood & Marble Hill, Manhattan, 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 451.0 527.3 22.5 436.8 354.8 15.2
Oral cavity and pharynx 12.0 12.8 3.3 5.8 4.6 1.7
Esophagus 5.6 7.1 2.7 1.2 1.0 0.8
Stomach 10.0 11.5 3.3 8.6 6.5 2.0
Colorectal 38.8 46.6 6.8 40.2 32.6 4.6
Colon excluding rectum 26.6 32.5 5.7 28.6 23.4 3.9
Rectum & rectosigmoid 12.2 14.1 3.7 11.6 9.3 2.4
Liver / intrahepatic bile duct 16.2 18.0 4.1 10.8 8.2 2.2
Pancreas 13.0 15.7 3.9 10.6 8.1 2.2
Larynx 7.2 8.2 2.8 2.0 1.6 1.0
Lung and bronchus 37.4 48.2 7.1 38.2 30.0 4.3
Melanoma of the skin 4.2 4.8 2.1 4.8 4.0 1.6
Female breast       130.4 107.7 8.4
Cervix uteri       9.4 7.9 2.3
Corpus uterus and NOS       31.6 24.7 3.9
Ovary       11.6 9.4 2.5
Prostate 169.4 191.0 13.3      
Testis 2.6 2.2 1.3      
Urinary bladder (incl. in situ) 17.0 23.1 5.1 6.8 5.1 1.8
Kidney and renal pelvis 19.0 21.7 4.5 8.2 6.5 2.0
Brain and other nervous system 5.8 6.5 2.4 4.8 4.5 1.8
Thyroid 7.8 8.3 2.7 31.6 27.6 4.4
Hodgkin lymphoma 4.4 4.2 1.8 4.6 3.9 1.6
Non-Hodgkin lymphomas 19.4 23.1 4.8 16.0 12.9 2.9
Myeloma 9.2 11.4 3.4 8.8 7.1 2.1
Leukemias 15.4 18.5 4.3 13.6 11.2 2.7

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.