Cancer Incidence for Washington Heights, Inwood & Marble Hill, Manhattan, 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 894.4 415.9 403.7-428.5 449.6 518.9 496.9-541.5 444.8 357.3 342.3-372.8
Oral cavity and pharynx 17.6 8.0 6.4-9.9 11.6 12.5 9.4-16.3 6.0 4.6 3.1-6.6
Esophagus 7.2 3.4 2.4-4.8 5.0 6.4 4.1-9.4 2.2 1.7 0.8-3.1
Stomach 17.0 8.0 6.3-9.9 9.2 11.0 7.9-14.7 7.8 6.0 4.2-8.3
Colorectal 80.8 38.0 34.3-41.9 40.8 48.8 42.2-56.2 40.0 31.5 27.2-36.3
Colon excluding rectum 56.6 26.9 23.9-30.3 28.0 34.3 28.7-40.6 28.6 22.6 19.0-26.8
Rectum & rectosigmoid 24.2 11.0 9.1-13.2 12.8 14.6 11.1-18.7 11.4 8.9 6.7-11.6
Liver / intrahepatic bile duct 25.4 11.5 9.6-13.8 15.6 17.2 13.5-21.6 9.8 7.2 5.3-9.7
Pancreas 24.6 11.5 9.6-13.8 14.2 16.4 12.7-20.9 10.4 7.9 5.9-10.4
Larynx 8.8 4.0 2.9-5.4 6.6 7.2 4.9-10.2 2.2 1.7 0.8-3.1
Lung and bronchus 76.0 36.1 32.5-39.9 35.2 44.5 38.0-51.7 40.8 31.7 27.5-36.5
Melanoma of the skin 10.0 4.6 3.4-6.1 5.0 6.1 3.9-9.0 5.0 4.0 2.6-6.1
Female breast             132.4 108.2 99.9-116.9
Cervix uteri             9.8 8.1 5.9-10.8
Corpus uterus and NOS             32.8 25.6 21.8-29.9
Ovary             13.2 10.7 8.3-13.8
Prostate       164.8 182.7 170.1-196.1      
Testis       2.8 2.3 1.2-4.0      
Urinary bladder (incl. in situ) 24.2 12.0 10.0-14.4 18.0 24.8 19.8-30.5 6.2 4.8 3.2-6.9
Kidney and renal pelvis 28.0 13.0 10.9-15.4 20.0 22.2 17.9-27.1 8.0 6.3 4.5-8.7
Brain and other nervous system 13.2 6.5 5.0-8.3 6.4 7.1 4.8-10.1 6.8 6.1 4.2-8.6
Thyroid 39.0 18.0 15.5-20.8 8.4 8.9 6.3-12.1 30.6 26.4 22.3-31.1
Hodgkin lymphoma 9.0 4.1 3.0-5.6 4.2 4.2 2.6-6.5 4.8 4.1 2.6-6.3
Non-Hodgkin lymphomas 35.8 16.9 14.5-19.6 19.4 22.7 18.3-27.9 16.4 13.3 10.5-16.6
Myeloma 18.0 8.7 6.9-10.7 9.6 11.8 8.7-15.8 8.4 6.6 4.7-9.0
Leukemias 27.0 13.0 10.9-15.4 14.2 17.2 13.3-21.8 12.8 10.4 8.0-13.4

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.