Cancer Incidence for Astoria & Long Island City, Queens County, 2014-2018

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 794.8 419.8 406.6-433.3 390.0 467.5 446.6-489.1 404.8 395.5 378.0-413.7
Oral cavity and pharynx 16.0 8.5 6.7-10.6 10.0 11.8 8.7-15.6 6.0 5.9 3.9-8.5
Esophagus 5.8 3.0 2.0-4.4 4.8 5.8 3.7-8.7 1.0 0.9 0.3-2.2
Stomach 23.2 12.2 10.1-14.7 13.4 16.8 12.9-21.4 9.8 9.0 6.6-12.0
Colorectal 69.0 36.6 32.8-40.8 37.8 45.7 39.3-52.9 31.2 29.8 25.2-35.0
Colon excluding rectum 47.4 25.2 22.0-28.7 24.6 30.3 25.1-36.2 22.8 21.8 17.9-26.4
Rectum & rectosigmoid 21.6 11.5 9.4-13.9 13.2 15.5 11.9-19.8 8.4 8.0 5.7-10.9
Liver / intrahepatic bile duct 20.4 10.6 8.6-13.0 14.6 17.6 13.8-22.3 5.8 5.4 3.6-8.0
Pancreas 25.2 13.2 11.0-15.8 13.6 16.7 12.9-21.2 11.6 10.6 8.1-13.9
Larynx 4.8 2.5 1.6-3.8 3.6 4.4 2.6-7.1 1.2 1.1 0.4-2.5
Lung and bronchus 88.6 46.1 41.9-50.7 46.2 57.1 49.8-65.1 42.4 38.6 33.5-44.4
Melanoma of the skin 17.8 8.7 7.0-10.8 8.2 8.9 6.3-12.1 9.6 8.4 6.1-11.4
Female breast             116.6 119.8 110.0-130.3
Cervix uteri             9.6 10.1 7.4-13.5
Corpus uterus and NOS             25.2 24.7 20.5-29.5
Ovary             11.0 10.7 8.0-14.1
Prostate       85.0 100.1 90.7-110.3      
Testis       6.8 5.6 3.8-8.1      
Urinary bladder (incl. in situ) 40.0 21.3 18.5-24.6 30.2 38.9 32.9-45.7 9.8 8.9 6.6-12.0
Kidney and renal pelvis 22.6 12.3 10.1-14.9 15.2 17.7 13.9-22.3 7.4 7.2 5.0-10.1
Brain and other central nervous system 10.6 6.2 4.6-8.2 6.6 8.0 5.4-11.3 4.0 4.7 2.8-7.4
Thyroid 39.4 20.8 17.9-24.1 8.8 9.5 6.9-12.9 30.6 32.4 27.2-38.3
Hodgkin lymphoma 7.4 4.2 2.9-5.8 5.4 6.3 4.1-9.3 2.0 2.2 1.0-4.2
Non-Hodgkin lymphomas 37.4 19.5 16.7-22.5 22.2 26.3 21.5-31.8 15.2 14.0 10.9-17.6
Myeloma 13.0 6.6 5.1-8.4 6.6 7.5 5.1-10.6 6.4 5.7 3.8-8.1
Leukemias 23.8 12.8 10.6-15.4 14.0 17.7 13.7-22.5 9.8 9.3 6.8-12.5

Notes

  • Incidence data are provisional, November 2020.
  • 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.