Cancer Incidence for Astoria & Long Island City, Queens, 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 752.4 421.1 407.5-434.9 376.0 485.3 463.1-508.2 376.4 382.4 365.0-400.5
Oral cavity and pharynx 16.6 9.2 7.3-11.5 10.6 13.1 9.8-17.3 6.0 6.3 4.2-9.0
Esophagus 4.8 2.7 1.7-4.1 2.8 3.6 1.9-6.0 2.0 1.9 0.9-3.7
Stomach 19.6 11.2 9.0-13.6 11.8 16.4 12.4-21.1 7.8 7.6 5.4-10.5
Colorectal 68.0 38.8 34.7-43.2 36.0 48.5 41.6-56.3 32.0 31.9 27.1-37.3
Colon excluding rectum 45.0 25.9 22.6-29.5 21.4 29.7 24.2-35.9 23.6 23.5 19.4-28.3
Rectum & rectosigmoid 23.0 12.9 10.6-15.5 14.6 18.9 14.7-23.8 8.4 8.4 6.0-11.4
Liver / intrahepatic bile duct 18.2 10.2 8.2-12.6 12.6 16.0 12.2-20.5 5.6 5.7 3.8-8.3
Pancreas 24.2 13.7 11.4-16.4 13.4 17.7 13.7-22.6 10.8 10.6 8.0-14.0
Larynx 6.2 3.4 2.3-4.9 5.2 6.8 4.4-10.0 1.0 0.9 0.3-2.2
Lung and bronchus 83.4 46.7 42.3-51.4 45.2 59.8 52.1-68.3 38.2 37.0 31.9-42.7
Melanoma of the skin 18.8 9.9 8.0-12.2 8.2 9.7 6.9-13.3 10.6 9.9 7.4-13.2
Female breast             102.2 107.9 98.6-117.8
Cervix uteri             7.6 8.1 5.7-11.2
Corpus uterus and NOS             24.2 25.1 20.8-30.1
Ovary             9.8 9.8 7.2-13.0
Prostate       89.2 114.9 104.3-126.3      
Testis       6.2 5.6 3.7-8.1      
Urinary bladder (incl. in situ) 34.0 19.2 16.4-22.4 24.2 33.4 27.7-40.0 9.8 9.7 7.1-13.0
Kidney and renal pelvis 21.4 12.2 10.0-14.8 14.8 18.8 14.7-23.6 6.6 6.6 4.5-9.4
Brain and other nervous system 8.2 5.1 3.6-6.9 5.8 7.4 4.9-10.7 2.4 3.1 1.6-5.5
Thyroid 39.0 20.6 17.7-23.8 9.2 10.0 7.3-13.5 29.8 31.0 26.1-36.7
Hodgkin lymphoma 6.4 3.4 2.2-4.8 4.4 4.7 2.9-7.4 2.0 2.0 0.9-3.8
Non-Hodgkin lymphomas 35.6 20.1 17.2-23.4 20.4 26.4 21.3-32.2 15.2 15.5 12.1-19.5
Myeloma 11.0 6.1 4.5-7.9 7.4 9.5 6.7-13.2 3.6 3.5 2.0-5.6
Leukemias 22.2 12.6 10.3-15.2 12.6 16.8 12.8-21.6 9.6 9.3 6.8-12.5

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.