Cancer Incidence for Jackson Heights & North Corona, 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 665.8 384.5 371.3-398.0 337.8 437.1 415.5-459.4 328.0 353.5 336.4-371.2
Oral cavity and pharynx 14.6 8.3 6.4-10.4 9.4 10.9 7.9-14.7 5.2 5.7 3.7-8.5
Esophagus 5.0 2.9 1.9-4.4 3.0 4.1 2.2-6.9 2.0 2.1 1.0-3.8
Stomach 23.8 13.9 11.5-16.7 14.6 19.2 14.8-24.3 9.2 9.9 7.2-13.3
Colorectal 59.6 35.2 31.2-39.5 29.8 38.9 32.6-45.9 29.8 32.1 27.1-37.7
Colon excluding rectum 41.2 24.7 21.4-28.4 20.0 26.8 21.6-32.9 21.2 22.8 18.7-27.7
Rectum & rectosigmoid 18.4 10.5 8.4-12.9 9.8 12.0 8.8-16.1 8.6 9.2 6.6-12.4
Liver / intrahepatic bile duct 17.6 10.2 8.1-12.6 13.6 17.0 13.1-21.8 4.0 4.2 2.5-6.5
Pancreas 17.4 10.5 8.4-13.0 8.6 11.4 8.1-15.5 8.8 9.5 6.9-12.8
Larynx 3.6 2.2 1.3-3.5 2.6 3.4 1.8-5.9 1.0 1.2 0.4-2.8
Lung and bronchus 57.6 35.4 31.4-39.8 31.6 46.4 39.2-54.5 26.0 28.2 23.5-33.5
Melanoma of the skin 12.6 7.6 5.8-9.8 6.6 9.7 6.6-13.8 6.0 6.5 4.3-9.3
Female breast             85.6 92.8 84.1-102.1
Cervix uteri             10.0 11.1 8.2-14.6
Corpus uterus and NOS             22.6 24.1 19.8-29.1
Ovary             8.4 8.9 6.4-12.1
Prostate       102.0 129.4 118.0-141.7      
Testis       4.4 4.0 2.5-6.2      
Urinary bladder (incl. in situ) 22.0 14.1 11.5-17.0 15.2 24.0 18.7-30.1 6.8 7.7 5.3-10.8
Kidney and renal pelvis 23.6 13.4 11.1-16.1 15.6 18.3 14.4-23.0 8.0 8.6 6.2-11.8
Brain and other nervous system 6.4 3.5 2.4-5.0 3.4 3.9 2.2-6.3 3.0 3.2 1.8-5.4
Thyroid 34.2 17.7 15.1-20.6 7.2 7.8 5.4-10.9 27.0 28.7 24.0-34.0
Hodgkin lymphoma 3.8 1.9 1.1-3.0 2.2 2.0 1.0-3.8 1.6 1.6 0.7-3.3
Non-Hodgkin lymphomas 32.4 18.6 15.8-21.8 16.4 20.5 16.1-25.6 16.0 17.0 13.5-21.2
Myeloma 12.2 7.1 5.4-9.2 6.2 8.0 5.3-11.5 6.0 6.3 4.2-9.0
Leukemias 22.2 12.6 10.3-15.2 12.6 15.9 12.1-20.6 9.6 10.0 7.3-13.3

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.