Cancer Incidence for Flushing, Murray Hill & Whitestone, Queens, 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 720.6 485.3 16.1 750.6 417.9 13.8
Oral cavity and pharynx 24.0 16.1 2.9 11.4 6.8 1.8
Esophagus 8.4 5.5 1.7 2.8 1.4 0.7
Stomach 35.8 24.1 3.6 20.0 10.4 2.1
Colorectal 85.2 57.4 5.5 68.6 35.9 3.9
Colon excluding rectum 60.0 40.3 4.6 50.4 25.7 3.3
Rectum & rectosigmoid 25.2 17.1 3.0 18.2 10.2 2.2
Liver / intrahepatic bile duct 31.8 20.7 3.3 12.0 6.1 1.6
Pancreas 23.2 15.4 2.8 25.0 12.5 2.2
Larynx 8.0 5.2 1.6 2.0 1.1 0.7
Lung and bronchus 87.4 59.1 5.6 81.6 42.4 4.2
Melanoma of the skin 16.2 11.1 2.4 14.6 8.1 1.9
Female breast       221.0 127.0 7.7
Cervix uteri       17.4 11.2 2.4
Corpus uterus and NOS       43.8 23.6 3.2
Ovary       20.2 11.2 2.3
Prostate 157.2 102.1 7.2      
Testis 3.6 3.0 1.4      
Urinary bladder (incl. in situ) 46.2 31.1 4.0 18.2 9.3 2.0
Kidney and renal pelvis 31.4 21.1 3.3 15.8 8.9 2.0
Brain and other nervous system 9.0 6.5 2.0 7.4 5.0 1.7
Thyroid 14.4 10.4 2.4 50.0 33.7 4.3
Hodgkin lymphoma 3.2 2.3 1.2 3.2 2.2 1.1
Non-Hodgkin lymphomas 32.0 22.1 3.5 30.0 15.5 2.6
Myeloma 10.4 7.0 1.9 9.4 4.7 1.4
Leukemias 27.4 19.1 3.2 18.2 10.0 2.2

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.