Cancer Incidence for Flushing, Murray Hill & Whitestone, 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 1503.4 446.3 436.1-456.8 726.2 479.5 463.8-495.6 777.2 427.7 413.9-441.9
Oral cavity and pharynx 38.6 11.8 10.1-13.6 26.6 17.6 14.7-20.9 12.0 6.8 5.2-8.9
Esophagus 11.6 3.3 2.5-4.3 9.0 5.7 4.2-7.8 2.6 1.3 0.7-2.4
Stomach 59.0 17.2 15.3-19.4 36.8 24.4 20.9-28.3 22.2 11.4 9.3-13.8
Colorectal 155.6 45.2 42.1-48.6 87.4 57.4 52.1-63.2 68.2 35.8 32.0-40.0
Colon excluding rectum 108.4 31.1 28.5-33.9 59.8 39.3 34.9-44.1 48.6 24.9 21.8-28.5
Rectum & rectosigmoid 47.2 14.1 12.4-16.1 27.6 18.1 15.2-21.5 19.6 10.9 8.8-13.4
Liver / intrahepatic bile duct 47.8 13.6 11.9-15.5 34.0 21.6 18.4-25.2 13.8 6.8 5.3-8.7
Pancreas 48.4 13.6 11.9-15.5 22.0 14.4 11.8-17.4 26.4 13.0 10.8-15.6
Larynx 10.2 2.9 2.1-3.8 8.0 5.1 3.6-7.0 2.2 1.2 0.6-2.2
Lung and bronchus 172.2 49.5 46.2-53.0 87.4 58.2 52.8-64.0 84.8 43.2 39.1-47.7
Melanoma of the skin 31.6 9.4 8.0-11.1 17.4 11.7 9.3-14.5 14.2 7.9 6.1-10.2
Female breast             223.0 126.4 118.8-134.3
Cervix uteri             18.8 12.0 9.7-14.9
Corpus uterus and NOS             47.6 25.7 22.5-29.3
Ovary             21.2 11.6 9.4-14.1
Prostate       150.6 95.1 88.4-102.3      
Testis       3.6 3.0 1.7-4.7      
Urinary bladder (incl. in situ) 64.6 18.3 16.3-20.5 46.8 31.0 27.2-35.4 17.8 8.8 7.0-10.9
Kidney and renal pelvis 46.2 13.7 11.9-15.6 30.4 19.8 16.7-23.3 15.8 8.6 6.8-10.9
Brain and other nervous system 15.4 5.2 4.0-6.5 7.8 5.3 3.8-7.4 7.6 5.1 3.5-7.2
Thyroid 73.6 25.3 22.7-28.1 15.2 10.8 8.5-13.6 58.4 38.6 34.1-43.4
Hodgkin lymphoma 6.2 2.3 1.5-3.3 3.2 2.5 1.4-4.2 3.0 2.0 1.1-3.5
Non-Hodgkin lymphomas 62.0 18.2 16.1-20.4 34.4 23.3 19.9-27.1 27.6 14.2 11.9-16.9
Myeloma 19.2 5.6 4.5-6.9 11.0 7.4 5.5-9.7 8.2 4.3 3.1-6.0
Leukemias 48.4 14.6 12.7-16.6 28.0 19.5 16.4-23.1 20.4 10.7 8.6-13.1

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.