Cancer Incidence for Flushing, Murray Hill & Whitestone, 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 1580.4 444.4 434.4-454.7 759.8 462.3 447.4-477.7 820.6 438.2 424.3-452.5
Oral cavity and pharynx 35.6 10.0 8.6-11.7 22.4 13.7 11.2-16.6 13.2 6.8 5.2-8.8
Esophagus 15.6 4.0 3.2-5.0 12.4 7.2 5.5-9.3 3.2 1.4 0.8-2.4
Stomach 65.6 17.5 15.7-19.6 39.4 23.7 20.5-27.4 26.2 12.6 10.5-15.1
Colorectal 157.2 43.8 40.7-47.0 87.6 54.2 49.1-59.7 69.6 35.1 31.4-39.2
Colon excluding rectum 108.8 29.9 27.4-32.6 58.8 36.4 32.3-40.9 50.0 24.6 21.5-28.0
Rectum & rectosigmoid 48.4 13.9 12.1-15.8 28.8 17.8 15.0-21.1 19.6 10.6 8.5-13.0
Liver / intrahepatic bile duct 52.4 14.0 12.3-15.9 36.6 21.1 18.1-24.5 15.8 8.0 6.3-10.1
Pancreas 52.2 13.4 11.8-15.2 24.0 14.1 11.7-17.0 28.2 12.9 10.8-15.4
Larynx 9.0 2.4 1.7-3.2 7.8 4.6 3.2-6.4 1.2 0.6 0.2-1.4
Lung and bronchus 200.8 52.8 49.5-56.2 106.0 63.3 57.9-69.0 94.8 44.7 40.7-49.1
Melanoma of the skin 26.6 7.5 6.2-9.0 13.8 9.0 7.0-11.5 12.8 6.4 4.8-8.3
Female breast             238.2 134.0 126.2-142.2
Cervix uteri             19.0 11.8 9.5-14.6
Corpus uterus and NOS             50.0 25.9 22.7-29.5
Ovary             23.0 12.6 10.3-15.3
Prostate       154.4 88.4 82.2-95.0      
Testis       5.2 4.3 2.8-6.3      
Urinary bladder (incl. in situ) 66.8 17.6 15.7-19.6 49.2 30.0 26.4-34.2 17.6 8.1 6.4-10.1
Kidney and renal pelvis 43.0 12.3 10.7-14.1 27.6 17.1 14.3-20.4 15.4 8.2 6.4-10.4
Brain and other central nervous system 16.4 5.4 4.2-6.8 7.4 5.1 3.5-7.1 9.0 5.7 4.0-7.8
Thyroid 80.0 27.8 25.0-30.8 20.0 13.9 11.2-17.1 60.0 40.7 36.0-45.8
Hodgkin lymphoma 7.2 2.5 1.7-3.5 4.4 3.1 1.9-4.9 2.8 1.9 1.0-3.3
Non-Hodgkin lymphomas 65.0 17.8 15.9-19.9 36.2 22.3 19.1-26.0 28.8 14.3 11.9-17.0
Myeloma 23.4 6.3 5.2-7.6 14.0 8.3 6.5-10.6 9.4 4.7 3.5-6.4
Leukemias 42.8 12.6 10.9-14.5 25.6 17.1 14.1-20.5 17.2 9.0 7.1-11.3

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.