Cancer Incidence for Briarwood, Fresh Meadows & Hillcrest, 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 777.0 422.4 408.9-436.3 380.2 463.3 442.2-485.2 396.8 396.9 379.1-415.4
Oral cavity and pharynx 14.6 7.8 6.1-9.9 8.2 9.9 7.0-13.6 6.4 6.1 4.1-8.7
Esophagus 5.6 3.0 2.0-4.4 3.6 4.4 2.5-7.0 2.0 2.0 0.9-3.8
Stomach 20.0 11.0 8.9-13.4 11.2 13.7 10.3-17.9 8.8 9.1 6.5-12.4
Colorectal 70.2 38.1 34.1-42.5 35.2 42.9 36.6-49.9 35.0 34.3 29.3-40.1
Colon excluding rectum 51.0 27.9 24.5-31.6 24.6 30.4 25.1-36.4 26.4 25.6 21.3-30.6
Rectum & rectosigmoid 19.2 10.2 8.2-12.6 10.6 12.5 9.3-16.5 8.6 8.7 6.2-11.9
Liver / intrahepatic bile duct 16.2 8.1 6.4-10.2 9.6 10.5 7.7-14.1 6.6 6.0 4.1-8.5
Pancreas 21.8 12.0 9.8-14.5 10.4 13.8 10.2-18.1 11.4 10.9 8.2-14.3
Larynx 5.8 3.0 2.0-4.4 5.2 6.0 3.9-8.9 0.6 0.7 0.1-2.0
Lung and bronchus 79.8 42.1 38.0-46.6 44.0 54.2 47.1-62.1 35.8 33.1 28.3-38.5
Melanoma of the skin 16.8 9.1 7.2-11.3 10.2 12.8 9.5-17.0 6.6 6.4 4.4-9.1
Female breast             112.4 114.6 105.0-124.8
Cervix uteri             7.6 8.8 6.2-12.2
Corpus uterus and NOS             30.4 29.4 24.8-34.6
Ovary             13.6 13.9 10.7-17.8
Prostate       98.0 114.7 104.5-125.6      
Testis       3.6 4.5 2.6-7.2      
Urinary bladder (incl. in situ) 32.0 17.2 14.6-20.1 23.6 30.4 25.1-36.6 8.4 7.5 5.3-10.3
Kidney and renal pelvis 28.8 15.6 13.1-18.4 19.2 23.3 18.7-28.6 9.6 9.4 6.8-12.6
Brain and other nervous system 10.6 6.4 4.7-8.4 6.0 7.7 5.1-11.1 4.6 5.2 3.2-7.9
Thyroid 35.2 20.5 17.5-23.9 10.2 12.5 9.2-16.6 25.0 28.1 23.2-33.6
Hodgkin lymphoma 4.2 2.5 1.6-3.9 3.0 3.9 2.1-6.5 1.2 1.3 0.5-2.9
Non-Hodgkin lymphomas 38.4 21.2 18.2-24.5 20.2 25.7 20.8-31.4 18.2 17.9 14.3-22.2
Myeloma 14.4 8.0 6.2-10.1 7.8 9.6 6.7-13.2 6.6 6.8 4.7-9.7
Leukemias 29.8 16.5 13.9-19.5 18.0 22.1 17.7-27.4 11.8 12.0 9.0-15.7

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.