Cancer Incidence for Briarwood, Fresh Meadows & Hillcrest, 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 787.4 407.1 394.1-420.5 378.8 430.7 410.9-451.1 408.6 394.1 376.5-412.4
Oral cavity and pharynx 18.2 9.2 7.4-11.4 10.2 11.4 8.4-15.2 8.0 7.4 5.2-10.3
Esophagus 5.8 2.7 1.8-3.9 4.6 5.0 3.1-7.6 1.2 0.9 0.3-2.1
Stomach 21.2 11.4 9.3-13.9 12.2 14.4 10.9-18.6 9.0 9.1 6.5-12.4
Colorectal 69.6 35.7 31.9-39.8 37.2 43.0 36.9-49.9 32.4 29.9 25.3-35.1
Colon excluding rectum 50.8 26.5 23.2-30.1 27.4 32.4 27.1-38.6 23.4 21.5 17.6-26.0
Rectum & rectosigmoid 18.8 9.3 7.4-11.4 9.8 10.5 7.7-14.1 9.0 8.3 6.0-11.4
Liver / intrahepatic bile duct 21.0 9.9 8.1-12.1 14.0 15.1 11.7-19.3 7.0 5.8 4.0-8.2
Pancreas 23.0 11.2 9.2-13.5 9.4 10.9 7.9-14.6 13.6 11.3 8.8-14.6
Larynx 5.2 2.5 1.6-3.8 4.4 4.7 2.9-7.3 0.8 0.8 0.2-2.1
Lung and bronchus 81.4 40.9 36.9-45.2 43.6 49.1 42.7-56.3 37.8 34.6 29.7-40.1
Melanoma of the skin 14.4 7.1 5.5-9.0 9.2 10.6 7.7-14.3 5.2 4.4 2.8-6.6
Female breast             124.8 123.3 113.4-133.9
Cervix uteri             6.4 7.4 4.9-10.6
Corpus uterus and NOS             30.8 28.5 24.1-33.6
Ovary             11.0 11.8 8.7-15.5
Prostate       96.2 104.1 94.7-114.1      
Testis       2.4 2.7 1.4-4.8      
Urinary bladder (incl. in situ) 28.4 13.8 11.6-16.4 21.2 24.1 19.6-29.4 7.2 5.9 4.1-8.3
Kidney and renal pelvis 26.8 14.2 11.8-16.9 16.8 19.4 15.4-24.3 10.0 10.0 7.3-13.3
Brain and other central nervous system 9.6 5.5 4.0-7.4 5.4 6.7 4.3-9.8 4.2 4.5 2.7-7.1
Thyroid 37.4 22.6 19.4-26.3 9.0 11.6 8.4-15.7 28.4 32.8 27.4-38.9
Hodgkin lymphoma 5.0 3.1 2.0-4.6 3.0 4.0 2.2-6.6 2.0 2.2 1.0-4.1
Non-Hodgkin lymphomas 37.8 19.9 17.1-23.1 20.8 25.1 20.4-30.5 17.0 15.9 12.6-19.9
Myeloma 14.6 7.4 5.8-9.4 8.4 9.3 6.6-12.7 6.2 6.0 4.0-8.7
Leukemias 26.2 13.9 11.6-16.6 14.8 17.6 13.7-22.3 11.4 10.7 8.0-14.1

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.