Cancer Incidence for Forest Hills & Rego Park, 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 709.4 435.1 420.4-450.3 328.6 469.2 446.3-493.0 380.8 416.7 397.1-437.0
Oral cavity and pharynx 11.4 6.9 5.1-9.1 6.8 9.0 6.2-12.8 4.6 5.3 3.2-8.5
Esophagus 5.0 3.0 1.9-4.5 3.8 5.5 3.3-8.7 1.2 1.1 0.4-2.9
Stomach 17.0 10.2 8.1-12.7 11.4 15.8 11.9-20.7 5.6 5.9 3.8-9.0
Colorectal 64.8 38.3 34.1-42.9 30.4 44.1 37.2-51.9 34.4 33.9 28.8-39.8
Colon excluding rectum 46.4 27.0 23.5-30.9 20.8 30.4 24.7-37.0 25.6 24.4 20.2-29.5
Rectum & rectosigmoid 18.4 11.3 9.0-14.0 9.6 13.7 10.0-18.4 8.8 9.5 6.8-13.1
Liver / intrahepatic bile duct 14.0 8.1 6.3-10.4 8.2 11.3 8.0-15.5 5.8 5.8 3.8-8.7
Pancreas 24.8 14.3 11.8-17.2 10.4 14.9 11.1-19.7 14.4 13.6 10.5-17.6
Larynx 4.2 2.4 1.4-3.7 3.2 4.5 2.6-7.5 1.0 0.9 0.3-2.6
Lung and bronchus 73.6 42.9 38.5-47.6 36.0 50.7 43.5-58.9 37.6 37.4 32.1-43.5
Melanoma of the skin 18.2 11.0 8.8-13.6 8.8 12.2 8.8-16.6 9.4 10.5 7.6-14.3
Female breast             108.8 127.0 116.1-138.9
Cervix uteri             4.8 5.9 3.7-9.1
Corpus uterus and NOS             23.4 24.6 20.2-29.8
Ovary             8.8 9.7 6.9-13.5
Prostate       74.0 100.3 90.2-111.3      
Testis       2.8 4.7 2.5-8.1      
Urinary bladder (incl. in situ) 35.4 20.3 17.3-23.6 26.6 37.0 30.9-44.1 8.8 8.6 6.2-11.8
Kidney and renal pelvis 22.4 13.6 11.1-16.6 14.4 20.4 15.9-25.9 8.0 8.7 6.0-12.3
Brain and other nervous system 10.6 7.5 5.6-10.1 4.8 8.5 5.4-12.8 5.8 6.4 4.1-9.6
Thyroid 35.0 25.6 21.8-29.9 7.8 11.9 8.4-16.4 27.2 37.9 31.5-45.3
Hodgkin lymphoma 5.0 4.5 2.8-6.9 3.2 6.1 3.3-10.3 1.8 3.3 1.4-6.4
Non-Hodgkin lymphomas 40.4 25.4 21.9-29.4 22.2 34.1 27.9-41.4 18.2 18.4 14.7-23.0
Myeloma 9.4 5.5 4.0-7.5 4.2 6.0 3.7-9.3 5.2 5.1 3.3-7.8
Leukemias 21.8 13.5 11.0-16.5 12.4 18.1 13.7-23.5 9.4 10.1 7.3-13.7

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.