Cancer Incidence for Forest Hills & Rego Park, Queens, 2010-2014

Source: New York State Cancer Registry

Site of Cancer Males Females
Average Annual Cases Rate per 100,000 Males 95% CI (+/-) Average Annual Cases Rate per 100,000 Females 95% CI (+/-)
All Invasive Malignant Tumors 317.4 463.9 23.3 380.8 423.3 20.1
Oral cavity and pharynx 6.4 8.8 3.1 4.6 5.4 2.5
Esophagus 3.2 4.9 2.4 1.0 0.9 0.8
Stomach 10.4 15.0 4.1 5.8 6.3 2.4
Colorectal 34.0 50.3 7.7 33.0 33.1 5.3
Colon excluding rectum 23.6 35.1 6.4 26.2 25.5 4.6
Rectum & rectosigmoid 10.4 15.1 4.2 6.8 7.7 2.7
Liver / intrahepatic bile duct 7.2 10.1 3.4 5.6 5.9 2.3
Pancreas 9.8 14.4 4.1 14.6 14.1 3.4
Larynx 3.0 4.3 2.2 1.0 0.9 0.8
Lung and bronchus 35.0 51.3 7.7 35.8 37.1 5.6
Melanoma of the skin 9.6 13.5 3.9 10.8 12.0 3.4
Female breast       108.6 127.7 11.2
Cervix uteri       5.0 6.5 2.6
Corpus uterus and NOS       24.4 26.1 4.8
Ovary       9.6 11.0 3.3
Prostate 76.0 105.8 10.8      
Testis 2.6 4.5 2.5      
Urinary bladder (incl. in situ) 27.8 39.6 6.7 9.2 9.2 2.7
Kidney and renal pelvis 14.0 20.4 4.9 7.6 8.1 2.8
Brain and other nervous system 4.4 7.4 3.1 5.4 6.4 2.6
Thyroid 6.2 10.2 3.7 26.0 35.9 6.4
Hodgkin lymphoma 2.8 5.1 2.9 2.0 3.4 2.3
Non-Hodgkin lymphomas 19.4 30.6 6.3 19.0 19.5 4.1
Myeloma 4.0 6.0 2.7 5.0 4.8 1.9
Leukemias 11.2 16.6 4.5 9.6 11.2 3.4

Notes

  • Incidence data are provisional, November 2016.
  • 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.