Cancer Incidence for Forest Hills & Rego Park, 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 723.6 421.8 407.5-436.6 333.2 443.0 421.2-465.6 390.4 412.1 392.7-432.3
Oral cavity and pharynx 12.4 7.5 5.7-9.8 6.6 9.2 6.3-13.2 5.8 6.1 3.9-9.1
Esophagus 5.2 2.8 1.8-4.3 4.4 5.7 3.5-8.8 0.8 0.7 0.2-2.3
Stomach 17.0 9.8 7.8-12.3 10.4 13.5 10.0-18.0 6.6 7.1 4.7-10.4
Colorectal 64.2 36.0 32.0-40.4 31.6 42.5 36.0-49.9 32.6 30.5 25.7-36.1
Colon excluding rectum 43.8 24.3 21.1-27.9 21.0 28.3 23.0-34.5 22.8 21.0 17.1-25.7
Rectum & rectosigmoid 20.4 11.7 9.5-14.4 10.6 14.2 10.6-18.9 9.8 9.5 6.9-13.0
Liver / intrahepatic bile duct 14.8 8.3 6.4-10.6 10.2 12.9 9.5-17.3 4.6 4.6 2.7-7.4
Pancreas 23.8 12.5 10.3-15.1 10.6 13.6 10.2-18.1 13.2 11.5 8.8-15.1
Larynx 3.4 1.8 1.0-3.0 2.8 3.6 2.0-6.4 0.6 0.5 0.1-2.0
Lung and bronchus 73.4 39.6 35.5-44.0 36.2 46.1 39.6-53.6 37.2 35.0 30.0-40.8
Melanoma of the skin 19.6 10.9 8.8-13.4 12.2 16.0 12.2-20.9 7.4 7.0 4.9-10.1
Female breast             117.8 133.6 122.4-145.7
Cervix uteri             5.2 6.4 4.1-9.8
Corpus uterus and NOS             22.2 22.8 18.6-27.9
Ovary             8.6 9.3 6.6-12.9
Prostate       74.2 92.0 82.8-102.2      
Testis       2.4 4.4 2.2-7.9      
Urinary bladder (incl. in situ) 34.6 17.8 15.2-20.9 24.6 30.7 25.4-36.8 10.0 8.9 6.5-12.2
Kidney and renal pelvis 25.4 14.4 12.0-17.4 15.4 20.3 15.9-25.6 10.0 10.0 7.3-13.6
Brain and other central nervous system 8.2 5.6 3.9-7.9 4.4 7.2 4.4-11.2 3.8 4.1 2.2-7.0
Thyroid 36.6 26.4 22.5-30.7 8.8 13.3 9.5-18.1 27.8 38.4 31.9-45.9
Hodgkin lymphoma 3.0 3.1 1.6-5.3 1.8 4.2 1.7-8.2 1.2 2.0 0.7-4.4
Non-Hodgkin lymphomas 38.4 22.9 19.6-26.7 17.2 24.2 19.2-30.2 21.2 22.2 17.8-27.4
Myeloma 14.8 8.6 6.7-11.0 7.8 10.8 7.6-15.0 7.0 6.8 4.7-9.9
Leukemias 24.6 14.9 12.1-18.2 14.0 19.5 15.0-25.0 10.6 11.5 8.2-15.9

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.