Cancer Incidence for Howard Beach & Ozone 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 584.2 422.3 406.9-438.2 287.4 471.5 446.6-497.4 296.8 391.0 371.0-411.8
Oral cavity and pharynx 11.6 8.4 6.3-10.9 8.2 12.6 9.0-17.4 3.4 4.8 2.8-7.8
Esophagus 4.4 3.2 2.0-4.9 3.0 4.9 2.7-8.2 1.4 1.8 0.7-3.8
Stomach 12.0 8.8 6.6-11.3 6.8 10.7 7.3-15.2 5.2 7.0 4.6-10.4
Colorectal 50.6 37.5 33.0-42.6 28.6 49.0 41.1-58.0 22.0 28.7 23.5-34.8
Colon excluding rectum 35.0 26.5 22.6-30.8 19.2 34.8 28.0-42.7 15.8 20.5 16.2-25.7
Rectum & rectosigmoid 15.6 11.1 8.7-13.9 9.4 14.2 10.3-19.1 6.2 8.2 5.5-11.7
Liver / intrahepatic bile duct 8.8 6.4 4.6-8.6 6.4 9.9 6.7-14.1 2.4 3.4 1.7-6.0
Pancreas 12.8 9.3 7.1-12.0 5.2 8.4 5.4-12.5 7.6 10.1 7.1-13.9
Larynx 4.2 3.0 1.8-4.6 4.0 6.4 3.8-10.0 0.2 0.2 0.0-1.5
Lung and bronchus 69.2 51.2 45.9-57.0 37.8 64.9 55.7-75.1 31.4 41.4 35.1-48.6
Melanoma of the skin 8.4 6.5 4.6-8.8 5.0 8.5 5.4-12.7 3.4 4.9 2.8-7.9
Female breast             84.8 109.5 99.2-120.7
Cervix uteri             8.4 11.6 8.3-15.8
Corpus uterus and NOS             26.0 32.5 27.1-38.8
Ovary             13.2 17.7 13.6-22.7
Prostate       80.8 122.9 110.8-136.0      
Testis       2.0 3.1 1.5-5.8      
Urinary bladder (incl. in situ) 25.4 19.6 16.3-23.3 18.8 34.1 27.3-41.9 6.6 9.0 6.1-12.7
Kidney and renal pelvis 16.4 11.3 9.0-14.1 11.8 18.0 13.5-23.4 4.6 5.9 3.7-8.9
Brain and other nervous system 8.4 6.2 4.5-8.5 4.2 6.6 4.0-10.2 4.2 5.9 3.6-9.1
Thyroid 23.8 17.2 14.2-20.7 6.0 9.4 6.2-13.6 17.8 24.8 19.9-30.7
Hodgkin lymphoma 3.8 3.1 1.9-4.9 2.0 3.3 1.6-6.2 1.8 2.9 1.3-5.5
Non-Hodgkin lymphomas 21.8 15.7 12.9-19.0 10.8 17.7 13.2-23.3 11.0 14.3 10.7-18.7
Myeloma 12.0 8.8 6.7-11.4 6.6 10.5 7.1-15.0 5.4 7.2 4.7-10.6
Leukemias 20.4 15.8 12.8-19.2 11.0 20.4 15.3-26.7 9.4 13.0 9.5-17.4

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.