Cancer Incidence for Howard Beach & Ozone 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 596.8 407.9 393.1-423.1 291.6 446.5 423.2-470.8 305.2 383.9 364.5-404.1
Oral cavity and pharynx 12.6 8.9 6.8-11.4 8.4 12.9 9.2-17.6 4.2 5.7 3.5-8.8
Esophagus 6.0 4.1 2.8-5.9 4.8 8.1 5.1-12.1 1.2 1.2 0.4-2.9
Stomach 13.8 9.1 7.0-11.5 8.0 11.7 8.2-16.1 5.8 6.8 4.6-10.0
Colorectal 53.2 36.7 32.3-41.5 30.2 45.4 38.2-53.6 23.0 29.2 24.0-35.2
Colon excluding rectum 38.6 26.8 23.1-31.0 22.4 34.2 28.0-41.5 16.2 20.5 16.2-25.6
Rectum & rectosigmoid 14.6 9.9 7.7-12.5 7.8 11.2 7.8-15.5 6.8 8.7 6.0-12.3
Liver / intrahepatic bile duct 12.4 8.4 6.4-10.8 9.6 14.4 10.5-19.3 2.8 3.3 1.8-5.7
Pancreas 17.2 12.0 9.5-14.9 8.2 13.1 9.3-17.9 9.0 11.2 8.2-15.2
Larynx 3.4 2.3 1.4-3.8 3.2 5.0 2.8-8.2 0.2 0.2 0.0-1.4
Lung and bronchus 66.8 45.3 40.5-50.6 32.0 50.6 42.8-59.3 34.8 42.3 36.1-49.2
Melanoma of the skin 8.6 6.0 4.3-8.2 4.8 7.5 4.8-11.4 3.8 4.7 2.8-7.5
Female breast             93.0 116.0 105.5-127.3
Cervix uteri             6.0 8.3 5.6-12.0
Corpus uterus and NOS             24.0 29.3 24.2-35.2
Ovary             10.0 13.0 9.5-17.3
Prostate       73.0 104.2 93.5-115.9      
Testis       1.6 2.5 1.1-5.1      
Urinary bladder (incl. in situ) 27.6 19.3 16.1-22.8 21.0 34.1 27.7-41.5 6.6 7.9 5.4-11.3
Kidney and renal pelvis 19.6 13.5 10.9-16.5 13.2 19.9 15.3-25.5 6.4 7.8 5.3-11.1
Brain and other central nervous system 9.6 7.1 5.2-9.5 5.6 8.6 5.6-12.5 4.0 5.5 3.3-8.6
Thyroid 23.6 17.0 14.0-20.4 5.2 8.1 5.2-12.0 18.4 25.5 20.5-31.5
Hodgkin lymphoma 2.2 1.9 0.9-3.3 1.2 2.1 0.8-4.5 1.0 1.7 0.6-3.9
Non-Hodgkin lymphomas 20.6 14.5 11.7-17.6 12.8 20.5 15.7-26.4 7.8 10.0 7.0-13.8
Myeloma 10.0 6.7 4.9-8.9 5.6 7.8 5.1-11.5 4.4 5.5 3.4-8.5
Leukemias 22.6 16.3 13.4-19.7 14.2 23.3 18.1-29.6 8.4 10.7 7.7-14.6

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.