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Table: Most common types of cancer in Nassau County

Cancer Incidence and Mortality for Nassau County, 2003-2007


Source: New York State Cancer Registry

Site of Cancer Incidence Mortality
Males Females Males Females
Average Annual Cases Rate per 100,000 Males 95% CI (+/-) Average Annual Cases Rate per 100,000 Females 95% CI (+/-) Average Annual Deaths Rate per 100,000 Males 95% CI (+/-) Average Annual Deaths Rate per 100,000 Females 95% CI (+/-)
All Invasive Malignant Tumors 4078.0 576.0 8.0 4075.4 460.5 6.4 1259.6 182.6 4.5 1360.6 144.3 3.5
Oral cavity and pharynx 97.2 13.5 1.2 51.2 5.9 0.7 20.2 2.8 0.6 9.8 1.0 0.3
Esophagus 53.2 7.5 0.9 15.0 1.5 0.3 44.2 6.2 0.8 15.2 1.5 0.3
Stomach 70.6 10.0 1.1 54.0 5.9 0.7 36.2 5.2 0.8 28.0 3.0 0.5
Colorectal 408.8 58.0 2.5 413.0 43.9 1.9 130.4 19.0 1.5 134.2 13.8 1.1
Colon excluding rectum 284.0 40.6 2.1 305.0 32.0 1.6 107.6 15.8 1.3 116.8 12.0 1.0
Rectum & rectosigmoid 124.8 17.3 1.4 108.0 11.8 1.0 22.8 3.2 0.6 17.4 1.8 0.4
Liver / intrahepatic bile duct 67.8 9.3 1.0 27.2 3.0 0.5 46.0 6.4 0.8 22.0 2.3 0.4
Pancreas 110.6 15.6 1.3 114.6 12.0 1.0 93.4 13.3 1.2 93.0 9.6 0.9
Larynx 41.4 5.8 0.8 9.6 1.1 0.3 10.2 1.5 0.4 2.2 0.3 0.2
Lung and bronchus 479.6 68.1 2.7 496.8 53.7 2.1 330.6 47.5 2.3 324.8 34.4 1.7
Melanoma of the skin 202.6 28.8 1.8 144.0 16.9 1.3 27.2 3.9 0.7 17.8 2.0 0.4
Female breast 1199.6 138.2 3.5 218.0 23.8 1.4
Cervix uteri 58.6 7.7 0.9 14.0 1.6 0.4
Corpus uterus and NOS 276.8 30.8 1.6 45.8 4.9 0.6
Ovary 133.8 15.3 1.2 93.0 9.9 0.9
Prostate 1185.6 163.6 4.2 129.6 19.7 1.5
Testis 39.8 6.5 0.9 1.2 0.2 0.2
Urinary bladder (incl. in situ) 318.4 45.4 2.2 116.0 12.4 1.0 44.6 6.6 0.9 19.2 1.9 0.4
Kidney and renal pelvis 170.0 23.7 1.6 97.8 11.0 1.0 32.2 4.5 0.7 22.6 2.4 0.4
Brain and other nervous system 57.0 8.2 1.0 45.8 5.8 0.8 29.8 4.3 0.7 26.4 3.1 0.5
Thyroid 52.4 7.4 0.9 158.0 21.2 1.5 3.4 0.5 0.2 3.8 0.4 0.2
Hodgkin lymphoma 29.4 4.4 0.7 24.2 3.6 0.7 3.2 0.4 0.2 2.2 0.3 0.2
Non-Hodgkin lymphomas 185.2 26.5 1.7 169.8 19.2 1.3 53.8 7.9 1.0 50.6 5.2 0.6
Multiple myeloma 57.6 8.1 0.9 47.0 5.0 0.6 28.4 4.1 0.7 25.4 2.6 0.5
Leukemias 121.8 17.8 1.4 90.6 10.3 1.0 66.6 9.8 1.1 52.4 5.6 0.7

Notes

  • Incidence data are provisional, November 2009.
  • 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 or deaths per year are unstable and should be used with caution. NOS = Not otherwise specified.