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Table: Most common types of cancer in Suffolk County

Cancer Incidence and Mortality for Suffolk 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 4247.4 615.4 8.5 4178.8 485.8 6.6 1357.2 212.0 5.2 1445.4 164.2 3.8
Oral cavity and pharynx 109.0 14.7 1.3 47.6 5.5 0.7 18.2 2.7 0.6 10.0 1.1 0.3
Esophagus 66.8 9.7 1.1 24.4 2.8 0.5 56.4 8.3 1.0 16.8 1.9 0.4
Stomach 79.8 11.8 1.2 46.6 5.4 0.7 33.4 5.2 0.8 24.6 2.8 0.5
Colorectal 401.6 59.7 2.7 419.4 47.7 2.1 137.6 21.4 1.6 148.2 16.4 1.2
Colon excluding rectum 282.4 42.5 2.3 320.6 36.4 1.8 112.4 17.7 1.5 128.8 14.3 1.1
Rectum & rectosigmoid 119.2 17.2 1.4 98.8 11.3 1.0 25.2 3.7 0.7 19.4 2.1 0.4
Liver / intrahepatic bile duct 64.8 8.8 1.0 28.6 3.3 0.5 44.6 6.3 0.9 26.8 3.0 0.5
Pancreas 107.6 16.2 1.4 119.0 13.5 1.1 88.8 13.4 1.3 100.6 11.4 1.0
Larynx 46.4 6.5 0.9 14.2 1.7 0.4 14.2 2.2 0.5 3.6 0.4 0.2
Lung and bronchus 554.4 82.8 3.2 579.4 66.8 2.4 391.2 59.7 2.7 380.4 43.7 2.0
Melanoma of the skin 192.8 27.4 1.8 131.6 15.9 1.2 29.0 4.3 0.7 16.2 1.9 0.4
Female breast 1176.2 136.5 3.5 222.6 25.3 1.5
Cervix uteri 64.4 7.9 0.9 18.0 2.1 0.4
Corpus uterus and NOS 268.4 30.5 1.6 42.8 4.9 0.7
Ovary 133.8 15.6 1.2 80.4 9.1 0.9
Prostate 1226.0 173.3 4.4 117.0 21.2 1.8
Testis 46.8 6.5 0.8 2.0 0.3 0.2
Urinary bladder (incl. in situ) 329.4 50.2 2.5 116.6 13.3 1.1 58.2 10.1 1.2 23.6 2.6 0.5
Kidney and renal pelvis 167.0 23.3 1.6 96.8 11.3 1.0 34.6 5.3 0.8 19.2 2.1 0.4
Brain and other nervous system 62.0 8.6 1.0 45.4 5.6 0.7 38.6 5.4 0.8 23.4 2.7 0.5
Thyroid 67.2 8.9 1.0 174.2 21.8 1.5 4.4 0.7 0.3 4.6 0.5 0.2
Hodgkin lymphoma 25.8 3.5 0.6 24.4 3.3 0.6 3.2 0.5 0.2 2.8 0.3 0.2
Non-Hodgkin lymphomas 189.0 27.2 1.8 162.0 18.9 1.3 52.2 8.1 1.0 45.2 5.1 0.7
Multiple myeloma 58.4 8.5 1.0 47.8 5.5 0.7 26.8 4.2 0.7 25.8 3.0 0.5
Leukemias 128.0 18.8 1.5 100.2 11.9 1.1 62.2 10.0 1.1 45.2 5.2 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.