Queens cancer burden profile 2011

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Queens cancer burden profile 2011

  1. 1. Queens County, New York Cancer Burden Profile, 2011 In 2011, the American Cancer Society estimates*: 1,596,670 new cancer cases will be diagnosed in the U.S. - including 107,260 in New York 571,950 cancer deaths will occur in the U.S. - including 34,350 in New YorkFor Queens County residents: Incidence & Mortality Rates, 1994-2008 > 192 individuals are diagnosed with cancer each week 700 > 64 individuals die from cancer each week 600 IncidenceThe Burden in Queens County: 500 Persons Per 100,000 Annual incidence rates have decreased: Mortality 400 >There were an average of 455.6 cases per 100,000 people per year in 1994-1998. This rate 300 was 412.5 for 2004-2008. 455.6 200 425.6 412.5 > The annual incidence rate has decreased 9.5% since 1994-1998. Annual mortality rates have decreased: 100 178.0 156.2 137.4 >There were an average of 178.0 deaths per 100,000 people per year in 1994-1998. This rate 0 was 137.4 for 2004-2008. 1994-1998 1999-2003 2004-2008 Note: Rates are per 100,000, age-adjusted to the > The annual mortality rate has decreased 22.8% 2000 US Standard Population since 1994-1998. Source: NYS DOH, State Cancer Registry, 2011Four cancer sites represent 52.1% of all new cancer cases and 47.7% of all new cancer deathsin Queens County**: Percent of All CasesLung & bronchus cancers account for 11.5%of all cancer cases and 22.7% of all cancer Breastdeaths. This disproportionate mortalityhighlights the crucial need for prevention &cessation of tobacco use. 14.2% CRC 11.3%Prostate cancer accounts for 15.1% of all Other 47.9%cancer cases and 5.1% of all cancer deaths. 11.5% Percent of All Deaths 15.1% Lung &Female breast cancer accounts for 14.2% of Bronchus Breastall cancer cases and 9.0% of all cancerdeaths. CRC Prostate 9.0%Colorectal cancer accounts for 11.3% of all 10.9%cancer cases and 10.9% of all cancer deaths. 52.3%This reflects the lower screening & early Other 22.7%detection rates for this cancer. 5.1% Lung & Bronchus* American Cancer Society, Cancer Facts & Figures, 2011** Estimate based on average annual cases and deaths 2004-2008NYS DOH, State Cancer Registry, 2011 Prostate American Cancer Society, Eastern DivisionNY State Cancer Plan: New York Cancer Profileshttp://www.nyscancerconsortium.org/ Page 1 of 2
  2. 2. Queens County Cancer Burden Profile, 2011 P. 2 of 2 Queens County Demographics Queens County Cases & Deaths Per Year Queens NYC 2004-2008Total Population Cases Deaths 2,230,722 11,957,128 (2010) Cancer Site Male Female Male FemalePopulation Density 20,421 39,422 All Sites 4,960 5,040 1,629 1,714 (people / sq. mile. 2010)Percent Population 13.1% 13.2% Colorectal 543 589 177 187Age 65+ (2009)Percent Population in Lung & 12.9% 14.2% (NYS) 618 534 423 337Poverty (2009) BronchusMedian Household $54,671 $54,554 (NYS) Female Breast n/a 1,419 n/a 302Income (2009)Less than H.S. Diploma (% of 25+ pop., 2009) 20.3% 15.8% (NYS) Prostate 1,507 n/a 169 n/aSource: U.S. Census Bureau, 2011 Source: NYS DOH, State Cancer Registry, 2011 Queens County Average Annual Incidence & Mortality Rates, 2004-2008*All Cancers (All malignant cancers) Lung & Bronchus Incidence Rates Mortality Rates Incidence Rates Mortality Rates Male Female Male Female Male Female Male FemaleNYC 521.8 388.8 183.3 130.9 NYC 65.8 41.0 46.9 26.2Queens 484.4 368.8 166.1 119.9 Queens 62.0 38.1 42.8 23.6Colorectal Prostate Incidence Rates Mortality Rates Incidence Rates Mortality Rates Male Female Male Female Male Female Male FemaleNYC 56.2 41.9 20.2 14.2 NYC 157.2 n/a 23.4 n/aQueens 53.8 41.1 18.1 12.6 Queens 145.9 n/a 18.8 n/aFemale Breast Melanoma of the Skin Incidence Rates Mortality Rates Incidence Rates Mortality Rates Male Female Male Female Male Female Male FemaleNYC n/a 110.9 n/a 23.0 NYC 13.3 8.8 1.9 1.0Queens n/a 106.2 n/a 21.5 Queens 10.3 7.3 1.7 0.9* Rates are per 100,000 persons age-adjusted to the 2000 U.S. standard population.# Rate is suppressed when fewer than 5 cases or deaths to ensure statistical reliabilitySource: NYS DOH, State Cancer Registry, 2011 Queens County Percent of Cases Detected at Early Stage, Local American Cancer Society Office 2004-2008 80-02 Kew Gardens Rd. The best survival rates occur for those who are diagnosed with early Kew Gardens, NY 11415 stage disease. Phone 1-800-ACS-2345 or www.cancer.org Cancer Site Queens County NYC Colorectal-Male 41.3% 41.8% Colorectal-Female 39.8% 40.2% Female Breast 60.1% 60.0% Prostate 86.7% 85.5% Source: NYS DOH, State Cancer Registry, 2011

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