Cancer cluster

What is Cancer cluster?

Cancer cluster meaning The occurrence of a larger-than-expected number of cases of cancer within a group of people in a geographic area over a period of time. For more information on cancer clusters: http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/causes-prevention/risk-factors/cancer-causing-substances/cancer-clusters-fact-sheet

 

reference: national Cancer Institute – Glossary for Registrars

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