Current practices in cancer spatial data analysis: A call for guidance

Williams Linda Pickle, Lance A. Waller, Andrew B. Lawson

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There has long been a recognition that place matters in health, from recognition of clusters of yellow fever and cholera in the 1800s to modern day analyses of regional and neighborhood effects on cancer patterns. Here we provide a summary of discussions about current practices in the spatial analysis of georeferenced cancer data by a panel of experts recently convened at the National Cancer Institute.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number3
JournalInternational Journal of Health Geographics
StatePublished - Jan 13 2005

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Computer Science
  • General Business, Management and Accounting
  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health


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