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When is a cancer cluster suspected in a community?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
Government agencies track the number and type of cancers that typically occur, so they have a pretty good idea of what to expect in a given group of people every year. So when the number of cancer diagnoses in a community creeps up inexplicably, a red flag goes up and a cancer cluster is suspected.
This content originally appeared on doctoroz.com

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