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How does the government hear about a suspicion of a cancer cluster?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
Before the government gets wind of a suspicion of a cancer cluster, it has to be reported. And that is usually the result of a hunch: A mother learns her son has a rare brain tumor and a few miles cross-town she hears there is another case; or coworkers at a plant are struck down with the same rare cancer.
This content originally appeared on doctoroz.com

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