cancer epidemiology

Madison Hill

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What is cancer epidemiology?

Cancer epidemiology is the branch of epidemiology interested with the disease cancer. Epidemiological studies are concerned not only with people who get a disease, but also with those who don't and how different these groups are.

How is cancer epidemiology important to humans and society?

The epidemiologists used what they learned to prevent future outbreaks from happening.
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How does cancer epidemiology affect you or your peers?

The profession of epidemiology has its primary roles that design and conduct scientific research and the public health application of scientific knowledge. This has the reporting of results to the scientific community, to research participants, and to society.
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How long has research been conducted on cancer epidemiology?

Epidemiology has been defined as the study of the effects of workplace exposures on the frequency and distribution of diseases and injuries in the population since 1989.

Describe all ethical concerns associated with cancer epidemiology.

The principles of conduct governing an individual or a group, and conforming to accepted professional standards of conduct is usually regarded as morally sufficient.

How is cancer epidemiology related to other areas of science?

Cancer epidemiology is related to cancer prevention. Once you figure out how cancer started you then start to look for cures and preventions people should try.

What information can you find about the future of cancer epidemiology or further research that can be conducted in the future?

Despite massive diversity across the region, there are sufficient similarities to warrant a collective approach to chronic disease control, including development of cancer control programs.