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a grouping of a number of similar things

gather or cause to gather into a cluster

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Then-Governor Hassan established the New Hampshire Governors Task Force on the Seacoast Cancer Cluster in 2016.
Every year, more than 1,000 suspected disease clusters are reported to health departments, the majority of which are suspected cancer clusters.
The hallmark characteristics of particular cancers often vary from patient to patient, making cancer cluster investigation a difficult task.
If a patient suspects a possible cancer cluster in his or her community, their physician has a responsibility to reassure the patient, or conversely, help decide when further public health investigation is necessary and educate patients about ways to reduce cancer risks and the utility of cancer screening.
Just as a cancer cluster may be due to chance, so too the occurrence of an unusually large number of accidents at one place over a short time may be due to chance.
If SaTScan detects a cancer cluster within the scan analysis window with a probability value (p-value) of [less than or equal to].
Sheila Kuehl, D-Los Angeles, asked the California Department of Public Health to investigate the possibility of a cancer cluster after she learned that nine children in the area had been diagnosed with retinoblastoma -- an aggressive eye cancer.
These are only a few of the reasons why there can be a breast cancer cluster in a family or in a work or living location.
The 'Northwest Herald' Looks Into A Local Cancer Cluster.
Residents in neighbouring Wolverhampton have previously blamed Sandwell for causing a cancer cluster in their street
O2 won't admit there's any effect on health, but the cancer cluster is enormous,"
The Coventry Teaching Primary Care Trust, which runs most of the city's health services, has just released the report of a preliminary investigation into the cancer cluster.
Researcher Gregory Button analyzes the media's skewed handling of the cancer cluster case in Woburn, Massachusetts, and the low profile assigned to the victims by the popular book and movie A Civil Action.
But there's not a cancer cluster in the neighborhood, according to the St.
However, Cozen noted that additional research would be needed to rule out the cancer cluster claims.