cancer cluster

(noun) A greater than expected level of cancer cases in a group of people within a defined geographic area over a period of time.

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How to Cite the Definition of Cancer Cluster

ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “cancer cluster.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved December 19, 2018 (http://sociologydictionary.org/cancer-cluster/).

APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)

cancer cluster. (2013). In K. Bell (Ed.), Open education sociology dictionary. Retrieved from http://sociologydictionary.org/cancer-cluster/

Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date – Chicago Manual of Style (16th edition)

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “cancer cluster.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Accessed December 19, 2018. http://sociologydictionary.org/cancer-cluster/.

MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)

“cancer cluster.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2013. Web. 19 Dec. 2018. <http://sociologydictionary.org/cancer-cluster/>.