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Particle Pollution and Lung Cancer

Published on July 29, 2016 By Michele

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Is there a connection between lung cancer and outdoor air pollution, or particle pollution?  We are aware of the connection between cigarettes, smoking and lung cancer, but did you know air pollution is also a risk factor?  There is overwhelming evidence to suggest that the air we breathe, that comes from vehicle exhaust, coal-fired power […]

Cancer registry benchmarking adds value

Published on June 20, 2012 By Michele

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“Benchmarking is used to compare the practices, procedures and performance of one organization with those of another. It provides opportunities for sharing best practices and solutions to common issues or problems while helping the organization avoid “re-inventing the wheel.” A number of approaches to benchmarking exist, ranging from its simplest form consisting of two individuals […]