Stop and listen to the people: an enhanced approach to cancer cluster investigations.

@article{Simpson2014StopAL,
  title={Stop and listen to the people: an enhanced approach to cancer cluster investigations.},
  author={Brian W. Simpson and Patti Truant and Beth A. Resnick},
  journal={American journal of public health},
  year={2014},
  volume={104 7},
  pages={
          1204-8
        }
}
Cancer cluster investigations need to address the disconnect between traditional public health approaches and human needs. Cancer cluster investigations often magnify fear and uncertainty because they rarely find a definitive environmental cause. Traditional approaches emphasize population-level data analysis and undervalue active listening. Because few studies have explored active listening in cancer cluster investigations, we conducted a descriptive oral history case study of a Frederick… CONTINUE READING
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