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Iowa Cancer Incidence

Metadata Updated: September 1, 2023

Cancer is not just one disease, but many different diseases. There are more than 100 different types of cancer that form in different parts of the body. Cancer is one of the most common chronic diseases and a leading cause of death in United States.

Major risk factors for cancer include tobacco use, obesity, physical inactivity, diet, and sun exposure. Genetic factors also seem to play a role in some types of cancer.

Some types of cancer have environmental risk factors such as exposure to ionizing radiation or chemical exposures that have been found to be associated with a higher risk of cancer. The data and information found here is focused on cancers with an observed relationship with the presence of certain environmental pollutants.

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Public: This dataset is intended for public access and use. Non-Federal: This dataset is covered by different Terms of Use than See Terms License: No license information was provided.

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Metadata Created Date January 20, 2023
Metadata Updated Date September 1, 2023

Metadata Source

Harvested from Iowa metadata

Additional Metadata

Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Created Date January 20, 2023
Metadata Updated Date September 1, 2023
Data First Published 2015-03-25
Data Last Modified 2023-08-30
Category Health Statistics
Public Access Level public
Metadata Context
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Harvest Source Id b99375b9-0a36-4269-920a-6778122ddb87
Harvest Source Title Iowa metadata
Homepage URL
Source Datajson Identifier True
Source Hash 957aae8d9394d6a6c14c25500c3d4ce4b77079f46970bd778ff7b0dba73e7ea6
Source Schema Version 1.1

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