Immunology, Hematology, Oncology & Palliative Care (iHOPE)
Items in this Collection
- 1Bayesian statistic
- 1Cancer cases
- 1Childhood cancer
- 1Geographic epidemiology
- 1Hierarchical Bayesian
- 1Spatial cluster detection
An examination of five spatial disease clustering methodologies for the identification of childhood cancer clusters in Alberta, CanadaDownload
Cluster detection is an important part of spatial epidemiology because it may help suggest potential factors associated with disease and thus, guide further investigation of the nature of diseases. Many different methods have been proposed to test for disease clusters. In this paper, we study...
In this paper, generalized additive mixed models are constructed for the analysis of geographical and temporal variability of cancer ratios. In this class of models, spatially correlated random effects and temporal components are adopted. Spatio-temporal models that use intrinsic conditionally...