1987 volume 19(6) pages 715 – 718
doi:10.1068/a190715

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Greenberg M, 1987, "Research policy and review 16. Geographical disparities in state cancer-prevention policies: the need for strong federal intervention" Environment and Planning A 19(6) 715 – 718

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Research policy and review 16. Geographical disparities in state cancer-prevention policies: the need for strong federal intervention

M Greenberg

Received 6 August 1986

Abstract. Analysis of changes in cancer mortality rates and cancer prevention programs shows that the states that experienced the sharpest increase in cancer mortality during the last thirty years have the weakest cancer-prevention programs. The federal government should intervene to increase cancer prevention, especially in these laggard states.

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