Serving the catchment area has become an integral mission of cancer centers, and examining the geographic extent of cancer coverage is an important component aimed at efficiently maximizing care and reducing the cancer burden. In addition to cancer incidence and mortality, geographic analyses of cancer center coverage must also be measured by the need for reducing the prevalence of risk factors and increasing screening rates within communities. Here, we briefly comment on these additional parameters and their relevance to analyzing cancer coverage across the United States.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)949-951
Number of pages3
JournalCancer Epidemiology Biomarkers and Prevention
Issue number5
StatePublished - May 2022


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