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Advice for Public Health Professionals

Video interviews with community members and public health professionals present guidance to other professionals involved in cancer cluster investigations. The section also includes video excerpts about communicating with the public and the media and handling community collected data.

3.1 Advice to Public Health Professionals on Cancer Cluster Investigations
8:42
September 24, 2014
Public health professionals and Frederick residents share advice on cancer cluster investigations, including the complicated nature of the process, the importance of listening and the involvement of technical experts.

8:42
September 24, 2014
Public health professionals and Frederick residents share advice on cancer cluster investigations, including the complicated nature of the process, the importance of listening and the involvement of technical experts.
 
13:16
September 24, 2014
Sharing information about cancer cluster investigations with affected communities can be extremely challenging. Frederick residents share their responses to the investigation, while experts share how they attempt to translate complicated scientific ideas and communicate actively with the community.
 
10:34
September 24, 2014
Frederick residents discuss the data they collected, while public health professionals analyze the strengths and weaknesses of such data and consider ways to incorporate it into a cancer cluster investigation.