New NCI Grant: Geovisualization and Spatial Analysis of Cancer Data

Alan MacEachren and Mark Gahegan are collaborating with Luc Anselin (IL) and Gene Lengerich (Penn State Hershey Medical Center) on a 5-year research effort focusing on geovisualization and spatial analysis to support cancer etiology, surveillance, and control research, health policy decisions and information dissemination. The primary objective of the work is to develop a coordinated visual, statistical, and computational approach that extends current abilities to explore, identify, investigate, and explain spatial patterns of cancer incidence and mortality, and their relationships to population demographics and health policy.

For more information, contact Alan MacEachren at maceachren@psu.edu

Visit http://www.geovista.psu.edu/grants/nci-esda/ to learn more.