Date of Award

Spring 5-5-2022

Document Type


Degree Name

Master of Science (MS)



First Advisor

Sean Ahearn

Second Advisor

Shipeng Sun

Third Advisor

Marlene Camacho-Rivera

Academic Program Adviser

Sean Ahearn


This study explored the spatial distribution of cancer incidence in Brooklyn, NY. Using publicly available data, the relationships between cancer incidence and factors linked to cancer were investigated. Furthermore, the study explored the value of using large amounts of data with GIS techniques to quickly analyze geographic trends for cancer.



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