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<h3><span>1/3 of most common cancers are due to lifestyle </span></h3>
<p>Compare indicators such as incidence rate, percent late stage and mortality rate to lifestyle and other factors. </p>
Health is more than healthcare
Healthcare is important – early and routine screening and health services can help prevent cancer and/or detect early disease when it is more treatable. As an example, in the map above, compare percent late stage breast cancer and mammography centers.
But health is more than healthcare. Neighborhood social and physical environments help shape health, including through lifestyles and habits as well as available health-promoting resources.
Research & Outreach Footprint
The Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center conducts research and outreach activities which align around issues that are important to the surrounding communities. From innovative research studies to tailored outreach programs, every activity is customized to meet the needs of the Sylvester Catchment Area, made up of Miami-Dade, Broward, Palm Beach and Monroe Counties, as well as more broadly throughout the state of Florida and beyond.