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cancer clusterEpidemiology A cancer that occurs in a group of people living or working in a geographically defined region who may share one or more environmental factors–eg, DES, and a characteristic lesion–eg, vaginal adenoCA, in common. See Clusters.
The occurrence of many cancers in a small geographical area or a defined population in much greater numbers than would be expected through chance alone.
See also: cluster