Reeves speaks with Cure magazine about cancer diagnoses

University of Massachusetts Epidemiology faculty Katherine Reeves

Katherine Reeves

April 25, 2016

Katherine Reeves, Associate Professor of Epidemiology, was quoted in an article in Cure magazine about cancer diagnoses and the chance any individual may receive one.

“Epidemiologists do a pretty good job of predicting things for a group,” she says. “We don’t do as good a job predicting things for an individual. There is just no way to say: ‘Mrs. Jones, your water bottle caused your cancer.’”

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