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.’”