Published on in Vol 20, No 1 (2018): January

Relationship Between State-Level Google Online Search Volume and Cancer Incidence in the United States: Retrospective Study

Relationship Between State-Level Google Online Search Volume and Cancer Incidence in the United States: Retrospective Study

Relationship Between State-Level Google Online Search Volume and Cancer Incidence in the United States: Retrospective Study

Charles A. Phillips 1, MD;  Allison Barz Leahy 1, MD;  Yimei Li 1, 2, 3, PhD;  Marilyn M. Schapira 4, 5, MD, MPH;  L. Charles Bailey 1, 2, 6, MD, PhD;  Raina M. Merchant 7, 8, MD, MSHP

1 Division of Oncology and Center for Childhood Cancer Research, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, US

2 Department of Pediatrics, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, US

3 Department of Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Informatics , University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, US

4 Department of Internal Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, US

5 Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion , Philadelphia Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA, US

6 Department of Biomedical and Health Informatics , The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, US

7 Penn Medicine Center for Digital Health , University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, US

8 Department of Emergency Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, US

Corresponding Author:

  • Charles A. Phillips, MD
  • Division of Oncology and Center for Childhood Cancer Research
  • The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • Roberts Center for Pediatric Research, 11th Fl.
  • 2716 South Street
  • Philadelphia, PA
  • US
  • Phone: 1 267 496 0161
  • Email: phillipsc2@email.chop.edu