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, United States

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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
  • United States
  • Phone: 1 267 496 0161
  • Fax: 1 215 590 3296
  • Email: phillipsc2@email.chop.edu