An application of the SEER*Stat software

In previous articles, I have highlighted the value of the Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) database as a readily available source of population-based cancer data for researchers from all over the world.

In short, if you are an aspiring researcher who is passionate about cancer epidemiology, you can use…


Is there something you can really do about it?

How many times have you spent your day off scrolling on your phone when you should have been doing other things that you have been planning for all week?

What about that episode of regret that attacks you every weekend you spend at home doing nothing, and which immediately resolves…


I will answer this question using the SEER database

This is a no-brainer question because its answer is present in most oncology textbooks.

I am writing this article today to answer this question using the Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) database, which I have written two articles about it…


A new evidence of why coffee time is better than coffee itself

I was always told that early morning was the best time to do an exercise.

Also, I was always told that it is best to exercise on an empty stomach.

By nature, our bodies were not built to…


Dementia is much closer than you think!

Getting older sucks for most people!

Although we can feel how old we become in many ways, yet the most noticeable feature of getting old is when you start losing your ability to think clearly, to solve problems, to remember people and dates, to accommodate thought, and ultimately to communicate…


Why not add a little spice to the way we learn about data science?

I am a doctor of Medicine who made a career shift about 10 years ago from medicine to healthcare. I spent 2 years in the United States studying business from a healthcare perspective, but the subject…


Have hope, for “automated insulin” is on the way

Insulin is a hormone that lowers blood sugar in patients who are suffering from type 1 Diabetes Mellitus (DM). …


A simple guide to cite the most comprehensive source of epidemiological data

The Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) database is one of the most commonly used resources for epidemiological data on cancer, not to mention that it is a free, easy to access data source for cancer researches from all over the world.

Last May I wrote an introductory article about…


Do you consider yourself above or below average?

Have you ever had an incidence when your taxi driver was so furious about how others drive their cars? Have you ever heard him bragging about how he is the best driver ever? Would you personally confess that you are more intelligent than any average Medium member? Probably you think…


Is friendship a long lasting commodity? Or is it a conditional need?

I didn’t even know that today was a special friendship day in the United States. I was surfing Reddit when I noticed the great amount of posts made by redditors on the value of friendship, friendship between gamers, friendship between animals, etc. I watched all that with a nearly indifferent…

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