Project

Who died from cancer? A history of victims of malignant tumors in Belgium, 1850-1950

Code
01J14117
Duration
01 October 2017 → 30 September 2021
Funding
Regional and community funding: Special Research Fund
Research disciplines
  • Humanities
    • History
  • Social sciences
    • Economic history
  • Medical and health sciences
    • Social medical sciences
Keywords
Mortality cancer health inequalities history
 
Project description

This project examines the geography of cancer mortality and the profile of cancer victims in nineteenth and early twentieth Belgium in order to gain better insight into the pathways connecting cancer mortality and socio-economic (in)equality.