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Geographic Information System
for Breast Cancer Studies on Long Island (LI GIS)

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What Is a Geographic Information System (GIS)?

graphic depicting layers of GIS informationA geographic information system (GIS) integrates hardware, software, and data for capturing, managing, analyzing, and displaying information with a geographic component. Almost all data has some sort of geographic component associated with it, such as a country, city, address, or latitude and longitude lines.

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