340.611.01 METHODOLOGIC ISSUES IN CANCER EPIDEMIOLOGY
Covers methodologic issues in the conduct of research in cancer etiology, prevention and control. Topics include use of pooling and meta-analysis, interactions, measurement error, biomarkers and risk prediction models.
To conduct an in-depth examination of important methodologic issues in cancer etiology and prevention research. After successfully completing the course you will be able to do the following: 1. Assess the readiness of biomarkers for studies of cancer epidemiology. 2. Identify issues related to measurement error and validation. 3. Test for and interpret interactions. 4. Analyze the risks and benefits of cancer prevention measures. 5. Design a meta-analysis or pooled analysis. 6. Evaluate intermediate end-points. 7. Interpret evidence from screening studies.
- Monday 1:30 - 2:50
- Wednesday 1:30 - 2:50
340.753 and 340.624