Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers, and Prevention

Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers, and Prevention

EPID 645
Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers, and Prevention
Spring term
1 course unit
Prerequisite: 
EPID 510 or equivalent, EPID 526 or equivalent, EPID 527 or equivalent, and permission of instructor

Please check with Department as this course may not be offered every year.

Research in cancer etiology, prevention, treatment, and control includes a wide range of subject matter science, from the initial molecular changes which precede the development of cancer to issues of primary care guidelines for cancer survivors. The course reviews the possible study designs applied to cancer etiology, prevention, treatment, and control. These include randomized controlled trials and multiple types of observational studies (cohort, case-control, cross-sectional). Other topics will include causal inference, bias, and effect modification.

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