4133.0 Advances in Cancer Epidmiology and Risk Assessment

Tuesday, November 10, 2009: 10:30 AM
Cancer is one of the leading causes of death in the US. Methods to better assess individual and environmental factors associated with risk are important to public health. This session will present several methods that advance the methods used to detect cancer risk
Session Objectives: Demonstrate innovative application of statistics to the study of cancer epidemiology
William Kuang-Yao Pan, DrPH MS MPH

10:30 AM
Simulating screening bias in case-control risk-factor studies
Rick J. Jansen, MS, Timothy R. Church, PhD, Melanie Wall, PhD, Bruce H. Alexander, PhD and George Maldonado, PhD
10:50 AM
Spatial cluster analysis of early stage breast cancer: A method for public health practice using cancer registry data
Jaymie R. Meliker, PhD, Geoffrey Jacquez, PhD, Pierre Goovaerts, PhD, Glenn Copeland, MBA and May Yassine
11:10 AM
Using GEE to investigate variation in outcomes of the Pennsylvania Cancer Education Network by education level of participants
Zekarias Berhane, PhD, Jamiliyah Gilliam, Kathleen Zitka, Charlotte Greenawalt and Lisa Ulmer, MSW, ScD

See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.

Organized by: Statistics
Endorsed by: Environment, Epidemiology

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH)

See more of: Statistics