Epidemiology Seminar (lunch provided): "Unlocking the Power of Population-based Data for Cancer Research and Control"Thursday, October 25, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Dr. Thomas Tucker, Professor of Epidemiology, will speak on “Unlocking the Power of Population-based Data for Cancer Research and Control”. The session is open to all interested faculty, staff, and students.
The lecture describes how central cancer registries can be used to improve the science in cancer research by providing a population-based sample frame that leads to studies with strong external validity, how central cancer registries can use informatics techniques to provide population-based rapid case ascertainment, how central cancer registries can serve as a population-based virtual tissue repository (VTR), and how population-based cancer registries are essential for guiding the implementation of evidence-based interventions and measuring the effectiveness of these interventions in the population.
Lunch (pizza) will be provided!