Accession Number : ADA299342

Title :   Training Program in Biostatistics for Breast Cancer Research.

Descriptive Note : Annual rept. 11 Jul 94-10 Jul 95,

Corporate Author : MICHIGAN UNIV ANN ARBOR

Personal Author(s) : Little, Roderick J.

PDF Url : ADA299342

Report Date : 01 AUG 1995

Pagination or Media Count : 8

Abstract : The purpose of this training program is to provide biostatisticians with the requisite scientific knowledge to understand current issues in breast cancer research, and training in statistical and epidemiological techniques and research methodology related to breast cancer. The training leads to the doctorate of philosophy in biostatistics. The methods of education include formal course-work in biostatistics, epidemiology and biology relating to breast cancer, interdisciplinary seminars on current research and biostatistical topics in breast cancer research, and mentored research in collaboration with biostatistics faculty and breast cancer investigators. This report summarizes activities in the first year of this training grant.

Descriptors :   *STATISTICAL PROCESSES, *MEDICAL RESEARCH, *CANCER, *MAMMARY GLANDS, *BIOSTATISTICS, METHODOLOGY, SYMPOSIA, BIOLOGY, TRAINING, INSTRUCTORS, EPIDEMIOLOGY.

Subject Categories : Medicine and Medical Research
      Statistics and Probability

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE