Accession Number : ADA337529

Title :   Training Program in Biostatistics for Breast Cancer Research

Descriptive Note : Annual rept 11 Jul 96-10 Jul 97

Corporate Author : MICHIGAN UNIV ANN ARBOR

Personal Author(s) : Little, Roderick J.

PDF Url : ADA337529

Report Date : JUL 1997

Pagination or Media Count : 13

Abstract : The purpose of this training program in biostatistics for breast cancer research 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 training include formal course work in biostatistics, epidemiology and biology related 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.

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

Subject Categories : Medicine and Medical Research
      Statistics and Probability

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE