Measurement Errors in Cancer Epidemiology

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Principal Investigator:
Donna Spiegelman, Professor of Epidemiologic Methods

Coinvestigators:
Gorfine, Li, Rosner, Willett, Zucker

Department:
Epidemiology

Dates of Research:
December 20, 2010 — November 30, 2012

Description:

As cancer epidemiology studies incorporate sophisticated new techniques for exposure measurement, sound statistical approaches to risk estimation and modeling will become increasingly important. The long-term objective of this research is to improve the understanding of cancer etiology and prevention through the investigation and application of statistical methods for measurement error corrections.