An introduction to population-based cancer survival modelling
Responsible:
Denisa Mendonça
Description
BERNARD RACHET, MD PhD London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine  Objectives: • Define the concept of net survival and briefly review the current approaches to estimate population-based cancer survival • Review the multivariable excess hazard models, then focus on the flexible cumulative excess hazard model (extension of the Royston-Parmar model) • Define the concept of population ‘cure’, review the estimation of ‘cure’ fraction and the ‘cure’ models  • Describe the missing data issues for population-based cancer survival analysis and introduce approaches for handling missing data (multiple imputation, inverse probability weighting, sensitivity)
Observations:
Tuition Fee:
Students (former and current) and UP staff - €150; persons external of UP - €200
Schedule:
Wed, Thu (9h30-13h00; 14h00-17h30); Fri (9h30-13h00)
Start date:
2012-05-23
End date:
2012-05-25