34051 - Introduction to Cancer Epidemiology Faina Linkov,...

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Introduction to Cancer Epidemiology Faina Linkov, PhD Research Assistant Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute E-mail (preferred mode of communications): fyL1 (at) pitt.edu
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University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health , one of the oldest school to advocate for chronic disease epidemiology research
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What this course is about Learning more about cancer epidemiology Investigating risk factors implicated in cancer development Learning to write grants and critique articles Learning to be passionate about chronic disease epidemiology
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True or False ? Smoking causes lung cancer
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True or False ? Large percentage of cancers are preventable
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True or False ? In the past 20 years tremendous improvements in the treatment of all cancers have been achieved
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True or False ? Preventing cancer is easier than treating cancer
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True or False ? Screening tests are available for most cancers
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Epidemiology Distribution and determinants of disease frequency in human populations”
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Historical Perspective 1775 British surgeon, Percival
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