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GS04 1263 Cancer Epidemiology

  • Course Director(s): Hildebrandt, Michelle and Fedirko, Veronika
  • Semester: Summer Session
  • Frequency: Annually
  • Credit Hours: 3
  • Grading System: Pass/Fail
  • Prerequisites: GS21 1017: Foundations of Biomedical Research or Consent of Instructor

Description

Hildebrandt, Michelle; Fedirko, Veronika; Three semester hours. Summer, annually. Grading System: Pass/Fail. Prerequisite: GS21 1017: Foundations of Biomedical Research or Consent of Instructor.

This primarily introductory-level course reviews the causes of cancer and the epidemiology of cancer by anatomical site. The course will introduce seminal studies and current issues in cancer epidemiology and will cover basic concepts pertinent to cancer epidemiology research including biology, pathology, statistics, classic and novel risk factors, prevention, and genetics. Selected publications from epidemiologic literature provide an opportunity for student-faculty discussion. This course is cross-listed at UTHealth School of Public Health (PH 2745).  Class format: Hybrid at UTHealth School of Public Health, Reuel Stallones Building E605 and via WebEx.

Course Outline Cancer Epidemiology