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Cancer Overdiagnosis: A Discourse on Population Health, Biologic Mechanism and Statistics

Dr. Marc Ryser
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Thursday, May 23, 2019
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3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
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Marc Ryser, PhD
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Population Health Sciences Research Seminar

Dr. Ryser will discuss the issue of cancer overdiagnosis and overtreatment as a multi-scale problem at the interface of cancer biology, population health and patient preferences. He will highlight recent parallel developments in the fields of cancer biology and population-based estimation of overdiagnosis, and will argue that effective approaches to the problem of overdiagnosis and overtreatment requires approaches that integrate evidence from different spatio-temporal scales.

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Contact: Wendy Goldstein