Advanced workshop on cancer survival methodology 2011
28 – 29 March 2011
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
in association with the international methodological network MESURE (Méthodes d'Estimation de la SUrvie Relative)
A draft programme is now available to download:
This workshop comprises of oral presentations and a few open sessions chaired by Bernard Rachet (Cancer Research UK Cancer Survival Group, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK) and Jacques Estève (Biostatistics Unit, Hospital of Lyon, France).
- Maja Pohar Perme (Department of Biostatistics and Medical Informatics, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia)
On estimation of relative survival
- Roch Giorgi (Biostatistics Team, Aix-Marseille University, France)
The impact of additional life table variables on excess mortality estimates
- Paul Dickman (Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institute, Sweden)Partitioning excess mortality of cancer patients
- Janez Stare (Department of Biostatistics and Medical Informatics, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia)
Assessing the goodness of fit of relative survival models
- Aurélien Belot (Biostatistics Unit, Hospital of Lyon, France)
Joint frailty hazard model for recurrent events and excess deaths
- Oded Horn (CR UK Cancer Survival Group, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
Structural equation models for relative survival
- Paul Lambert (Centre for Biostatistics and Genetic Epidemiology, University of Leicester, UK)
Useful outputs from flexible parametric models
- Michal Abrahamowicz (Division of Clinical Epidemiology, McGill University, Canada)
Flexible modelling of time-dependent and non-linear effects in relative survival
Who should attend
Statisticians and epidemiologists who are involved in cancer survival methodology, particularly those analysing cancer registry data.
The fee for attendance of the workshop on 28 and 29 March 2011, including course materials, coffee-breaks and lunch on both days of the workshop, is £250 per participant, payable in advance. Daily rates are not available. A certificate of attendance will be given. The School cannot organise travel or accommodation for participants, but a list of local hotels can be provided on request.
The workshop will be held in the Keppel Street building of the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, in London, UK. The School is conveniently located in the centre of London, right behind the British Museum and near numerous transport links, commercial and entertainment facilities.
Places are limited, and will be offered on a first-come-first-served basis, so we encourage an early application. The application form is available below:
Word format (e-form)
PDF format (for printing and completion by hand)