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Cancer Prognosis and Epidemiology

Cancer Prognosis and Epidemiology

Session 07 on Cancer Prognosis and Epidemiology:

Cancer prognosis and epidemiology are two important areas of cancer research that are concerned with predicting the outcome of cancer and understanding the distribution and determinants of cancer in populations.

Cancer prognosis raises the process of predicting the likely course and outcome of a particular cancer, based on various factors such as the type and stage of cancer, the patient's age and overall health, and the response to treatment. Prognosis is an important consideration in cancer treatment, as it can help guide treatment decisions and inform patients and their families about the expected outcomes.

Cancer epidemiology, on the other hand, is the study of the distribution and determinants of cancer in populations, including factors such as environmental exposures, lifestyle choices, genetic predisposition, and socio-economic factors. Epidemiology is used to identify risk factors for cancer and to guide public health interventions aimed at reducing the incidence and mortality of cancer.

Both cancer prognosis and epidemiology are important areas of cancer research that are essential for understanding the causes and outcomes of cancer, as well as for developing new strategies for cancer prevention, detection, and treatment.

Sub Tracks:

  • Prognostic Biomarkers
  • Tumour Staging and Grading
  • Metabolomics
  • Digital Pathology
  • Psychosocial Factors on Prognosis and Epidemiology
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