Persistent inequalities in cancer care and cancer outcomes: What are we doing wrong?

To mark World Cancer Day, join Inequalities in Cancer Outcomes Network (ICON), Centre for Global Chronic Conditions and Cancer Interest Group for the first seminar in a series on Inequalities in Cancer Outcomes. Universal health coverage (UHC) systems, such as the NHS, aim to provide optimal care to all according to their needs. Therefore, all things being equal, cancer patients should […]

The relation between social factors and health outcomes through social-to-biological processes: Considerations for cancer epidemiology

In this seminar, Michelle Kelly-Irving will outline the embodiment dynamic conceptual framework used to examine how health inequalities are partly constructed through social-to-biological processes. She will provide empirical examples of the social gradient in biological health and how this potentially relates to inequalities in cancer incidence and progression. Relevant to anyone interested in health inequalities […]

Does your socioeconomic status affect breast cancer treatment and outcomes?

In this seminar, Marissa will present her research on the associations between socioeconomic status, recurrence and excess mortality in young breast cancer patients in the Netherlands. Sabine will present research on the associations between socioeconomic status and the choice of surgery in breast cancer patients in the Netherlands. Relevant to anyone interested in health inequalities […]

Assessing factors explaining socio-economic inequalities in survival from colon cancer: what did we learn?

Dr Nina Afshar will open her seminar with a discussion about differences in cancer survival by area-level socio-economic disadvantage in Victoria, Australia and whether these inequalities vary by different factors such as year of diagnosis, age at diagnosis, time since diagnosis and sex. She will then present a complex project she has recently undertaken on […]

Statistical methods and recent advances in statistical methods for excess risk analysis

Université de Corse Pascal Paoli (Corte) Corte

Corsican Summer School on Modern Methods in Biostatistics and Epidemiology ICON members are delighted to once again be involved in the Corsican Summer School on Modern Methods in Biostatistics and Epidemiology: Statistical methods and recent advances in statistical methods for excess risk analysis. This is the third course offered as part of the HEAR+STAT series […]