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Teaching (excluding undergraduate) and Presentations

April 9, 2014, An overview and some recent advances in statistical methods for population-based cancer survival analysis, Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Sweden. [3-ups] [8-ups]

October 24, 2012, An overview and some recent advances in statistical methods for population-based cancer survival analysis, Swedish Society for Medical Statistics Jubilee meeting, Utö, Sweden.

June 18-22, 2012, Statistical methods for population-based cancer survival analysis, Veneto, Italy.

June 11-16, 2012, Survival Analysis, Summer School on Modern Methods in Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Veneto, Italy.

June 5-7, 2012, Presentations at the NAACCR annual conference, Portland, Oregon, USA.
Plenary - Making Cancer Survival Statistics More Relevant for Clinicians, Patients, and the General Public
Contributed - Estimating Expected Survival Probabilities for Relative Survival Analysis - Exploring the Impact of Including Cancer Patient Mortality from the Calculations
Contributed - Survival of Patients with Hematological Malignancies in Sweden

June 1-3, 2012, Statistical methods for population-based cancer survival analysis, Pre-conference workshop at the NAACCR annual conference, Portland, Oregon, USA.

July 4-8, 2011, Statistical methods for population-based cancer survival analysis, Sigtuna (Stockholm), Sweden.

June 27-July 1, 2011, Cancer Survival: principles, methods, and analysis, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK.

June 14 2011, Methods for population-based cancer survival analysis: why use relative survival and can cardiovascular disease learn from cancer? 1-day pre-conference course in conjunction with NordicEpi 2011, Reykjavik, Iceland.

June 6-11 2011, Survival Analysis, Summer School on Modern Methods in Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Veneto, Italy.

November 22, 2011, An introduction and some recent developments in statistical methods for population-based cancer survival analysis, Milan, Italy. [Slides 3-up PDF] [Slides 8-up PDF]

June 21-25, 2010, Cancer Survival: principles, methods, and analysis, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK.

June 2010, Survival Analysis, Summer School on Modern Methods in Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Veneto, Italy.

January 19-22, 2010, Essentials of descriptive cancer epidemiology, Stockholm, Sweden.

September 3, 2009, Statistics on cancer patient survival of relevance for patients and clinicians, Annual meeting of the Association of Nordic Cancer Registries, Stockholm, Sweden.

September 1, 2009, Workshop on Statistical Methods for Cancer Patient Survival, Stockholm, Sweden.

June 29-July 4, 2009, Survival Analysis, Summer School on Modern Methods in Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Veneto, Italy.

June 22-26, 2009, Cancer Survival: principles, methods, and analysis, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK.

June 1-2, 2009, Survival Analysis For Cancer Registry Personnel, Pre-conference course at the annual meeting of the International Association of Cancer Registries, New Orleans LA, USA. [Link to more information]

December 11, 2008, Relative survival – an introduction and recent developments, Gothenburg. [main slides] [cure model slides]

June 30-July 5, 2008, Survival Analysis, Summer School on Modern Methods in Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Veneto, Italy.

June 16-20, 2008, Cancer Survival: principles, methods, and analysis, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK.

June 13-14, 2008, Survival Analysis For Cancer Registry Personnel, Annual meeting of the North American Association of Central Cancer Registries in Denver, Colorado. [see pages 14-15 of the program for details]

November 22-23, 2007, Statistical models for relative survival (with Paul Lambert). Barcelona. [course files] (includes fitting piecewise excess mortality model using Stata, WinBUGS, and R).

September 6, 2007, Workshop on methods for studying cancer patient survival with application in Stata, Stockholm, Sweden.

June 18-23, 2007, Survival Analysis, Summer School on Modern Methods in Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Veneto, Italy.

April 18-20, 2007, Relative survival: approaches to advanced modelling, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK.

September 17-22, 2006, Population-Based Cancer Survival Analysis, International Summer School, University Residential Centre of Bertinoro, Italy.

July 10-14, 2006, Survival Analysis Methods for Cancer Registries, IARC Summer School in Cancer Epidemiology, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France.

June 26-July 1, 2006, Survival Analysis, Summer School on Modern Methods in Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Veneto, Italy.

May 8-12, 2006, Population-Based Cancer Survival Analysis, School of Public Health, University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland. [Further information]

April 3-7, 2006, Cancer Survival: principles, methods, and applications, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK.

October 28, 2005, Choice of time-scale in the Cox model for epidemiologic cohort studies where entry has no direct biological relevance. Department seminar, MEB.

September 26, 2005, Estimating and modelling relative survival using Stata. 1st Nordic and Baltic Stata Users Group meeting, Stockholm.

June 20-25, 2005, Survival Analysis, Veneto, Italy. [A component of the Summer School on Modern Methods in Biostatistics and Epidemiology] [Lecture notes, exercises, and data sets]

August 16, 2004, Estimating and Modelling Relative Survival, Presented at the 25th Annual Conference of the International Society for Clinical Biostatistics, Leiden, the Netherlands.

May 22, 2004, Seminar: Population-Based Cancer Survival Analysis, Biostatistical Centre, Institute of Biomedical Informatics, Faculty of Medicine, Ljubljana, Slovenia.

May 3-7, 2004, Population-Based Cancer Survival Analysis, School of Public Health, University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland.

March 1-5, 2004, Biostatistics III: Survival analysis (analysis of prospective studies), Karolinska Institutet, Stockholom, Sweden.

September 8-12 2003, International Graduate School of Genetic and Molecular Epidemiology (GAME), Singapore. [Lecture notes, exercises, and data sets]

June 23-27, 2003, Survival Analysis, Treviso, Italy. [A component of the Summer School on Modern Methods in Biostatistics and Epidemiology] [Lecture notes, exercises, and data sets]

May 15, 2003, Seminar: Modelling bivariate binary responses with application to twin studies. [abstract] [slides]

February 14, 2003, Seminar: Recent developments in methods for the analysis of population-based cancer survival. MEP, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm.

June 24, 2002, Population-Based Cancer Survival Analysis (short course), Tampere, Finland. [In conjunction with the IACR meeting]

June 5-7, 2002, Population-Based Cancer Survival Analysis, Toronto, Canada.

May 8-12, 2002, Statistical methods in Epidemiology for Statisticians, Tartu, Estonia.

April 2-5, 2002, Population-Based Cancer Survival Analysis, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden.

March 11-15, 2002, Population-Based Cancer Survival Analysis, School of Public Health, University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland.

February 3-6, 2002, Population-Based Cancer Survival Analysis, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA.

December 10-13, 2001, Population-Based Cancer Survival Analysis, Centre for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Newcastle, Australia.

April 18--20, 2001. Review of Clinical Biostatistics, Doctoral Program in Epidemiology for Clinicians, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden.

December 5-8, 2000. Survival analysis methods for cancer registries, International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), Lyon, France.

September 4-8, 2000, Survival Analysis, Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki, Finland.

March 17-25, 2000, Statistical Practise in Epidemiology for Statisticians, Oulanka Biological Research Station, Finland.

February 7-11, 2000. Survival analysis. School of Public Health, University of Tampere, Finland.

October 28, 1999, What's New in Population-based Cancer Survival Analysis, Association of Nordic Cancer Registries (ANCR) Symposia.

March-June 1998, Generalized Linear Modelling, at Stockholm University.

August 28, 1998, Seminar: Evaluating the goodness-of-fit of logistic regression models, MEP, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm. [Slides] [Data and SAS code]

OTHER TEACHING MATERIAL

Advanced topics in SAS for MEP doctoral students.

Excel macros for calculating the Mantel-Haenszel estimate of the common risk ratio from stratified 2 by 2 tables and calculating Fisher's exact test (along with the OR, RR, and risk difference) for a single 2 by 2 table.