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Philip Farrell Distinguished Alumni lecture 2020- Natasha Stout, PhD: Using population modeling to fill evidence gaps in breast cancer prevention and control: Insights from two collaborations

March 9, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Assistant Professor
Department of Population Medicine
Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute

Summary: Breast cancer screening guidelines continue to spark controversy in part due to lingering uncertainty about the effectiveness of mammography at reducing breast cancer mortality. The CISNET consortium is an NCI-funded collaboration of independent groups formed to use modeling methods to provide insight into cancer screening and treatment interventions in the US. Over the past decade, the consortium has conducted a series of analyses designed to address evidence gaps in breast cancer screening policy.  I will provide an overview of this work, including insights on the role of simulation modeling in informing current breast cancer guidelines and lessons learned from our collaborative modeling efforts.

Natasha Stout CV

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Date:
March 9, 2020
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm