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National Institutes of Health: National Cancer Institute: Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences
Grant Details

Grant Number: 5U01CA088270-06 Interpret this number
Primary Investigator: Zelen, Marvin
Organization: Dana-Farber Cancer Inst
Project Title: Breast Cancer: Role of Early Detection, Treatment and P*
Fiscal Year: 2006
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Abstract

DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): It is planned to apply the stochastic model developed earlier to breast cancer issues associated with the U.S. population. Among the issues which will be studied are: estimating the U.S. breast cancer mortality for the period 2005-2020; investigate mortality for sub-populations; e.g. African-American, uninsured population and various scenarios; continue investigations of optimal screening schedules; investigate the role of the underreporting in SEER of invasive breast cancer following DCIS; investigate the influence on mortality if the number of women taking tamoxifen or reloxifene as a preventive agent is increased; develop a public web site (a) which will allow investigators to make use of our theoretical breast cancer model and (b) to communicate to the general public the breast cancer predicted mortality and false positive rate for any screening program.

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Publications

Modelling The Early Detection Of Breast Cancer
Authors: Lee S.J. , Zelen M. .
Source: Annals Of Oncology : Official Journal Of The European Society For Medical Oncology / Esmo, 2003 Aug; 14(8), p. 1199-202.
PMID: 12881377
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Early Detection Of Disease And Scheduling Of Screening Examinations
Authors: Lee S. , Huang H. , Zelen M. .
Source: Statistical Methods In Medical Research, 2004 Dec; 13(6), p. 443-56.
PMID: 15587433
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Effect Of Screening And Adjuvant Therapy On Mortality From Breast Cancer
Authors: Berry D.A. , Cronin K.A. , Plevritis S.K. , Fryback D.G. , Clarke L. , Zelen M. , Mandelblatt J.S. , Yakovlev A.Y. , Habbema J.D. , Feuer E.J. , et al. .
Source: The New England Journal Of Medicine, 2005-10-27 00:00:00.0; 353(17), p. 1784-92.
PMID: 16251534
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A Stochastic Model For Predicting The Mortality Of Breast Cancer
Authors: Lee S. , Zelen M. .
Source: Journal Of The National Cancer Institute. Monographs, 2006; (36), p. 79-86.
PMID: 17032897
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