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DPIPEF04 Cancer Epidemiology 4 ECTS
Period I Period II Period II Period IV
Language of instruction
Type or level of studies
Postgraduate studies
Course unit descriptions in the curriculum
International Doctoral Programme in Epidemiology
Faculty of Social Sciences

Learning outcomes

After completing the course, the student will have an understanding of the basics of cancer epidemiology.

General description

The cancer epidemiology course consists of several themes such as: cancer registration and coding, prevention, differences in incidence and mortality, prediction and survival, radiation and cancer, work and cancer, screening of cancer.

The aim of the course is to be able to have basic knowledge of cancer as a disease, how it is registered and coded, what kind of preventive and early diagnostics are in use, and how to use register data in research and in policy making.

Enrolment for University Studies

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Nea Malila, Teacher responsible


5-Feb-2018 – 4-Apr-2018
Mon 5-Feb-2018 at 10-14, Arvo, B342
Mon 12-Feb-2018 at 11-15, Arvo, A312
Mon 19-Feb-2018 at 10-14, Arvo, A312
Fri 2-Mar-2018 at 11-15, Arvo, B341
Thu 15-Mar-2018 at 10-14, Arvo, A312
Thu 22-Mar-2018 at 13-17, Arvo, A312, Notice! Time has changed.
Tue 27-Mar-2018 at 10-14, Arvo, A312
Wed 4-Apr-2018 at 11-15, Arvo, A312