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Molecular epidemiology : applications in cancer and other human diseases / edited by Timothy R. Rebbeck, Christine B. Ambrosone, Peter G. Shields.

New York : Informa Healthcare, c2008.
xi, 302 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Summary note:
"This volume comprises the investigation of factors that may predict the response to treatment, outcome, and survival by exploring design considerations in molecular epidemiology; measurement issues in molecular epidemiology; methods of statistical inference used in molecular epidemiology; and a specific discussion and synopsis of these methods provides concrete examples drawn from primary research in cancer." "Covering design considerations, measurement issues, and methods of statistical inference, and filled with scientific tables, equations, and pictures, Molecular Epidemiology: Applications in Cancer and Other Human Diseases presents a solid, single-source foundation for conducting and interpreting molecular epidemiological studies."--BOOK JACKET.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
1. Design Considerations in Molecular Epidemiology / Montserrat Garcia-Closes, Qing Lan and Nathaniel Rothman -- 2. Family-Based Study Designs / Audrey H. Schnell and John S. Witte -- 3. Trials and Interventions in Molecular Epidemiology / James R. Marshall and Mary E. Reid -- 4. Molecular Epidemiological Designs for Prognosis / Cornelia M. Ulrich and Christine B. Ambrosone -- 5. Biosampling Methods / Regina M. Santella and Susan E. Hankinson -- 6. Principles of High-Quality Genotyping / Stephen J. Chanock -- 7. Biomarkers of Exposure and Effect / Christopher P. Wild -- 8. Questionnaire Assessment / James R. Marshall -- 9. Pharmacogenetics in Cancer Chemotherapy / Xifeng Wu and Jian Gu -- 10. Human Genetic Variation and its Implication in Understanding "Race"/Ethnicity and Admixture / Jill Barnholtz-Sloan, Indrani Halder and Mark Shriver -- 11. Statistical Approaches to Studies of Gene-Gene and Gene-Environment Interactions / Nilanjan Chatterjee and Bhramar Mukherjee -- 12. Novel Analytical Methods for Association Studies / Jason H. Moore, Margaret R. Karagas and Angeline S. Andrew -- 13. Pathway-Based Methods in Molecular Cancer Epidemiology / Fritz F. Parl, Philip S. Crooke, David V. Conti and Duncan C. Thomas -- 14. Haplotype Association Analysis / Peter Kraft and Jinbo Chen -- 15. Genomewide Association Studies / Michael B. Bracken, Andrew DeWan and Josephine Hoh -- 16. Validation and Confirmation of Associations / John P. A. Ioannidis -- 17. Models of Absolute Risk: Interpretation, Estimation, Validation, and Application / Mitchell H. Gail -- 18. Reporting and Interpreting Results / Julian Little.
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  • 1420052918 (hardcover : alk. paper)
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