The Biostatistics Core provides statistical expertise for the planning, conduct, analysis, and reporting of clinical trials, epidemiologic and population-based studies, studies in genetic susceptibility of cancer, and experiments in basic research in the biology of cancer. This includes consultation on all clinical protocols, and education for all DF/HCC members in the areas of study design, data collection, computerization, and statistical methods. The facility also plays a key role in the PRMS and DSM processes of DF/HCC. The Core ensures that experimental designs, study monitoring, and data analyses take advantage of robust and efficient methods that reflect best practices in biostatistics and epidemiology, and that DF/HCC members receive support when planning new applications.

Agency
National Institute of Health (NIH)
Institute
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
Type
Center Core Grants (P30)
Project #
5P30CA006516-53
Application #
9405385
Study Section
Subcommittee I - Transistion to Independence (NCI)
Project Start
Project End
Budget Start
2017-12-01
Budget End
2018-11-30
Support Year
53
Fiscal Year
2018
Total Cost
Indirect Cost
Name
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Department
Type
DUNS #
076580745
City
Boston
State
MA
Country
United States
Zip Code
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