Spectrum/G-E (Georgetown/Einstein)

Simulating Population Effects of Cancer Control Interventions -- Race and Understanding Mortality Georgetown-Einstein

Basic Model Attributes
Cancer siteBreast
Host institution Georgetown University Medical Center / Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Purpose The Georgetown-Einstein model is called 'Spectrum' (Simulating Population Effects of Cancer Control Interventions -- Race and Understanding Mortality). It is a continuous time parallel universes state transition model programmed in C++ object-oriented programming language. The model simulates breast cancer incidence and mortality by ER/HER2 in the absence of screening or adjuvant treatment and then overlays screening and/or treatment.
Contact Jeanne Mandelblatt (mandelbj@georgetown.edu)
ProfileCISNET_ModelProfile_BREAST_GT_001_07232013_57427.pdf
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