Reporting on Cancer Research
Welcome to Reporting on Cancer Research, a Web site for science writers and the public with definitions of terms and brief overviews of how things work in the world of oncology research.
Explaining Study Findings
Tips from the Center for Medicine and the Media, The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, developed by Steven Woloshin and Lisa M. Schwartz, Professsors of Medicine.
To learn more about statistics:
Know Your Chances: Understanding Health Statistics, Steven Woloshin, Lisa M. Schwartz, H. Gilbert Welch, University of California Press, 2008.
Statistics With Confidence (second edition), Douglas Altman, BMJ Books. London, UK. 2000, Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK, 2000.
Multivariable Analysis: An Introduction, Alvan Feinstein, Yale University Press,
New Haven, CT. 1996.
Wasserstein RL and Lazar NA. The ASA's Statement on p-Values: Context, Process, and Purpose. The American Statistician 2016; 70(2), 129-133 DOI 10.1080/00031305.2016.1154108
Grabowski, B. “P < 0.05” Might Not Mean What You Think: American Statistical Association Clarifies P Values. JNCI J Natl Cancer Inst. 2016; 108(8):djw194 doi:10.1093/jnci/djw194
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