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Modelling prognostic factors in advanced pancreatic cancer.

Abstract:

Pancreatic cancer is the fifth most common cause of cancer death. Identification of defined patient groups based on a prognostic index may improve the prediction of survival and selection of therapy. Many prognostic factors have been identified often based on retrospective, underpowered studies with unclear analyses. Data from 653 patients were analysed. Continuous variables are often simplified assuming a linear relationship with log hazard or introducing a step function (dichotomising). Mis...

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10.1038/sj.bjc.6604568

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Stocken, DD More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Pathology
Altman, DG More by this author
Billingham, LJ More by this author
Bramhall, SR More by this author
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Journal:
British journal of cancer
Volume:
99
Issue:
6
Pages:
883-893
Publication date:
2008-09-05
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EISSN:
1532-1827
ISSN:
0007-0920
URN:
uuid:b31d2570-c331-4f2e-8bf9-77a6bac05dc4
Source identifiers:
178695
Local pid:
pubs:178695

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