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Overinterpretation and misreporting of prognostic factor studies in oncology: a systematic review

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Background: Cancer prognostic biomarkers have shown disappointing clinical applicability. The objective of this study was to classify and estimate how study results are overinterpreted and misreported in prognostic factor studies in oncology.
Methods: This systematic review focused on 17 oncology journals with an impact factor above 7. PubMed was searched for primary clinical studies published in 2015, evaluating prognostic factors. We developed a cl... Expand abstract
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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.1038/s41416-018-0305-5

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University of Oxford
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Medical Sciences Division
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NDORMS
Sub department:
CSM
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
NDORMS
Sub department:
CSM
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
NDORMS
Sub department:
CSM
Role:
Author
More by this author
Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
NDORMS
Sub department:
CSM
Role:
Author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
NDORMS
Sub department:
CSM
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Name:
National Institute for Health Research
Funding agency for:
Collins, GS
Grant:
C5529/A16895
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Cancer Research UK
Funding agency for:
De Beyer, JA
Trivella, M
Grant:
C5529/A16895
C5529/A16895
Publisher:
Springer Nature
Journal:
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Volume:
119
Pages:
1288–1296
Publication date:
2018-10-24
Acceptance date:
2018-09-24
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EISSN:
1532-1827
ISSN:
0007-0920
Language:
English
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pubs:935164
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uuid:f7329014-e352-458e-adcd-f56cb0ca074c
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pubs:935164
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935164
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2018-10-30

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