A new flexible cure rate survival regression is proposed for predicting cancer prognosis, which provides a more realistic interpretation of the biological mechanism of the event of interest. The new regression predicts breast carcinoma survival in post- mastectomy women but it can be applied to different types of surgery offered to treat cancer.
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G. Cancho, Vicente; M. Cordeiro, Gauss; Barriga, Gladys; M. M. Ortega, Edwin; and W. Kattan, Michael
"The Destructive Cure Rate Regression in Cancer Prognosis and Prediction,"
Applied Mathematics & Information Sciences: Vol. 15
, Article 12.
Available at: https://dc.naturalspublishing.com/amis/vol15/iss2/12