mgus: Monoclonal Gammopathy of Undetermined Significance

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Description

All 241 patients diagnosed with monoclonal gammopathy of undetermined significance at the Mayo Clinic before Jan. 1, 1971, and followed forward until 1992. The interest lies in the possible transformation of mgus towards a cancer of the plasma cells, death from other causes acting as a competing risk.

Usage

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Format

A data frame with 241 observations and the following 10 variables.

id

Patient identification number

time

Event time

ev

Event type. 0=censored, 1=cancer of the plasma cells, 2=other

age

Age at diagnostic of mgus

sex

Sex. 1=male, 2=female

y.diag

Calendar year of diagnosis

albu

Albumine level at mgus diagnosis

creat

Serum creatinine level at mgus diagnosis

Hb

Hemoglobine level at mgus diagnosis

size

Size of the monoclonal protein peak at mgus diagnosis

Source

T.M. Thernean and P.M. Grambsch (2001). Modelling Survival Data: Extending the Cox Model. Springer, New York.

Examples

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