Compute flexible relative survival analyses


Perform relative survival analyses using approaches described in Remontet et al. (2007) \Sexpr[results=rd,stage=build]{tools:::Rd_expr_doi("10.1002/sim.2656")} and Mahboubi et al. (2011) \Sexpr[results=rd,stage=build]{tools:::Rd_expr_doi("DOI:10.1002/sim.4208")}. The package implements non-linear, non-proportional effects and both non proportional and non linear effects using splines (B-spline and truncated power basis).


Package: flexrsurv
Type: Package
Version: 1.1.1
Date: 2015-03-30
License: GPL(>)2.0)

The main function is flexrsurv()


Michel Grzebyk and Isabelle Clerc-Urm?s, with contributions from the CENSUR working survival group.

Maintainer: <>


Mahboubi, A., M. Abrahamowicz, et al. (2011). "Flexible modeling of the effects of continuous prognostic factors in relative survival." Stat Med 30(12): 1351-1365. \Sexpr[results=rd,stage=build]{tools:::Rd_expr_doi("DOI:10.1002/sim.4208")}

Remontet, L., N. Bossard, et al. (2007). "An overall strategy based on regression models to estimate relative survival and model the effects of prognostic factors in cancer survival studies." Stat Med 26(10): 2214-2228. \Sexpr[results=rd,stage=build]{tools:::Rd_expr_doi("10.1002/sim.2656")}

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