Autologous peripheral blood stem cell (PBSC) transplants have been widely used for rapid hematologic recovery following myeloablative therapy for various malignant hematological disorders. A study enrolled 242 patients who consented to autologous PBSC transplant after myeloablative doses of chemotherapy between year 2003 and 2008 at the Edmonton Hematopoietic Stem Cell Lab in Cross Cancer Institute - Alberta Health Services. The Data is a data frame containing information about the patients' age, gender, as well as their clinical characteristics.
A data frame with 239 observations on the following 5 variables.
recovery rates for viable CD34+ cells
dummy variable indicating if a patient receives a chemotherapy on a one-day protocol(0) or on a 3-day protocol(1)
adjusted age variable.
age < 40 is set as the baseline age and other ages
are adjusted by subtracting by 40
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