Natural history of 1341 sequential patients with monoclonal gammapothy of undetermined significance (MGUS).
A data frame with 1384 observations on the following 10 variables.
age at diagnosis, in years
a factor with levels
size of the monoclonal serum splike
time until progression to a plasma cell malignancy (PCM) or last contact, in months
occurrence of PCM: 0=no, 1=yes
time until death or last contact, in months
occurrence of death: 0=no, 1=yes
This is a larger follow-on study of the condition also found in data
Mayo Clinic data courtesy of Dr. Robert Kyle. All patient identifiers have been removed, age rounded to the nearest year, and follow-up times rounded to the nearest month.
R. Kyle, T. Therneau, V. Rajkumar, J. Offord, D. Larson, M. Plevak, and L. J. Melton III, A long-terms study of prognosis in monoclonal gammopathy of undertermined significance. New Engl J Med, 346:564-569 (2002).