veteran: Veterans' Administration Lung Cancer study

Description Usage Format Source

Description

Randomised trial of two treatment regimens for lung cancer. This is a standard survival analysis data set.

Usage

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veteran
data(cancer, package="survival")

Format

trt: 1=standard 2=test
celltype: 1=squamous, 2=smallcell, 3=adeno, 4=large
time: survival time
status: censoring status
karno: Karnofsky performance score (100=good)
diagtime: months from diagnosis to randomisation
age: in years
prior: prior therapy 0=no, 10=yes

Source

D Kalbfleisch and RL Prentice (1980), The Statistical Analysis of Failure Time Data. Wiley, New York.


survival documentation built on Aug. 24, 2021, 5:06 p.m.