E B Fish

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The effects of prognostic factors on local, regional or distant metastasis are standardly assessed separately. Competing risks analyses may be used to assess simultaneously the effects of factors on different types of first recurrence. Data for a cohort of 678 primary invasive breast cancer patients accrued between 1971 and 1990, updated to 1995, included(More)
Oestrogen and progesterone receptor (ER and PgR) assay values are frequently used in medical decision-making for breast cancer patients. We have proposed statistical standardization of receptor assay values to improve inter-laboratory comparability, and now report the use of standardized log units (SLU) to investigate the effects of ER and PgR cut-points on(More)
  • J Sun, J W Chapman, R Gordon, R Sivaramakrishna, M A Link, E B Fish +3 others
  • 1998
Acknowledgement: The acquisition of the research database was funded by the E.B. Fish Research Fund. The authors appreciate the early imaging radiologists who introduced the practice of routine utilization of mammography at Women's College Hospital. The referees' comments were useful in strengthening the presentation of this work. ABSTRACT: Clinical trials(More)
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