Evaluation of effectiveness: Q-TWiST. The International Breast Cancer Study Group.

@article{Gelber1993EvaluationOE,
  title={Evaluation of effectiveness: Q-TWiST. The International Breast Cancer Study Group.},
  author={Richard D. Gelber and Aaron Goldhirsch and Bernard F. Cole},
  journal={Cancer treatment reviews},
  year={1993},
  volume={19 Suppl A},
  pages={73-84}
}
The effectiveness of cancer treatments is often expressed in terms of disease-free survival or overall survival relative risk reduction or odds ratios, and the quality of life effects are often assessed separately from survival. Such end points and summary measures may be inadequate, however, for comparing two treatments in terms of their palliative effects because there is a trade-off between treatment toxicity and increased disease-free interval. Furthermore, this trade-off may depend on… CONTINUE READING

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