Non-parametric cure rate estimation under insufficient follow-up by using extremes

  title={Non-parametric cure rate estimation under insufficient follow-up by using extremes},
  author={Mikael Escobar-Bach and Ingrid Van Keilegom},
  journal={Journal of the Royal Statistical Society: Series B (Statistical Methodology)},
An important research topic in survival analysis is related to the modeling and estimation of the cure rate, i.e. the proportion of subjects that will never experience the event of interest. However, most estimation methods proposed so far in the literature do not handle the case of insufficient follow-up, that is when the right end point of the support of the censoring time is strictly less than that of the survival time of the susceptible subjects, and consequently these estimators… 
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