SURVSOFT - Software for nonparametric survival analysis

  title={SURVSOFT - Software for nonparametric survival analysis},
  author={Karla Geiss and Martin Meyer and Martin Radespiel-Tr{\"o}ger and Olaf Gefeller},
  journal={Computer methods and programs in biomedicine},
  volume={96 1},
Long-term observed and relative survival are important outcome measures of cancer patient care reported routinely by many cancer registries, but no commercial statistical software exists for estimating relative survival or performing period survival analysis. The programs publicly available focus only on certain methods, require specific input data formats and often are macros or functions which require underlying software packages. Here we introduce SURVSOFT, a comprehensive, user-friendly… CONTINUE READING