Statistical and empirical evaluation of histopathologic reviews for quality assurance in the Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group.

@article{Gilchrist1988StatisticalAE,
  title={Statistical and empirical evaluation of histopathologic reviews for quality assurance in the Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group.},
  author={Kennedy W. Gilchrist and David P. Harrington and Barbara C Wolf and Richard S Neiman},
  journal={Cancer},
  year={1988},
  volume={62 5},
  pages={861-8}
}
Central pathology review for quality assurance in cooperative clinical cancer trials has been an accepted practice for over a decade. However, the actual value of such pathology review has never been statistically evaluated or the need defined in a comprehensive manner. Pathology exclusions in 35 completed and ongoing Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group… CONTINUE READING