Survival analysis of patients with gastric cancer undergoing surgery at the iran cancer institute: a method based on multi-state models.

BACKGROUND Gastric cancer is one of the most common causes of cancer deaths all over the world and the most important reason for its high rate of death is its belated diagnosis at advanced stages of the disease. Events occur in patients which are regarded not only as themselves factors affecting patients' survival but also which can be affected by other… CONTINUE READING