Testing for the presence of immune or cured individuals in censored survival data.

Abstract

In a sample of censored survival times, the presence of an immune proportion of individuals who are not subject to death, failure, or relapse, etc., may be indicated by a relatively high number of individuals with large censored survival times. We summarise some recent theoretical work which justifies analogues of the usual model fitting and testing… (More)

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@article{Maller1995TestingFT, title={Testing for the presence of immune or cured individuals in censored survival data.}, author={R. A. Maller and Shiyu Zhou}, journal={Biometrics}, year={1995}, volume={51 4}, pages={1197-205} }