Relative Survival

Known as: relative survival rate 
A way of comparing survival of people who have a specific disease with those who don't. The percentage of survivors is usually determined at specific… (More)
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2012
Highly Cited
2012
Estimation of relative survival has become the first and the most basic step when reporting cancer survival statistics. Standard… (More)
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
BACKGROUND Two main methods of quantifying cancer patient survival are generally used: cancer-specific survival and relative… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Relative survival is frequently used in population-based studies as a method for estimating disease-related mortality without the… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Relative survival techniques are used to compare the survival experience in a study cohort with the one expected should they… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Four approaches to estimating a regression model for relative survival using the method of maximum likelihood are described and… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
OBJECTIVES We sought to evaluate the effects of a number of factors that can potentially determine the optimal time for aortic… (More)
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Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
The calculation and comparison of relative survival rates after interventional studies is a method that permits correction for… (More)
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Highly Cited
1986
Highly Cited
1986
We analyzed the relation between age at diagnosis and relative survival (ratio of observed to expected survival) in 57,068 women… (More)
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Highly Cited
1985
Highly Cited
1985
A computer program package has been constructed for use in patient survival analyses for chronic diseases based on aggregated… (More)
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Highly Cited
1982
Highly Cited
1982
Survival from cancer over a certain time period is often measured by the 'relative survival rate'. This is the ratio of the… (More)
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