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On this Picostat.com statistics page, you will find information about the cancer data set which pertains to NCCTG Lung Cancer Data. The cancer data set is found in the survival R package. You can load the cancer data set in R by issuing the following command at the console data("cancer"). This will load the data into a variable called cancer. If R says the cancer data set is not found, you can try installing the package by issuing this command install.packages("survival") and then attempt to reload the data. If you need to download R, you can go to the R project website. You can download a CSV (comma separated values) version of the cancer R data set. The size of this file is about 6,593 bytes.

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NCCTG Lung Cancer Data

Description

Survival in patients with advanced lung cancer from the North Central Cancer Treatment Group. Performance scores rate how well the patient can perform usual daily activities.

Usage

lung
cancer


Format

 inst: Institution code time: Survival time in days status: censoring status 1=censored, 2=dead age: Age in years sex: Male=1 Female=2 ph.ecog: ECOG performance score (0=good 5=dead) ph.karno: Karnofsky performance score (bad=0-good=100) rated by physician pat.karno: Karnofsky performance score as rated by patient meal.cal: Calories consumed at meals wt.loss: Weight loss in last six months

Terry Therneau

References

Loprinzi CL. Laurie JA. Wieand HS. Krook JE. Novotny PJ. Kugler JW. Bartel J. Law M. Bateman M. Klatt NE. et al. Prospective evaluation of prognostic variables from patient-completed questionnaires. North Central Cancer Treatment Group. Journal of Clinical Oncology. 12(3):601-7, 1994.

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