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On this Picostat.com statistics page, you will find information about the mgus2 data set which pertains to Monoclonal gammapothy data. The mgus2 data set is found in the survival R package. You can load the mgus2 data set in R by issuing the following command at the console data("mgus2"). This will load the data into a variable called mgus2. If R says the mgus2 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 mgus2 R data set. The size of this file is about 47,081 bytes.

Documentation

Monoclonal gammapothy data

Description

Natural history of 1341 sequential patients with monoclonal gammapothy of undetermined significance (MGUS).

Usage

data("mgus2")

Format

A data frame with 1384 observations on the following 10 variables.

id

subject identifier

age

age at diagnosis, in years

sex

a factor with levels F M

hgb

hemoglobin

creat

creatinine

mspike

size of the monoclonal serum splike

ptime

time until progression to a plasma cell malignancy (PCM) or last contact, in months

pstat

occurrence of PCM: 0=no, 1=yes

futime

time until death or last contact, in months

death

occurrence of death: 0=no, 1=yes

Details

This is a larger follow-on study of the condition also found in data set mgus.

Source

Mayo Clinic data courtesy of Dr. Robert Kyle. All patient identifiers have been removed, age rounded to the nearest year, and follow-up times rounded to the nearest month.

References

R. Kyle, T. Therneau, V. Rajkumar, J. Offord, D. Larson, M. Plevak, and L. J. Melton III, A long-terms study of prognosis in monoclonal gammopathy of undertermined significance. New Engl J Med, 346:564-569 (2002).

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