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Overall Survival

  • Peter E. Robin
  • Jean Powell
  • Guy M. Holme
  • John A. H. Waterhouse
  • Christopher C. McConkey
  • Janet E. Robertson
Part of the Clinical Cancer Monographs book series (CLCM)

Abstract

The survival time is calculated conventionally from the date of first treatment or, if not treated, from the date of diagnosis. It gives an idea of the natural history of the disease when subject to the usual treatment.

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Copyright information

© The Authors 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • Peter E. Robin
    • 1
  • Jean Powell
    • 2
  • Guy M. Holme
    • 2
  • John A. H. Waterhouse
    • 2
  • Christopher C. McConkey
    • 2
  • Janet E. Robertson
    • 2
  1. 1.West Birmingham Health AuthorityUK
  2. 2.Regional Cancer RegistryQueen Elizabeth Medical CentreBirminghamUK

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