Assessment of death risk of breast cancer patients with joint frailty models

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Pasin Ö. , DİRİCAN A., ANKARALI H., Disci R., Karanlik H.

SAUDI MEDICAL JOURNAL, vol.41, no.5, pp.491-498, 2020 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 41 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.15537/smj.2020.5.25065
  • Title of Journal : SAUDI MEDICAL JOURNAL
  • Page Numbers: pp.491-498
  • Keywords: frailty, breast cancer, recurrence, death, hazard ratio, LOCAL RECURRENCE, PREDICTION, SURVIVAL


Objectives: To investigate the effects of risk factors on recurrence and death in breast cancer patients, taking into account the dependence between recurrence and death as well as the heterogeneity among individuals. The other aim of this study was to make predictions of death risks with a dynamic model that includes patient's history and different horizons.