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Survival of Colorectal Cancer in the Presence of Competing-Risks - Modeling by Weibull Distribution
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 Title & Authors
Survival of Colorectal Cancer in the Presence of Competing-Risks - Modeling by Weibull Distribution
Baghestani, Ahmad Reza; Daneshvar, Tahoura; Pourhoseingholi, Mohamad Amin; Asadzadeh, Hamid;
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 Abstract
Background: Colorectal cancer (CRC) is the commonest malignancy in the lower gastrointestinal tract in both men and women. It is the third leading cause of cancer-dependent death in the world. In Iran the incidence of colorectal cancer has increased during the last 25 years. Materials and Methods: In this article we analyzed the survival of 447 colorectal patients of Taleghani hospital in Tehran using parametric competing-risks models. The cancers of these patients were diagnosed during 1985 - 2012 and followed up to 2013. The purpose was to assess the association between survival of patients with colorectal cancer in the presence of competing-risks and prognostic factors using parametric models. The analysis was carried out using R software version 3.0.2. Results: The prognostic variables included in the model were age at diagnosis, tumour site, body mass index and sex. The effect of age at diagnosis and body mass index on survival time was statistically significant. The median survival for Iranian patients with colorectal cancer is about 20 years. Conclusions: Survival function based on Weibull model compared with Kaplan-Meier survival function is smooth. Iranian data suggest a younger age distribution compared to Western reports for CRC.
 Keywords
Survival analysis;colorectal cancer;parametric competing-risks;
 Language
English
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