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

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

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

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 41 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.15537/smj.2020.5.25065
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, Arab World Research Source, BIOSIS, CAB Abstracts, CINAHL, EMBASE, MEDLINE, Veterinary Science Database, Directory of Open Access Journals
  • Page Numbers: pp.491-498
  • Istanbul University Affiliated: Yes


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.