[R] documentation for survival5?

Ramon Diaz rdiaz at cnio.es
Wed Apr 23 15:27:21 CEST 2003

Dear Spencer,

On addition to John's suggestion, you might want to check Frank Harrell's 
"Regression modeling strategies" (Springer, 2001) which devotes several 
chapters to survival analysis. It includes discussion of both survival5 and 
Harrell's additions (in the Hmisc and Design packages).



On Wednesday 23 April 2003 15:03, John Fox wrote:
> Dear Spencer,
> There is a book by Therneau and Grambsch, Modeling Survival Data (Springer,
> 2000); Therneau is the author of the survival library for S-PLUS, ported to
> R. The book covers survival analysis in S-PLUS and SAS.
> Regards,
>   John
> At 05:05 AM 4/23/2003 -0700, Spencer Graves wrote:
> >           What other references are there on the capabilities of the
> > survival5 package other than the help files and the chapter on survival
> > analysis in every edition of Modern Applied Statistics with S?  I'm
> > thinking of something like "An Introduction to Survival Analysis in R"
> > with worked examples that might complement or extend the chapter in MASS.
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