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By John Crowley, Antje Hoering, Donna Ankerst

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A compendium of state-of-the-art statistical ways to fixing difficulties in scientific oncology, Handbook of records in medical Oncology, moment Edition makes a speciality of medical trials in levels I, II, and III, proteomic and genomic stories, complementary results and exploratory tools. Cancer Forum referred to as the 1st variation a “¼good reference publication for statisticians who could be designing and examining melanoma trials." The moment variation comprises over one thousand references, greater than 40 world-renowned members, and three hundred equations, tables, and drawings.

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37. 38. 39. 40. Page 27 27 in Oncology and Hematology (APOH) of the Association for Medical Oncology (AIO) of the German Cancer Society. Onkol. 3). Mick R, Lane N, Daugherty C, Ratain MJ. Physician-determined patient risk of toxic effects: impact on enrollment and decision making in phase I trials. J. Nat. Cancer Inst. 1994;86:1685–1693. Franklin HR, Simonetti GPC, Dubbelman AC, Ten Bokkel Huinink WW, Taal BG, Wigbout G, et al. Toxicity grading systems: a comparison between the WHO scoring system and the Common Toxicity Criteria when used for nausea and vomiting.

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Anderson Cancer Center. J. Clin. Oncol. 1996;14:287–295. 76. Egorin MJ. Phase I trials: a strategy of ongoing refinement. J. Nat. Cancer Inst. 1990; 82:446–447. 77. Mick R, Ratain MJ. Model-guided determination of maximum tolerated dose in phase I clinical trials: evidence for increased precision. J. Nat. Cancer Inst. 1993; 85:217–223. 78. Gordon NH, Willson JKV. Using toxicity grades in the design and analysis of cancer phase I clinical trials. Stat. Med. 1992;11:2063–2075. qxd 8/31/2005 4:30 PM 32 Page 32 Handbook of Statistics in Clinical Oncology SUMMARY We review the continual reassessment method (O’Quigley, Pepe and, Fisher 1990) as it is used in phase I and phase I/II clinical dose finding studies in oncology.

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