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Standard outcome measures for thymic malignancies.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  21847049     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Thymic malignancies present particular issues due to the pace of disease progression, patterns of recurrence, and causes of death that make nuances of how outcomes are reported particularly important. The relatively limited number of patients also creates a challenge to glean as much as possible from the available experience, but risks over-interpretation and potentially misleading conclusions. Therefore the International Thymic Malignancy Interest Group has developed a set of standards for reporting of outcome measures of clinical studies, which have been adopted for collaborative projects undertaken by the organization. Widespread adoption of this baseline will enhance the ability to compare results from different series.
Authors:
James Huang; Frank C Detterbeck; Zuoheng Wang; Patrick J Loehrer
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of thoracic oncology : official publication of the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer     Volume:  6     ISSN:  1556-1380     ISO Abbreviation:  J Thorac Oncol     Publication Date:  2011 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-08-17     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101274235     Medline TA:  J Thorac Oncol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  S1691-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
*Division of Thoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Yale University School of Medicine and Department of Biostatistics, School of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut; †Thoracic Service, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York City, New York; and ‡HH Gregg Professor of Oncology, Division of Medical Oncology, Department of Internal Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana.
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