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Duke breast cancer data


This data set details microarray experiment for breast cancer patients.


A data frame with 46 rows and 7130 variables, where the first variable is the label of estrogen receptor-positive/negative, and the remaining 7129 variables are 7129 gene.


The binary variable Status is used to classify the patients into estrogen receptor-positive (y = 0) and estrogen receptor-negative (y = 1). The other variables contain the expression level of the considered genes.


M. West, C. Blanchette, H. Dressman, E. Huang, S. Ishida, R. Spang, H. Zuzan, J.A. Olson, Jr., J.R. Marks and Joseph R. Nevins (2001) <doi:10.1073/pnas.201162998> Predicting the clinical status of human breast cancer by using gene expression profiles, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA, Vol 98(20), 11462-11467.

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