prostate_nodal {cutpointr}R Documentation

Nodal involvement and acid phosphatase levels in 53 prostate cancer patients

Description

Prostatic acid phosphatase (PAP) emerged as the first clinically useful tumor marker in the 1940s and 1950s. This data set contains the serum levels of acid phosphatase of 53 patients that were confirmed to have prostate cancer and whether the neighboring lymph nodes were involved.

Usage

prostate_nodal

Format

A data frame with 53 rows and 2 variables:

acid_phosphatase

(numeric) Blood serum level of acid phosphatase

nodal_involvement

(logical) Whether neighboring lymph nodes were involved

Source

Le CT (2006). A solution for the most basic optimization problem associated with an ROC curve. Statistical methods in medical research 15: 571–584


[Package cutpointr version 1.1.1 Index]