These publications are examples of research made possible with data from CanPath and its regional cohorts.


Evaluation of the accuracy of the PLCOm2012 6-year lung cancer risk prediction model among smokers in the CARTaGENE population-based cohort

Authors: Rodolphe Jantzen, Nicole Ezer, Sophie Camilleri-Broët, Martin C. Tammemägi, Philippe Broët

This study aimed to validate a tool to predict lung cancer risk using data from CARTaGENE participants. It showed good accuracy in identifying lung cancer risk but underestimated the number of cases. This tool may require calibration adjustments for the Quebec population.

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Analyzing cohort studies with interval-censored data: A new model-based linear rank-type test

Authors: Rodolphe Jantzen, Pascale Tubert-Bitter, Philippe Broët

When analyzing cohort studies with interval-censored data, the researchers suggest that statisticians employ their proposed test to test survival distributions’ quality between two or more groups.

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