Assessment of selection bias in clinic-based populations of childhood cancer survivors: a report from the childhood cancer survivor study.

Publication Type:

Journal Article

Source:

Pediatric blood & cancer, Volume 52, Issue 3, p.379-86 (2009)

Keywords:

2009, Adolescent, Adult, Center-Authored Paper, Humans, Neoplasms, Public Health Sciences Division, Research Trials Office Core Facility - Biostatistics Service, Risk Factors, Shared Resources, Survival Rate, Survivors

Abstract:

It is not known to what extent prevalence estimates of late effects among childhood cancer survivors derived from clinic based samples represent the actual estimates that would be derived if the entire population of childhood cancer survivors was recruited and evaluated for a particular outcome.