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Adaptive Designs Improving Efficiency of Real Trials

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An exciting adaptive trial design developed by statisticians at the MRC Biostatistics Unit Hub for Trials Methodology Research has led to the successful, early completion of a trial testing a new scanning technique in renal cell carcinoma. The trial, funded by Cancer Research UK and the NIHR Cambridge Biomedical Research Centre, used a novel two-stage []

Biometrical Journal (special issue) - Editorial: Statistical Challenges in Risk Prediction


Ian R. White1 and Angela M. Wood2 26th March 2015 - Article first published online: 5 JUN 2015 Risk prediction is an important area of clinical application of statistical methods. Angela Wood, assisted by Ian White and Simon Thompson, organised a 3-day international workshop on Statistical Challenges in Risk Prediction in Cambridge, UK, on 19th-21st []

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@stephensenn Agreed, this is important too - we carry out work on this as well:….

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