Section 1 – The Clinical Problem.
THE PREDICTIVE VALUE OF DETAILED HISTOLOGICAL STAGING OF SURGICAL RESECTION SPECIMENS IN ORAL CANCER
Chapter 1: The predictive value of detailed histological staging of surgical resection specimens in oral cancer.
Liverpool Dental School, UK
Chapter 2: Survival after Treatment of Intraocular Melanoma.
B.E. Damato, A.F.G. Taktak,
Royal Liverpool University Hospital, UK
Chapter 3: Recent developments in relative survival analysis.
T. Hakulinen, T.A. Dyba,
Finnish Cancer Registry
Section 2 – Biological and Genetic Factors
Chapter 4: Environmental and genetic risk factors of lung cancer.
A. Cassidy, J.K. Field,
University of Liverpool, UK
Chapter 5: Chaos, cancer, the cellular operating system and the prediction of survival in head and neck cancer.
University Hospital Aintree, UK
Section 3 – Mathematical Background of Prognostic Models
Chapter 6: Flexible hazard modelling for outcome prediction in cancer - perspectives for the use of bioinformatics knowledge.
E.Biganzoli1, P. Boracchi2
1 Istituto Nazionale per lo Studio e la Cura dei Tumori, Milano, Italy
2 Università degli Studi di Milano, Milano, Italy
Chapter 7: Information geometry for survival analysis and feature selection by neural networks.
A. Eleuteri 1,2, R. Tagliaferri 3,4, L. Milano 1,2, M. De Laurentiis 1
1Università di Napoli, Italy
2INFN sez. Napoli, Italy
3Universit`a di Salerno, Italy
4INFN sez. distaccata di Salerno, Italy
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Azzam Taktak is a Principal Clinical Scientist in the Department of Clinical Engineering, Royal Liverpool University Hospital and an Honorary Lecturer at the University of Liverpool. His main research interests are the application of mathematical models and artificial intelligence to medical applications specifically in cancer.
Anthony Fisher is a Consultant Clinical Scientist in the Department of Clinical Engineering, Royal Liverpool University Hospital. Previously he was a Senior Lecturer in Bioengineering at the University of Strathclyde. Glasgow. His principal academic interests are biomedical instrumentation and signal processing.