Epidemiology and Biometry

Bayesian survival analysis of colorectal cancer registry data


Together with the hospital colorectal cancer center the Division of Epidemiology and Biometry is working on a project to analyze data of colorectal cancer patients. The aim of the study is to investigate in the survival of cancer patients which are registered in the hospital colorectal cancer center. Besides a descriptive analysis of the registry data, a bayesian multivariate regression model will be formulated to assess the survival time of the patients after surgery with regard to several influence factors.