R Dataset / Package survival / leukemia


On this Picostat.com statistics page, you will find information about the leukemia data set which pertains to Acute Myelogenous Leukemia survival data. The leukemia data set is found in the survival R package. You can load the leukemia data set in R by issuing the following command at the console data("leukemia"). This will load the data into a variable called leukemia. If R says the leukemia data set is not found, you can try installing the package by issuing this command install.packages("survival") and then attempt to reload the data. If you need to download R, you can go to the R project website. You can download a CSV (comma separated values) version of the leukemia R data set. The size of this file is about 466 bytes.

Acute Myelogenous Leukemia survival data


Survival in patients with Acute Myelogenous Leukemia. The question at the time was whether the standard course of chemotherapy should be extended ('maintainance') for additional cycles.




time: survival or censoring time
status: censoring status
x: maintenance chemotherapy given? (factor)


Rupert G. Miller (1997), Survival Analysis. John Wiley & Sons. ISBN: 0-471-25218-2.


Dataset imported from https://www.r-project.org.

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Attachment Size
dataset-59863.csv 466 bytes
Dataset License
GNU General Public License v2.0
Documentation License
GNU General Public License v2.0