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On a general structure for hazard-based regression models: An application to population-based cancer research

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On a general structure for hazard-based regression models: An application to population-based cancer research. / Rubio Alvarez, Francisco Javier; Remontet, Laurent; Jewell, Nicholas P; Belot, Aurelien.

In: Statistical Methods in Medical Research, 01.08.2018.

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Rubio Alvarez, FJ, Remontet, L, Jewell, NP & Belot, A 2018, 'On a general structure for hazard-based regression models: An application to population-based cancer research', Statistical Methods in Medical Research. https://doi.org/10.1177/0962280218782293

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Rubio Alvarez, F. J., Remontet, L., Jewell, N. P., & Belot, A. (2018). On a general structure for hazard-based regression models: An application to population-based cancer research. Statistical Methods in Medical Research. https://doi.org/10.1177/0962280218782293

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Rubio Alvarez FJ, Remontet L, Jewell NP, Belot A. On a general structure for hazard-based regression models: An application to population-based cancer research. Statistical Methods in Medical Research. 2018 Aug 1. https://doi.org/10.1177/0962280218782293

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Rubio Alvarez, Francisco Javier ; Remontet, Laurent ; Jewell, Nicholas P ; Belot, Aurelien. / On a general structure for hazard-based regression models: An application to population-based cancer research. In: Statistical Methods in Medical Research. 2018.

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