Tree Structured Prognostic Model for
Hepatocellular Carcinoma

 Outline

Background

Review of Literature

Review of Literature

Review of Literature

Review of Literature

Motivation

Objectives

Material and Method

   Table1. Pretreatment Base-Line  
                Characteristics of the Patients

   Table1. Pretreatment Base-Line  
                Characteristics of the Patients

     Table2. Changes in afp after Initial
                 Treatment in afp Secreating HCC

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  Fig.1 Survival Curves for HCC 
                 according to Treatment Group

   Fig.2 Survival Curves for HCC 
                        according to Tumor Stage

  Fig.3 Survival Curves for HCC 
                    according to CLIP Stage

  Fig.4 Survival Curves for HCC 
                   according to Lipidol Pattern

   Fig.5 Survival Curves for HCC 
                       according to Child Score

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Covariate Type

Split Covariate Selection

Bootstrap Calibration

How to select the covariate with the smallest p-value?

Unbiased covariates selection

Split Points or Split Sets

Fig.9 Tree-Structured Survival Model  for  HCC

  Fig.10  Scatterplot or Boxplots of
                       the MCS Resideals

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Fig.12  Tree-Structured Survival Model for HCC with Surgery

  Fig.13 Survival Curves for HCC with  
               Surgery according to pafp Score

  Fig.14 Tree-Structured Survival 
                       Model for HCC with TACE

 Fig.15 Survival Curves for HCC with
             TACE according to Node Groups

Remarks