treatment effect

Wednesday, November 7, 2018 - 9:20am - 10:10am
Xuming He (University of Michigan)
Subgroup analysis is frequently used to account for the treatment effect heterogeneity in clinical trials. When a treatment is seen marginally effective for the population of the original study, it is tempting to consider post hoc subgroup identification. When a highly promising subgroup is selected this way, serious questions have to be asked about the potential risks and rewards of the subgroup pursuit.
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