A new statistical model of tumor latency time

G. R. Haynatzki, K. Weron, V. R. Haynatzka

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A new statistical parametric model of carcinogenesis is proposed. The focus is on tumor latency times. The model makes use of extreme value theory following the line initially explored by Pike [1] and further developed by Klebanov et al. [2]. In this paper, we make the first attempt to take account of the interdependence between the cells in an initiated tissue developing into a malignant tumor. (C) 2000 Elsevier Science Ltd.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)251-256
Number of pages6
JournalMathematical and Computer Modelling
Issue number1-2
StatePublished - Jul 2000
Externally publishedYes


  • CED systems
  • Carcinogenesis
  • Cell dependence
  • Extreme value theory
  • Survival times
  • Tumor latency times

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Modeling and Simulation
  • Computer Science Applications

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