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  • Baker SG, Heidenberger K. Choosing sample sizes to maximize expected health benefits subject to a constraint on total trial costs. Med Decis Making 1989;9:14-25.
  • Baker SG. Innovations in screening: evaluating periodic screening without using data from a control group. In: Engstrom PF, Anderson P, Mortenson L (eds). Advances in Cancer Control VI. New York: Alan R. Liss, 1989:15-21.
  • Byar DP, Corle DK, Brown CC. Observations on acid phosphatase in the VACURG studies of prostatic cancer. In: Catalona WJ, Coffey DS, Karr JP (eds). Clinical Aspects of Prostate Cancer. New York: Elsevier Science, 1989;29-36.
  • DiMagno EP, Corle DK, O'Brien JF, Masnyk IJ, Go VOW, Aamodt R. Effect of long-term freezer storage, thawing, and refreezing on selected constituents of serum. Mayo Clin Proc 1989;64:1226-1234.
  • Fang K-T, Xu J-L. A class of multivariate distributions including the multivariate logistic. Journal of Mathematical Research and Exposition 1989;9:91-98.
  • Gail MH, Brinton LA, Byar DP, Corle DK, Green SB, Schairer C, Mulvihill JJ. Projecting individualized probabilities of developing breast cancer for white females who are being examined annually. J Natl Cancer Inst 1989;81(24):1879-1886.
  • Kindman LA, Gilbert HS, Almenoff JS, Ginsberg H, Fagerstrom R, Teirstein AS. High-density lipoprotein cholesterol is reduced in patients with sarcoidosis. Am J Med 1989;86:376-378.
  • Kipnis V. Relevancy criterion for discriminating among alternative model specifications. In: 1989 Proceedings of the Symposium on the Interface: Computing Science and Statistics. American Statistical Association 1989;376-381.
  • Light L, Tenney J, Portnoy B, Kessler L, Rogers AB, Patterson BH, Matthews O, Katz E, Blair JE, Evans SK, Tuckermanty E. Eat for Health: a nutrition and cancer control supermarket intervention. Public Health Rep 1989;104:443-450.
  • Mattson ME, Boyd G, Byar D, Brown C, Callahan JR, Corle DK, Cullen JW, Greenblatt J, Haley NJ, Hammond SK, Lewtas J, Reeves W. Passive smoking on commercial airline flights. JAMA 1989;61:867-872.
  • Patterson BH, Levander OA, Helzlsouer K, McAdam PA, Lewis SA, Taylor PR, Veillon C, Zech LA. Human selenite metabolism: a kinetic model. Am J Physiol 1989;257 (Regulatory Integrative Comp Physiol 26):R556-R567.
  • Patterson BH, Piantadosi S. Endpoint identification: selection and ascertainment. In: Moon TE, Micozzi M (eds). Nutrition and Cancer Prevention. New York: Marcel Dekker, 1989;491-512.
  • Taylor PR, Schatzkin A, Patterson BH, Schiffman M, Albanes D. Clinical metabolic studies in cancer research. Prev Med 1989;18:194-202.
  • Xu J-L, Fang K-T. The expected values of zonal polynomials of elliptically contoured distributions. Acta Mathematicae Applicatae Sinica (English Edition) 1989;5:6-14.
  • Baker SG, Laird NM. Regression analysis for categorical variables with outcome subject to nonignorable nonresponse. J Am Stat Assoc 1988;83:62-69.
  • Block G, Rosenberger WF, Patterson BH. Calories, fat, and cholesterol: intake patterns in the US population, by race, sex, and age. Am J Public Health 1988;78:1150-1155.
  • Byar DP, Corle DK. Hormone therapy for prostate cancer: results of the Veterans Administration Cooperative Urological Research Group studies. NCI Monogr 1988;7:165-170.
  • Carter CL, Corle DK, Micozzi MS, Schatzkin A, Taylor PR. A prospective study of the development of breast cancer in 16,692 women with benign breast disease. Am J Epidemiol 1988;128(3):467-477.
  • DerSimonian R, Baker SG. Two-process models for discrete-time serial categorical response. Stat Med 1988;7:965-974.
  • Fagerstrom R, Thornton J. Basic statistics and their use in aging research. In: Kent B, Butler R (eds). Human Aging Research: Concepts & Techniques. New York: Raven Press, 1988;25-40.
  • Fang K-T, Xu J-L, Teng C-Y. Likelihood ratio criteria testing hypotheses about parameters of a class of matrix elliptically contoured distributions. Northeastern Math J 1988;4:241-252.
  • Kipnis V. A pseudosample approach to model discrimination in regression analysis. In: 1988 Proceedings of the Business and Economic Statistics Section of the American Statistical Association. American Statistical Association, 1988.
  • Kipnis V. Assessment of prediction procedures in multiple regression analysis. In: 1988 Proceedings of the Symposium on the Interface: Computing Science and Statistics. American Statistical Association 1988;458-63.
  • Liu L, Chaudhari N, Corle DK, Sherins RJ. Comparison of pulsatile subcutaneous gonadotropin-releasing hormone and exogenous gonadotropins in the treatment of men with isolated hypogonadotropic hypogonadism. Fertil Steril 1988;49(2):302-308.
  • Madsen PO, Graversen PH, Gasser TC, Corle DK. Treatment of localized prostatic cancer. radical prostatectomy versus placebo: a 15-year follow-up. Scand J Urol Nephrol Suppl 1988;110:95-100.
  • Patterson BH, Block G. Food choices and the cancer guidelines. Am J Public Health 1988;78:282-286.
  • Prorok PC. Mathematical models in colorectal cancer screening. In: Chamberlain J, Miller AB (eds). Screening for Gastrointestinal Cancer. Toronto: Hans Huber Publishers, 1988;45-51.
  • Prorok PC. Mathematical models of breast cancer screening. In: Day NE, Miller AB (eds). Screening for Breast Cancer. Toronto: Hans Huber Publishers, 1988; 95-104.
  • Fang K-T, Xu J-L. Mills' ratio of multivariate normal distributions and spherical distributions. Acta Mathematicae Sinica 1987;30:248-257.
  • Fang K-T, Fan J-Q, Xu J-L. The distributions of quadratic forms of random idempotent matrices with their applications. Chinese Journal of Applied Probability and Statistics 1987;3:289-297.
  • Fang K-T, Xu J-L (eds). Statistical Distributions. Beijing: Science Press, 1987.
  • Kipnis V. Model selection and predictive assessment in multiple regression. In: 1987 Proceedings of the Statistical Computing Section of the American Statistical Association. American Statistical Association 1987;170-174.
  • Meier DE, Orwoll ES, Keenan EJ, Fagerstrom RM. Marked decline in trabecular bone mineral content in healthy men with age: lack of association with sex steroid levels. J Am Geriatr Soc 1987;35:189-197.
  • Patterson BH. The impact of screening and eliminating preexisting cases on sample size requirements for cancer prevention trials. Control Clin Trials 1987;8:87-95.
  • Piantadosi S, Patterson BH. A method for predicting accrual, cost, and paper flow in clinical trials. Control Clin Trials 1987;8:202-215.
  • Pinsker ISh, Kipnis V, Grechanovsky E. The use of conditional cut-offs in a forward selection procedure. Commun Stat-Theor Meth 1987;16:2227-2241.
  • Siris SG, Morgan V, Fagerstrom R, Rifkin A, Cooper TB. Adjunctive imipramine in the treatment of post-psychotic depression: a controlled trial. Arch General Psych 1987;44:533-539.
  • Xu J-L. Inverse Dirichlet distribution and its applications. Acta Mathematicae Applicatae Sinica 1987;10:91-100.
  • Aron JL, Prorok PC. An analysis of the mortality effect in a breast cancer screening study. Int J Epidemiol 1986;15:36-43.
  • Chamberlain J, Day NE, Hakama M, Miller AB, Prorok PC. UICC workshop of the project on evaluation of screening programmes for gastrointestinal cancer. Int J Cancer 1986;37:329-334.
  • Connelly RR, Levin DL. Epidemiologie des Pankreaskarzinoms (Chapter 1.1). In: Beger HG, Bittner R (eds). Das Pankreaskarzinom. Berlin, Springer-Verlag, 1986:1-15.
  • Day NE, Baines CJ, Chamberlain J, Hakama M, Miller AB, Prorok P. UICC project on screening for cancer: report of the workshop on screening for breast cancer. Int J Cancer 1986;38:303-308.
  • Eisenkraft JB, Papatestas AE, Kahn CH, Mora CT, Fagerstrom R, Genkins G. Predicting the need for postoperative mechanical ventilation in myasthenia gravis. Anesthesiology 1986;65:79-82.
  • Fang K-T, Xu J-L. The direct operations of symmetric and lower-triangular matrices with their applications. Northeastern Math J 1986;2:4-16.
  • IARC Working Group on Cervical Cancer Screening. Screening for squamous cervical cancer--the duration of low risk following negative results in cervical cytology tests: introduction. In: Hakama M, Miller AB, Day NE (eds). Screening for Cancer of the Uterine Cervix. IARC Scientific Publications No. 76, Lyon: International Agency for Research on Cancer, 1986;15-24.
  • IARC Working Group on Cervical Cancer Screening. Summary chapter. In: Hakama M, Miller AB, Day NE (eds). Screening for Cancer of the Uterine Cervix. IARC Scientific Publications No. 76, Lyon: International Agency for Research on Cancer, 1986;133-142.
  • IARC Working Group on Evaluation of Cervical Cancer Screening Programmes. Screening for squamous cervical cancer: duration of low risk after negative results of cervical cytology and its implication for screening policies. Br Med J 1986;293:659-664.
  • Levin DL, Gail MH, Kessler LG, Eddy DM. A model for projecting cancer incidence and mortality in the presence of prevention, screening, and treatment programs. In: Cancer Control Objectives for the Nation: 1985-2000. NCI Monographs #2, 1986;83-93.
  • Mason TJ, Prorok PC, Costlow RD. Conference on medical screening and biological monitoring for the effects of exposure in the workplace, part II. J Occup Med 1986;10:28.
  • Mason TJ, Prorok PC, Neeld WE, Vogler WJ. Screening for bladder cancer at the DuPont Chambers Works: initial findings. J Occup Med 1986;28:1011-1016.
  • Papatestas AE, Fagerstrom R, Aufses AH Jr. Association of tumor differentiation with hormone receptors and obesity in women with breast cancer. In: Angeli A, Barlow HL, Dogliotti L (eds). Endocrinology of the Breast: Basic and Clinical Aspects. New York: New York Academy of Sciences, 1986;550-552.
  • Patterson BH, Bilgrad R. Use of the National Death Index in cancer studies. J Natl Cancer Inst 1986;77:877-881.
  • Pinsker ISh, Kipnis V, Grechanovsky E. A recursive formula for the probability of occurrence of at least m out of N events. Am Stat 1986;40:275-276.
  • Pinsker ISh, Kipnis V, Grechanovsky E. Conditional cut-offs in the stepwise regression analysis (in Russian). In: The Design of Experiments. Moscow: Znanie, 1986;89-92.
  • Prorok PC, Connor RJ. Screening for the early detection of cancer. Cancer Invest 1986;4:225-238.
  • Prorok PC. Mathematical models and natural history in cervical cancer screening. In: Hakama M, Miller AB, Day NE (eds). Screening for Cancer of the Uterine Cervix. IARC Scientific Publications No. 76, Lyon: International Agency for Research on Cancer, 1986;185-196.
  • Stern RS, Weinstein MC, Baker SG. Risk reduction for nonmelanoma skin cancer with childhood sunscreen use. Arch Dermatol 1986;122:537-545.
  • Blanke H, Cohen M, Karsch KR, Fagerstrom R, Rentrop KP. Prevalence and significance of residual flow to the infarct zone during the acute phase of myocardial infarction. J Am College Cardiol 1985;5:827-831.
  • Chitkara U, Berkowitz GS, Levine R, Riden DJ, Fagerstrom RM, Chervenak FA, Berkowitz RL. Twin pregnancy: routine use of ultrasound examinations in the prenatal diagnosis of IUGR and discordant growth. Am J Perinatol 1985;2:49-54.
  • Fang K-T, Xu J-L, Zhang H-Q. Log-linear Models and Its Applications. Beijing: Academia Sinica, 1985.
  • Fang K-T, Xu J-L. Likelihood ratio criteria testing hypotheses about parameters of elliptically contoured distributions. Math in Economics 1985;2:1-19.
  • Greenwald P, Costlow R, Prorok P, Sondik EJ. Screening in the context of cancer control. In: Miller AB (ed). Screening for Cancer. New York: Academic Press, 1985;25-48.
  • Hakama M, Chamberlain J, Day NE, Miller AB, Prorok PC. Evaluation of screening programmes for gynaecological cancer. Br J Cancer 1985;52:669-673.
  • Machac J, Horowitz SF, Fagerstrom R, Levine R, Goldsmith SJ. Characterization and automatic identification of ECG abnormalities using segmental multiharmonic Fourier analysis of gated blood pool scintigrams. Eur J Nuclear Med 1985;11:210-216.
  • Morrow JS, Levin DL, Kyle RA, Rosen SW. Placental proteins as tumor markers in human monoclonal gammopathies: results in 109 patients. Tumour Biology 1985;6:221-232.
  • Patterson BH, Smith PJ. Asymptotic and finite sample behavior of the time on test estimator under random censorship when lifetimes are not exponential. Commun Stat 1985;14:1643-1658.
  • Pinsker ISh, Kipnis V, Grechanovsky E. The use of the F-statistic in the forward selection regression algorithm. In: 1985 Proceedings of the Statistical Computing Section of the American Statistical Association. American Statistical Association, 1985;419-423.
  • Pinsker ISh, Trunov V, Kipnis V, Aidu E. Imitation estimators for quality of decisions (in Russian). In: Pinsker ISh (ed). Search for a Relationship and Estimation of Error. Moscow: Nauka, 1985;14-32.
  • Thompson TC, Izmirlian G, Lemon S, Truhlar DG, Mead CA. Consistent analytic representation of the two lowest potential energy surfaces for Li3, Na3, and K3. Journal of Chemical Physics 1985;82(12):5597-5603
  • Winawer SJ, Prorok P, Macrae F, Bralow SP. Surveillance and early diagnosis of colorectal cancer. Cancer Detect Prev 1985;8:373-392.
  • Black MM, Hankey BF, Aron JL, Prorok PC. Possible immunological implications of an association between the stages of first and second independent breast cancer. Breast Cancer Research and Treatment 1984;4:95-104.
  • Byar DP, Corle DK. Analysis of prognostic factors for prostatic cancer in the VACURG studies. In: Denis L, Murphy G, Prout G, Schroder F (eds). Controlled Clinical Trials in Urologic Oncology. New York: Raven Press, 1984;174-189.
  • Chen JS, Prorok PC. Lead time estimation in a controlled screening program. Am J Epidemiol 1983;118:740-751.
  • Corle DK, Sears ME, Olson KB. Relationship of quantitative estrogen-receptor level and clinical response to cytotoxic chemotherapy in advanced breast cancer: an extramural analysis. Cancer 1984;54(8):554-561.
  • Ginsberg H, Grabowski GA, Gibson JC, Fagerstrom R, GoldblattJ, Gilbert HS, Desnick RJ. Reduced plasma concentrations of total, low density lipoprotein and high density lipoprotein cholesterol in patients with Gaucher type 1 disease. Clinical Genetics 1984;26:109-116.
  • Prorok PC, Miller AB (eds.). Screening for Cancer I. - General Principles on Evaluation of Screening for Cancer and Screening for Lung, Bladder and Oral Cancer, Vol. 78. Geneva: UICC Technical Report Series, 1984.
  • Prorok PC, Chamberlain J, Day NE, Hakama M, Miller AB. UICC workshop on the evaluation of screening programmes for cancer. Int J Cancer 1984;34:1-4.
  • Prorok PC. Evaluation of screening programs for the early detection of cancer. In: Cornell RG (ed). Statistical Methods for Cancer Studies. New York: Marcel Dekker,1984;267-328.
  • Prorok PC. Methodologic issues in randomized controlled trials of screening. In: Prorok PC, Miller AB (eds). Screening for Cancer I. - General Principles on Evaluation of Screening for Cancer and Screening for Lung, Bladder and Oral Cancer, Vol. 78. Geneva: UICC Technical Report Series, 1984;18-28.
  • Rentrop KP, Feit F, Blanke H, Stecy P, Schneider R, Rey M, HorowitzS, Goldman M, Karsch K, Meilman H, Cohen M, Siegel S, Sanger J, Gorlin R, Fagerstrom R, Calhoun WF. Effects of intracoronary streptokinase and intracoronary nitroglycerin infusion on coronary angiographic patterns and mortality inpatients with acute myocardial infarction. New Eng J Med 1984;311:1457-1463.
  • Byar DP, Corle DK. Studies of acid phosphatase in prostatic cancer. In: Pavone-Macaluso M, Smith PH, (eds). Cancer of the Prostate and Kidney. Plenum Press,1983;159-166.
  • Chen JS, Prorok PC. An age dependent stochastic model of periodic screening: basic properties. Math Biosci 1983;65:69-91.
  • Chen JS, Prorok PC, Graff KM. An age dependent stochastic model of periodic screening: length bias at a prevalence screen. Math Biosci 1983;65:93-123.
  • Fagerstrom RM, Meeter DA. The design and analysis of a simulation: tolerance quantiles and random walk designs. Communications in Statistics -- Simulation and Computation 1983;12:541-558.
  • Fisher SG, Levin DL. The sexual knowledge and attitudes of professional nurses caring for oncology patients. Cancer Nurs 1983;6:55-62.
  • Kipnis V, Pinkser ISh. Imitation estimators of losses in autoregressive prediction (in Russian). VINITI Monograph 2404-83. Moscow: USSR Academy of Sciences, 1983.
  • Masnyk IJ, Sears M, Corle D. Serum bank for biological markers for breast cancer. J Natl Cancer Inst 1983;71:875-876.
  • Moskowitz G, Chalmers TC, Sacks HS, Fagerstrom R, Smith H. Deficiencies of clinical trials of alcohol withdrawal. Alcohol Clin Exp Res 1983;7:42-46.
  • Austin FC, Boone CW, Levin DL, et al. Breast cancer skin test antigens of increased sensitivity prepared from vesicular stomatitis virus-infected cells. Cancer 1982;49:2034-2042.
  • Levin DL. Complicated strings made easy. Interface 101:105-109, National Institutes of Health, Division of Computer Research and Technology, March 1982.
  • Levin DL. Enhanced graphic string writing. Interface 101: 21-22, National Institutes of Health, Division of Computer Research and Technology, March 1982.
  • Prorok PC. Bounded recurrence times and lead time in the design of a repetitive screening program. J Appl Prob 1982;19:10-19.
  • Baum ML, Anish DS, Chalmers TC, Sacks HS, Smith H, Fagerstrom RM. A survey of clinical trials of antibiotic prophylaxis in colon surgery: evidence against further use of no-treatment controls. New Eng J Med 1981;305:795-799.
  • Byar DP, Corle DK, the VACURG. VACURG randomised trial of radical prostatectomy for stages I and II prostatic cancer. Veterans Administration Cooperative Urologic Research Group.Urology 1981;17(4 Suppl):7-11.
  • Byar DP, Corle DK. Randomized study of prostatic cancer (letter).Urology 1981;18:219-220.
  • Gilbert HS, Ginsberg H, Fagerstrom R, Brown WV. Characterization of hypocholesterolemia in myeloproliferative disease. Am J Med 1981;71:595-602.
  • Levin DL, Connelly RR, Devesa SS. Demographic characteristics of cancer of the pancreas: mortality, incidence, and survival. Cancer 1981;47(6):1456-1468.
  • Levin DL, Connelly RR. Epidemiology. In: Cohn C Jr, Hastings PR (eds). Pancreatic Cancer. Geneva, Switzerland: International Union Against Cancer, UICC, Technical Report Series 1981;57:5-12.
  • Prorok PC, Hankey BF, Bundy BN. Concepts and problems in the evaluation of screening programs. J Chronic Dis 1981;34:159-171.
  • Prorok PC, Mason TJ, Saccomanno G, Archer VE. Relationships between duration of sputum cytologic states and carcinogenic exposures among uranium miners. In: Gomez M (ed): Proceedings of the International Conference on Radiation Hazards in Mining: Control, Measurement and Medical Aspects. Kingsport, TN: Kingsport Press, 1981;957-961.
  • Levin DL (ed). Cancer Epidemiology in the USA & USSR. US Dept of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service Publ. No. (NIH) 80-2044. Bethesda, MD, Govt Print Off, 1980:240.
  • Madsen PO, Maigaard S, Corle DK, Byar DP. Radical prostatectomy for carcinoma of the prostate: stages I and II. In: Rost A, Fiedler N (eds). Proceedings of the International Symposium on the Treatment of Carcinoma of the Prostate. Berlin: Urologische Klinik, Klinikum Steglitz, Freie Universitat. 1980;46-55.
  • O'Brien SJ, Gail MH, Levin DL. Correlative genetic variation in natural populations of cats, mice and men. Nature1980;288:580-583.
  • Schneiderman MA, Levin DL. Needs, problems, and prospects in cancer epidemiology. In: Levin DL (ed). Cancer Epidemiology in the USA & USSR. US Dept of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service Publ. No. (NIH) 80-2044. Bethesda, MD, Govt Print Off, 1980:25-28.


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