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Re: st: cancer dataset


From   rgutierrez@stata.com (Roberto G. Gutierrez, StataCorp LP)
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: cancer dataset
Date   Mon, 08 Oct 2007 12:20:13 -0500

Jean-Benoit Hardouin <jean-benoit.hardouin@univ-nantes.fr> asks:

> I search informations about the cancer.dta dataset which is available with
> -webuse- under Stata. My aim is to use this dataset to illustrate a lecture
> on survival analysis in a biomedical master (with student more interested by
> the medical research than by subtleties of the Cox models). I search for
> example the locations of these cancers, and more informations if possible.

The cancer dataset that ships with Stata (cancer.dta) is entirely fictional, 
with no location of the cancers ever conceived.

--Bobby
rgutierrez@stata.com
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