High-Level Interface for Survival Analysis and Associated Plots

A high-level interface to perform survival analysis, including Kaplan-Meier analysis and log-rank tests and Cox regression. Aims at providing a clear and elegant syntax, support for use in a pipeline, structured output and plotting. Builds upon the 'survminer' package for Kaplan-Meier plots and provides a customizable implementation for forest plots. Kaplan & Meier (1958) Cox (1972) Peto & Peto (1972) .


The goal of survivalAnalysis is to provide a high-level, elegant interface for the most frequent tasks of survival analysis, with a focus on the needs of clinical oncology. The syntax follows the tidyverse philosophy and is made to be used in a pipeline.

Installation

Install from CRAN:

install.packages("survivalAnalysis")

Or install the latest git version from bitbucket:

devtools::install_bitbucket("mwiesweg/survivalAnalysis")

Components

The following areas are covered:

  • Univariate analysis
    • Descriptive statistics
    • Log-rank test
    • Pair-wise comparisons
  • Multivariate analysis / Cox regression
  • Kaplan-Meier plots based on survminer
    • Ready-to-use plot by passing the univariate analysis result
    • High-level support for grids of KM plots
  • Forest plots based on ggplot2
    • Easy creation by passing the multivariate analysis result, or multiple univariate analysis results
    • Highly customizable

Getting Started

This package comes with two vignettes, which guide you through all core functionality and are recommended to get started.

News

survivalAnalysis 0.1.1

  • export identity_order, which is used by forest plots
  • work around upstream name collision (flatten_raw in purrr and rlang)

survivalAnalysis 0.1.0

  • initial release

Reference manual

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install.packages("survivalAnalysis")

0.1.1 by Marcel Wiesweg, 9 months ago


Browse source code at https://github.com/cran/survivalAnalysis


Authors: Marcel Wiesweg [aut, cre]


Documentation:   PDF Manual  


GPL-3 license


Imports grDevices, graphics, stats, utils, survival, rlang, dplyr, forcats, magrittr, purrr, stringr, tibble, tidyr, gridExtra, ggplot2, scales, survminer, cowplot, tidytidbits

Suggests knitr, rmarkdown, tidyverse


See at CRAN