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Comparing the effectiveness of selected methods of cancer treatment. Prostate cancer, breast cancer and lung cancer via survival analysis
Šimonková, Karolína ; Šimpach, Ondřej (advisor) ; Pechholdová, Markéta (referee)
This diploma thesis deals with various ways of treatment of selected oncological diseases and the effectiveness of treatment methods and evaluation of the influence of various factors influencing the survival of patients. The activity of individual healing processes is evaluated by survival analysis. The subjects of the study are patients with breast, lung and prostate cancer. The survival analysis considers the sex of the patient, the age and stage of his illness, and other factors to avoid distorted results. The aim of the work is to find out the effects of selected therapeutic procedures on patients' health and to identify factors that have a significant impact on the survival of patients. The data for the diploma thesis was provided by the Institute of Health Information and Statistics of the Czech Republic, the Statistical Office, the National Cancer Register (NOR), the US SEER database and the German Breast Cancer Study.
The reasons for human life prolonging comparing the regions of the Czech republic
Šimonková, Karolína ; Šimpach, Ondřej (advisor) ; Cséfalvaiová, Kornélia (referee)
The thesis discusses the reasons for human life prolonging and studies diseases mortality evolution from 1994 to 2012. The paper focuses on possible reasons for increasing or decreasing of specific diseases mortality. The diseases are examined in all individual Czech regions. The changes of average human age are calculated by using absolute growth rates, both for the Czech Republic and for each Czech region in the period 1994 to 2012. The thesis also ascertains the degree of dependence between population living standards and the average age at death. Living standard is evaluated according to socioeconomic aspects.

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