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R package TreatmentSelection

evaluate biomarkers used to guide patient treatment decisions

An R package containing a suite of descriptive and inferential methods designed to evaluate individual treatment selection markers and to compare candidate markers.

functions included are:

An older stable version of the package is available from CRAN. However, this version does not allow for multivariate models or time-to-event outcomes and will be phased out soon.


An updated version of the package with extended capabilities is currently under development. To install this version directly from github, type:

if (!require("devtools")) install.packages("devtools")

A tutorial highlighting the capabilities of the development version of the package (from github) is here: Tutorial


Janes H, Brown MD, Huang Y, Pepe MS. 2014. An Approach to Evaluating and Comparing Biomarkers for Patient Treatment Selection. International Journal of Biostatistics