This thesis discusses real-world evidence obtained from observational outcome studies in two clinical areas: head and neck cancer and lung cancer. It shows the use of real-world data in addition to clinical trial evidence. Furthermore, it discusses the design of patient registries to collect real-world data.

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Keywords Real-world data, Real-world evidence, Head cancer, Neck cancer, Lung cancer, Oncology
Promotor C.A. Uyl-de Groot (Carin)
Publisher Erasmus University Rotterdam
Sponsor The studies in this thesis were financially supported by Merck BV (chapter I-III), the Netherlands Organisation for Health Research and Development (ZonMW, chapter III) and GlaxoSmithKline BV (chapter V-VI).
ISBN 978-94-6169-731-8
Persistent URL hdl.handle.net/1765/78915
van der Linden, N. (2015, October 23). The use of real-world data in lung and head and neck oncology. Erasmus University Rotterdam. Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/1765/78915