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Evaluation of Prediction Models for Decision-Making: Beyond Calibration and Discrimination

  • Lars Holmberg mail,

    lars.holmberg@kcl.ac.uk

    Affiliations: Regional Cancer Center Uppsala Örebro, Uppsala University Hospital, Uppsala, Sweden, Department of Surgical Sciences, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden, Division of Cancer Studies, School of Medicine, King's College London, London, United Kingdom

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  • Andrew Vickers

    Affiliation: Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York, United States of America

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  • Published: July 30, 2013
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1001491

About the Authors

Lars Holmberg
Regional Cancer Center Uppsala Örebro, Uppsala University Hospital, Uppsala, Sweden
Lars Holmberg
Department of Surgical Sciences, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden
Lars Holmberg
Division of Cancer Studies, School of Medicine, King's College London, London, United Kingdom
Andrew Vickers
Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: lars.holmberg@kcl.ac.uk

Competing Interests

The authors declare no competing interests.

Author Contributions

Wrote the first draft of the manuscript: LH. Contributed to the writing of the manuscript: LH AV. ICMJE criteria for authorship read and met: LH AV.