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Table 5 Total number of events required, e, and total sample size, n, for detecting various effect sizes for Event M (distant metastasis)

From: Analysis and design of randomised clinical trials involving competing risks endpoints

Variables Cause-specific hazard Subdistribution hazard
  csHR e n subHR e n
Nodal status (Absent, Present) 0.40 38 153 0.39 38 231
Treatment (CRT, RT) 0.43 45 209 0.43 45 274
Tumour size (1, 2-4) 0.71 268 1209 0.75 379 2304