Trends in breast cancer survival in Germany from 1976 to 2008 – A period analysis by age and stage

Bernd Holleczek, Volker Arndt, Christa Stegmaier & Hermann Brenner
Background: Implementation of mammography screening and advances in breast cancer treatment are considered as main reasons for the decline in breast cancer mortality observed in many industrialized countries during the past two decades. The purpose of this study was to assess most recent 5-year relative[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]