Evaluation of the implementation of the national S3 guideline “Diagnosis, therapy and aftercare for breast cancer in women” and its influence on population-based outcome in different regions of Germany

S. Schrodi, A. Tillack, A. Naas, A. Niedostate, C. Werner, B. Hollezek, C. Stegmaier, G. Schubert-Fritschle & J. Engel
Purpose: In 2004 the first national S3 guideline for the diagnosis, therapy and aftercare of breast cancer patients in Germany was implemented, and in 2008 the first update was released. The purpose of this study was to evaluate guideline adherence and possible influences on the quality of outcome in[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]