Long-term prognosis of cancer patients in Germany:Up-to-date national estimates, regional variation and international comparisons

Hermann Brenner & Alexander Katalinic
Background: Monitoring cancer survival by population-based cancer registries is a prerequisite for evaluating overall quality of cancer care. In the past, population-based cancer survival data from Germany were often restricted to Saarland (about 1 of >80 million inhabitants). Methods: We set[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]