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Survival of endometrial cancer patients in Germany in the early 21st century: a period analysis by age, histology, and stage

  • Tianhui Chen1, 2, 6Email author,
  • Lina Jansen2,
  • Adam Gondos2,
  • Meike Ressing3,
  • Bernd Holleczek4,
  • Alexander Katalinic5,
  • Hermann Brenner2Email author and
  • The GEKID Cancer Survival Working Group7
BMC Cancer201212:128

DOI: 10.1186/1471-2407-12-128

Received: 21 December 2011

Accepted: 30 March 2012

Published: 30 March 2012

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Original Submission
21 Dec 2011 Submitted Original manuscript
Resubmission - Version 2
Submitted Manuscript version 2
19 Jan 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Timo Hakulinen
11 Feb 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Marjetka Ur¿i¿ Vr¿¿aj
16 Feb 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Henry Kitchener
27 Feb 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Laura Woods
19 Mar 2012 Author responded Author comments - Tianhui Chen
Resubmission - Version 3
19 Mar 2012 Submitted Manuscript version 3
30 Mar 2012 Editorially accepted
30 Mar 2012 Article published 10.1186/1471-2407-12-128

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Authors’ Affiliations

Institute of Social and Family Medicine, School of Public Health, Zhejiang University
Division of Clinical Epidemiology and Aging Research, German Cancer Research Center
Cancer Registry of Rhineland-Palatinate, Institute of Medical Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Informatics, University Medical Center, Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz
Saarland Cancer Registry
Institute for Clinical Epidemiology, Cancer Registry of Schleswig-Holstein, University of Lübeck
Institute of Social and Family Medicine, School of Medicine (Post box 25#), Zhejiang University
Members of the GEKID Cancer Survival Working Group are listed in the acknowledgements