The transition to retirement remains voluntary. People aged 50 and over are eligible for colorectal cancer, cervical cancer in women aged between 20 and 65
Cancer registries are complemented - Existing clinical cancer registries are complemented and unified nationwide. Objective is to cover the data of the patients to diagnose, treat, as well as aftercare and relapse. On the one hand, possible weaknesses of current treatments are stopped. In addition to drawing lessons for future cases in arrears and therapies be improved.Follow This Approach
Especially in East Germany there are such data collections for years, also in Bavaria registers are set up in the West but gape still large gaps. Today, many patients are treated according to experts, only 30 to 40 percent according to the medical guidelines. Annually 400000-500000 people develop cancer in Germany.
The start has been made - The structure of the cancer registry but will take a few more years. Late last year there was an agreement to finance the construction of eight million Euros. The German Cancer Aid takes over 90 percent of the cost, the countries 800 000 EUR. Even so far such data collections had brought insights. It was recognized about that not all nodes need to be removed in the armpit area at each breast cancer surgery.
It has been decided with the law also rules against unnecessary surgeries in hospitals. So it should be no agreements of clinics with their head physicians more, targeting multiple treatments. The Hospital Company shall make appropriate recommendations.