Skip to main content

Table 5 5-year net survival estimates (relative survival (RS) and cause-specific survival (CSS)) using different methodsa

From: Cause of death for patients with breast cancer: discordance between death certificates and medical files, and impact on survival estimates

  5-year net survival, % (95% CI)
RS - Pohar Perme (in R) 93.2 (91.5, 94.8)
RS - Ederer II (in R) 93.7 (92.3, 95.2)
RS - Ederer II (in SAS) 92.8 (91.3, 94.2)
CSS (Medical files) (in SAS) 93.1 (91.9, 94.1)
CSS (Death certificates) (in SAS) 92.3 (91.2, 93.4)
  1. aPatients with COD available in both medical files and death certificates were selected (354 deaths). Years of diagnosis 2009-2014, follow-up of vital status up to December 31st, 2016