Cancer mortality in the United States and Germany

  title={Cancer mortality in the United States and Germany},
  author={Nikolaus Becker and Joshua E. Muscat and Ernst L. Wynder},
  journal={Journal of Cancer Research and Clinical Oncology},
Purpose: The USA and Germany are currently two of the world's leading industrial nations with comparable standards of living and considerable similarities in lifestyle. Fifty years ago, i.e., in the years following the Second World War, the living conditions in the two countries were completely different. If it is true that the major part of cancer occurrence is lifestyle-related, we should see corresponding discrepancies and assimilations on the level of cancer occurrence. Methods: As an… CONTINUE READING