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Press release No. N 007 of 2 February 2023 World Cancer Day: record low of in-patient cancer treatments in 2021

In 2021, just under 1.44 million patients were treated for cancer in hospitals on an in-patient basis. The number of in-patient cancer treatments in the second Covid year thus fell to a record low within the last 20 years as reported by the Federal …

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Press release No. 544 of 16 December 2022 Causes of death statistics 2021: 7% of all deaths directly due to Covid-19

A total of 1,023,687 people died in Germany in 2021 according to final results of causes of death statistics; 515,559 of them were men and 508,128 women. The Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) also reports that the number of deaths rose by 3.9% …

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Press release No. N 064 of 2 November 2022 Number of in-patient treatments for testicular cancer down by 40% within 20 years

The number of in-patient treatments for testicular cancer fell by 40% within 20 years. Roughly 10,900 boys and men all over Germany were treated in hospital for testicular cancer in 2020. This is reported by the Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) …

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Press release No. N 033 of 30 May 2022 Number of women dying of lung and bronchial cancer significantly higher than 20 years ago

Approximately 75,500 people died of smoking-specific illnesses in Germany in 2020. 46,100 of these cases were due to lung, bronchial, laryngeal or tracheal cancer and 29,400 to chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). To mark the World No …

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Press release No. N 018 of 6 April 2022 Skin cancer led to 81% more hospital treatments in 2020 and 53% more deaths than in 2000

Climate change is not only a danger to nature and the environment but can also be a growing health risk for humans. In the context of a changing climate, excessive UV radiation and sunburns, for example, can be possible causes of diseases such as …

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Press release No. N 005 of 3 February 2022 In-patient cancer treatments down 6% in 2020

Fewer patients were treated for cancer in hospital in 2020 than a year earlier. To coincide with World Cancer Day, the Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) reports that just under 1.45 million people suffering from cancer were treated in hospital, …

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Press release No. 563 of 9 December 2021 Coronavirus pandemic has led to excess mortality in Germany

The coronavirus waves have led to excess mortality in Germany. This has been ascertained by the Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) based on an evaluation of the death statistics in the course of the pandemic. This has also led to excess death …

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Press release No. 505 of 4 November 2021 Causes of death statistics, 2020: number of deaths up 4.9%

A total of 985,572 people died in Germany in 2020 according to final results of causes of death statistics, of whom 492,797 were men and 492,775 women. The Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) also reports that the number of deaths rose by 4.9% …

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Press release No. 327 of 8 July 2021 First provisional results of the 2020 causes of death statistics including data on COVID-19 and suicides

Provisional results of the causes of death statistics show that the COVID-19 disease was indicated on 36,291 cause of death certificates in 2020. It was the cause of death in 30,136 cases, while it was a concomitant disease in 6,151 cases. According …

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Press release No. N 010 of 3 February 2021 A quarter of all deaths in Germany caused by cancer in 2019

In 2019, roughly 231,000 people died from cancer in Germany: 125,000 men and 106,000 women. To coincide with the World Cancer Day, the Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) reports that a quarter of all deaths was caused by cancer. This proportion …