Cancer in Switzerland: Situation and development from 1983 to 2007

Cancer in Switzerland: Situation and development from 1983 to 2007

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In Switzerland, 35,000 new cases of cancer are diagnosed every year. Every year, 16,000 persons die of cancer. This publication presents the current situation of cancer in Switzerland and its development over the past 25 years. After a general overview of all cancers, the main cancers of adults and children are presented with morbidity rates for the illness, the number of patients affected and the mortality rate, as well as trends over recent years and geographical differences. This analysis is completed with the description of risk factors and prevention options taken from the scientific literature.

Language EN
Other languages FR , IT , DE
Type Publication
Published on 07.02.2011
Published by Federal Statistical Office
Copyright Federal Statistical Office
Terms of Use OPEN-BY-ASK
Theme Health
Price* CHF  21.00
FSO number 1180-1000
Bibliographical references BiBTeX / RIS
Survey, statistics National cancer statistic
Cause of death and stillbirth statistics
Associated documents Cancer in Switzerland: situation and development from 1983 to 2007



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