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2022 May 15

J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol

Impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on Melanoma and Non-melanoma skin cancer inpatient treatment in Germany – a nationwide analysis.


Kleemann J, Meissner M, Özistanbullu D, Balaban Ü, Old O, Kippenberger S, Kloka J, Kaufmann R, Zacharowski K, Friedrichson B
J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol. 2022 May 15.
PMID: 35570468.


SARS-CoV-2 has massively changed the care situation in hospitals worldwide. Although tumor care should not be affected, initial reports from European countries were suggestive for a decrease in skin cancer during the first pandemic wave and only limited data is available thereafter.