lung cancer

Marc Witteman
Dec 26 '18 09:20

Mayor Marc Witteman of the municipality of Stichtse Vecht in the province of Utrecht passed away on Monday night from the effects of lung cancer. He was 57, the municipality said on Facebook.

Witteman announced in April last year that he was diagnosed with cancer. He continued working as mayor for almost 18 months until his health forced him to step down on August 1st. Yvonne van Mastrigt took over as acting mayor.

Coffin
Jul 19 '17 11:00

Dementia was the leading cause of death in the Netherlands last year with over 15 thousand cases, according to preliminary figures Statistics Netherlands released on Wednesday. The number of dementia related deaths is expected to only increase with the aging population.

Compared to 2015, the number of dementia related deaths increased by 7 percent. The increase was strongest among men with 11 percent. Dementia is the second most common cause of death among men, with lung cancer taking first place. Last year 5 thousand men died due to dementia in the country.

Eberhard van der Laan
May 29 '17 13:00

A video published online on Monday shows 30 Amsterdam residents, well known and unknown alike, promising Mayor Eberhard van der Laan that they will look after the city in their own way. The video was made by documentary researcher Ferm Verbeek, production house Wefilm, director Claudio de Oliveira Marques and concept developer Ruben Cussel, Het Parool reports.

Feb 2 '17 12:30

Amsterdam Eberhard van der Laan's announcement that was completely shocked what seems like the entire Netherlands, including commentators James Worthy, Theodor Holman and Janneke van der Horst. In columns written for their mayor in Het Parool, they have nothing but praise for Van der Laan.

Mosque
Jan 31 '17 09:31

The Union of Moroccan Mosques in Amsterdam and the Amsterdam imam association are calling on all mosques in the city to dedicate the Friday noon prayer to Mayor Eberhard van der Laan, who revealed on Friday that he was d AT5 reports.

Eberhard van der Laan
Jan 30 '17 12:10

The makers of app Omapost is introducing a new feature called Eberhardpost on Tuesday. With this feature users can send free get-well-soon cards to Amsterdam mayor Eberhard van der Laan, who announced on Friday that he was

Jan 27 '17 13:47

Amsterdam mayor Eberhard van der Laan has been diagnosed with metastatic lung cancer, he announced in a letter to the city council on Friday. More tests will give more clarity on his prognosis, but "it seems that the diagnosis gives little reason for optimism", he said in the letter, Het Parool reports.

Sep 2 '16 09:24

The number of people in the Netherlands dying of cancer is steadily decreasing. Over the past three decades, the number of cancer deaths in men decreased by a third, according to Statistics Netherlands. A steady decline in cancer deaths in women started in the 50's, though the decline is less significant due to an increase in women suffering from lung cancer.

Asbestos removal (asbestcrew.nl)
Jun 2 '16 11:50

The discovery of asbestos often leads to unnecessary panic, emotional reactions, evacuations and large scale cleaning operations, according a pamphlet titled Let's finally be normal about asbestos

Mar 25 '16 09:47

Johan Cruijff died just hours after arriving at the hospital for treatment. No one saw it coming, sports journalist and good friend Jaap de Groot said

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Mar 25 '16 08:31

On Friday most newspapers on the Netherlands are focused on Johan Cruijff, paying tribute to the football legend who passed away on Thursday.

Feb 3 '16 11:24

Football legend Johan Cruijff is dealing with his fight against cancer, which he was diagnosed with in October, in an optimistic way, son Jordi Cruijff said

Jan 8 '16 10:33

Johan Cruijff is doing “very well” in his battle against lung cancer, his son Jordi told NOS Radio. The elder Cruijff, a legendary Dutch national football player and successful coach, announced his illness to the world in October.

Oct 26 '15 16:20

Football legend Johan Cruijff is touched by the way the media responded to the news of his lung cancer diagnosis. He calls the response "emotional and heartwarming".

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Oct 23 '15 15:22

The news that football legend Johan Cruijff has been diagnosed with lung cancer had all of the Netherlands in stunned disbelief on Thursday, but none more so than former teammate Willem van Hanegem. "This is incomprehensible. You just hope that it isn't so. It's part of life. Anyone can get sick. But with some you think: no, it can not be true!" Van Hanegem said

Johan Cruijff
Oct 22 '15 14:24

Football legend Johan Cruijff has lung cancer. His management has released a statement that confirms the diagnosis.

Oct 22 '15 10:47

Former football star Johan Cruijff has been diagnosed with lung cancer, according to various media in Spain. Cruijff's "immediate environment" confirmed this to Radio Catalunya, saying that he was diagnosed in a Barcelona hospital on Tuesday and has to undergo a number of tests to determine the extent of the tumors.

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Sep 15 '15 12:34

The Dutch are the least informed and least concerned about the dangers of smoking and secondhand smoke.

May 12 '15 12:45

Feyenoord fan Theo's last wish to attend the match between Feyenoord and Vitesse over the weekend, was fulfilled on Sunday. The 77 year old, terminally ill man watched his football team play in the Kuip.

Aug 21 '14 13:38

The Ministry of Defense has known for 15 years that their staff at border region posts have been exposed to the carcinogenic compound chromium 6 at military bases.

Mar 28 '14 13:17

A promising new cancer therapy is going to be tested for the first time in the world at the Dutch Cancer Institute Antoni van Leeuwenhoek Hospital (NKI-AVL) in Amsterdam.

Feb 4 '14 04:35

The number of cancer diagnosis in the Netherlands in 2013 (101,500) remained almost the same as the year before (100,800), according to a preliminary estimate of the Integral Cancer Center Netherlands (IKNL), based on data from the Dutch Cancer Registration (NKR).

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