The news this month is all about the NCRI Annual Report with special thanks to Joe McDevitt and Paul Walsh. The annual report is the most comprehensive NCRI publication regularly produced. It takes months of effort to generate. The bulk of the...Read more

Incidence graph from annual report 2017

The latest annual report from the National Cancer Registry indicates that, although rates of cancer (taking account of age and population size) appear to have stabilised or even fallen recently, numbers of cancers diagnosed continue to rise annually, mainly due to ageing and growth of our population. In combination with ongoing improvements in survival for most cancer types, this has resulted in a growing numbers of cancer survivors among the general population.Read more

Head and neck cancer is one of the most common forms of cancer worldwide and can cause disfigurement, either directly or indirectly (as a result of medical treatment). It can lead to substantial problems with swallowing and speaking for patients...Read more

This month we are delighted to welcome several new employees to NCRI. Some are new positions and others are replacing staff on leave, that have retired and/or transitioned to part time.

Ms Rose McMorrow joins as a Blood...Read more

News from the Director's Office this month is summarised in one word - Extraordinary. That is the word that epitomises the introduction of our new cancer registration system (CRS). Over three years in development and we are finally live. This is...Read more

The latest report on skin cancer published by the Registry today shows that almost 11,000 new cases are diagnosed per year in Ireland, of...Read more

The National Cancer Registry  welcomes the publication of the new National Cancer Strategy, which was launched on July 5th and incorporates cancer data collected by the Registry. The overall vision for the strategy is one in which all aspects of...Read more


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