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Survival by year line chart

The cancer survival statistics on the National Cancer Registry website have been updated to take into account 10 year survival and more recent years of incidence.Read more

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New analysis using data from the Registry and the Central Statistics Office finds that the rate of breast cancer mortality in women eligible for the Irish breast screening programme (BreastCheck) was approximately 9% lower in areas where screening started earlier compared with those areas where screening was rolled out at a later stage. Read more

As we close out another year together at NCRI, news from the Director’s office this December is about what we may not notice. We have passed another major cancer registration system (CRS) milestone. Migration of our electronic data has been...Read more

Chart from cervical cancer trends report

The Registry has published a trends report (number 35) on cervical cancer addressing incidence, treatment, mortality and survival for this cancer.Read more

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

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