Registry article published in The Conversation UK

Researchers from the National Cancer Registry published for the first time today in The Conversation.

The article discusses the recent Cancer Projections for Ireland 2015 - 2040 report, and is entitled Cancer rates are set to double in Ireland by 2040 - here's why. The article describes the three elements which determine the projection of trends in cancer incidence, and highlights that many cancer risk factors are well understood and potentially modifiable.

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