The National Cancer Registry Board was established by the Minister for Health in 1991 by Statutory Instrument and is wholly funded by the Department of Health. It was set up to record information on all cancer cases occurring in Ireland and has...Read more

Incidence chart for cancer of unknown primary

Reductions in the incidence of cancer of unknown primary may be a useful indicator of improvements in cancer diagnoses and treatmentRead more

News from the Director’s Office this month is related to comings and goings essential to the work we do.

NCRI’s business is data. As such, data protection is central to the work we do and we take it very seriously.

For the...Read more

The National Cancer registry has a vacancy for a temporary full-time Data Quality Officer. The person will provide timely, consistent and accuate data which can be used towards the investigation of the trends, causes, treatment and outcomes of...Read more

Overall declining or stable incidence rates across seven countries (including Ireland), but evidence of increasing rates in the under-50s.Read more

Chart of projections 2019

"Cancer cases may double by 2045 – but some grounds for optimism”: latest report from the National Cancer RegistryRead more

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This month, News from the Director's Office is about acknowledging the essential, depended on, but not always in the forefront work that ensures NCRI can fulfill its functions. Running a cancer registry requires heaps of administrative work...Read more


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