The Republic of Ireland's smoking ban should profoundly lower the rates of lung cancer, the country's leading cancer killer, a new report has claimed.  The ‘All Ireland Cancer Statistics Second Report 1998-2000’ says that prevention...Read more

A recent Eurobarometer survey has been quoted as showing that Ireland has the highest rate of cancer in the European Union. This report (Health, Food and Alcohol and Safety) was based on an opinion poll and shows much higher variation in cancer...Read more

The National Cancer Registry, in its latest report, to be launched by the Minister for Health and Children, Mr Micheal Martin, on October 14th, shows that the number of cancer cases in Ireland continues to rise, increasing the pressure on cancer...Read more

The National Cancer Registry, Ireland and the Cork Cancer Research Centre in conjunction with the Ireland-Northern Ireland-National Cancer Institute Consortium will co-host the All Ireland Cancer Conference in the Rochestown Park Hotel,...Read more

from 1,000,000 to 850,000 (a 15% reduction) by 2000. Although data are not yet available for some countries it is estimated that over 1000,000 people died of cancer in the EU in 2000, and that therefore the target, as set out, has not been...Read more

Figures soon to be released from the National Cancer Registry show a rapid increase in lung cancer in women in the last eight years. The number of lung cancers diagnosed in women is increasing by over 3% per year, while for men, the numbers are...Read more


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