Cancer trends - Hodgkin's lymphoma

Publication date: 
July, 2013
Related staff: 
Dr Sandra Deady (former staff)
Dr Harry Comber (former staff)

This short report outlines data on Hodgkin’s lymphoma in Ireland between 1994 and 2011. An average of 101 cases of was diagnosed per year during this period, equating to an incidence rate of 2.5 cases per 100,000 per year. Representing 16% of all lymphomas (626 cases in total, 525 of which were non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma), or just 0.7% of all invasive cancers combined, it ranks as the 23rd most common invasive cancer overall. Incidence in males was slightly higher than in females with 20% more males than females diagnosed.

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