Cancer trends and projections

Each year we produce short reports on trends for different cancer types based on the data we collect. These reports describe case numbers, age profile, geographic distribution, international differences in incidence, stage at diagnosis, treatment patterns, and mortality and survival rates. We have also produced projections of future case-numbers for a range of cancer sites.

This report gives an overview of neuroendocrine tumours (NETs) in Ireland based on data from 1994-2010. NETs are cancers formed by cells that release hormones in response to signals from the nervous system. They occur at various sites in the body...Read more

This report provides a summary of mesothelioma data from 199-2010. Mesothelioma is a rare cancer of the thin lining that mainly covers the lungs and abdominal cavity. An average of 24 cases was diagnosed per year in Ireland between 1994 and 2010...Read more

This report outlines data on thyroid cancer gathered for 2006-2010. The thyroid gland, located at the front of the neck around the trachea and beneath the larynx, is part of the endocrine system and is responsible for the production of thyroid...Read more

This report provides an overview of testicular cancer in Ireland between 1994 and 2010. An average of 132 cases of testicular cancer was diagnosed per year. Testicular cancers are more common in young men; three-quarters of all patients in...Read more

This report provides a summary of data on ovarian cancer in Ireland between 1994 and 2010. Ovarian cancer was the 4th most common cancer diagnosed in women, with an average of 376 cases diagnosed annually.Read more

This report provides an overview of pancreatic cancer in Ireland between 1994 and 2010. Cancer of the pancreas accounts for approximately 2.5% of all invasive cancers and is the 9th...Read more

This report provides an outline of cancers of the cervix uteri in Ireland between 1994 and 2009. An average of 216 invasive and 1440 in situ cancers of the cervix uteri (located in the body of the uterus itself) and a total of 270...Read more

This report provides an overview of cancers of the kidney, ureter and bladder in Ireland diagnosed between 1994 and 2009. On average, 466 cancers of bladder, 341 of kidney and 24 of renal pelvis...Read more

This report highlights key data concerning cancers of the head and neck in Ireland between 1994 and 2009. An average of 411 head and neck cancers was registered annually. Larynx was by far the commonest site, with 127 cases a year. The next most...Read more

This report provides an overview of cancers of the colon and rectum in Ireland between 2005 and 2009. An annual average of 1,445 colon cancers (45% in females and 55% in males), 166 rectosigmoid cancers (38% in females and 62% in males) and 606...Read more

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