Cancer in Ireland 1994-2011: Annual Report of the National Cancer Registry

Cover of the 2014 annual report
Publication date: 
May, 2014
Related staff: 
Dr Harry Comber (former staff)

The latest report from the National Cancer Registry shows that more than 19,000 invasive cancer cases were diagnosed on average each year in the period 2009-2011, with a lifetime risk of 1 in 3 for men and 1 in 4 for women. There were almost 9,000 deaths from cancer in 2011, making it the second most common cause of death after cardiovascular disease.

The report summarises:

  • Incidence
  • Mortality
  • Current incidence and mortality in young people
  • Trends in incidence and mortality in young people
  • Trends in incidence in Ireland and the UK for 5 common cancers
  • Survival in Ireland and how it compares to other European countries
  • Publications by the National Cancer Registry in 2013

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