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14% of cancers diagnosed in Ireland between 2010 and 2015 were emergency presentations through hospitals, and the majority of these were at a late stageRead more

Patients over 65 and those from the poorest communities are more likely to have their cancer diagnosed as an emergency
Patterns of Emergency cover

A new research report funded by the Irish Cancer Society and carried out by the Registry is being launched today. The research found that: 

  • About 3,000 of the 22,000 invasive cancers diagnosed each year are diagnosed as
  • ...Read more
Cover of the Cancer Inequalities Report

A major new report, published online by the National Cancer Registry today, highlights strong patterns of cancer inequality by deprivation, age and, to a lesser extent, urban/rural status. These factors influence the risk of developing cancer (incidence) and the survival, stage at presentation, treatment and associated health conditions (comorbidities) of cancer patients in Ireland. In many instances, these patterns of inequality apply across a range of cancer types.Read more

Graph of least vs. most deprived groups

A major new report, published online by the National Cancer Registry today, highlights strong patterns of cancer inequality by deprivation, age and, to a lesser extent, urban/rural status. These factors influence the risk of developing cancer (incidence) and the survival, stage at presentation, treatment and associated health conditions (comorbidities) of cancer patients in Ireland. In many instances, these patterns of inequality apply across a range of cancer types.Read more

Elderly breast cancer patients in Ireland are less likely to have ‘guideline’ loco-regional treatment, but more likely to have hormone therapy or chemotherapy, than in the Netherlands.Read more

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