Burden of cancer

A review of the premature mortality costs associated with cancer has found that these costs are substantial, and appear to be rising.Read more

The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), the specialized cancer agency of the World Health Organization, today released the latest data on cancer incidence, mortality, and prevalence worldwide.Read more

Mary Harney, T.D., Minister for Health and Children today formally opened the 4th All-Ireland Cancer Conference, which is being hosted in Dublin this year.

Speaking at the conference the Minister said: “This conference brings...Read more

A report published today by the National Cancer Registry predicts that cancer numbers will have increased from 22,000 a year at present to 42,000-43,000 by 2020. The number of potentially fatal cancers will more than double, from 13,800 to 28,800...Read more

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