Deprivation

Report Cover Cancer inequalities in Ireland by deprivation, 2004-2018

The National Cancer Registry (NCRI) has today published a new report entitled: Cancer inequalities in Ireland by deprivation, 2004-2018.  This report measures differences in cancer incidence, five-year survival and stage at presentation between...Read more

Report Cover Cancer inequalities in Ireland by deprivation, 2004-2018

This report measures differences in cancer incidence, five-year survival and stage at presentation between populations living in the most and least deprived areas in Ireland for the diagnosis period 2014-2018. Comparative information is also...Read 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 emergencies (excluding...Read more

A new NCRI-led study finds that private health insurance influences treatment and survival in non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma (NHL).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

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