Incidence

Cover of 2021 Annual Report

The National Cancer Registry Ireland (NCRI) is pleased to announce its updated statistics on cancer incidence, mortality and survival for patients diagnosed with cancer in Ireland 1994 – 2019.

Key findings include:

Chart of incidence up to 2017

The National Cancer Registry has updated its Incidence Statistics webpage to cover diagnosis years 1994 to 2017. Case counts and incidence rates can be extracted for the Republic of Ireland and by county,...Read more

Cover of 2020 Annual Report

Updated statistics on cancer incidence, mortality and survival, published today (1st December 2020) by the National Cancer Registry (NCRI), document ongoing increases in numbers of cases diagnosed (largely driven by population growth and ageing)...Read more

The latest report published by the NCRI (see summary and pdf) on...Read more

“29% of cancer incidence in Ireland is attributable to 11 modifiable risk factors, including 13% attributable to smoking”: latest report from the National Cancer Registry
Risk factors report cover
  • This is the first analysis by the National Cancer Registry on the proportion of cancer cases attributable to modifiable risk factors and thus potentially preventable.
  • The report, published by the National Cancer Registry today, shows
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The latest trends report just published by the National Cancer Registry shows that the rate of new cases of invasive breast cancer in Irish women has stabilised since 2008 and the mortality rate due to breast cancer decreased by about 2% per year...Read more

Updated statistics on cancer incidence, mortality and survival show that, although the numbers of cases diagnosed annually continues to rise (largely driven by population growth and ageing), survival prospects for patients continue to improve.
Cover of 2019 Annual Report
  • It is estimated that about 35,440 invasive cancers were diagnosed annually during 2017-2019, or 23,890 cancers excluding the common but rarely fatal non-melanoma skin cancer (or 43,360 cancers and non-invasive tumours
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This paper, published in The Lancet Oncology today (full text here), summarises and compares progress against cancer (assessed in terms of...Read more

Incidence chart for cancer of unknown primary

Reductions in the incidence of cancer of unknown primary may be a useful indicator of improvements in cancer diagnoses and treatmentRead more

  • The latest trends report from the National Cancer Registry focuses on cancer of unknown primary site. Just under 400 of these cancers are diagnosed in Ireland per year (2012-2016), representing 2-3% of all invasive cancers (excluding non-
  • ...Read more

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