Cancer trends and projections

Each year we produce short reports on trends for different cancer types based on the data we collect. These reports describe case numbers, age profile, geographic distribution, international differences in incidence, stage at diagnosis, treatment patterns, and mortality and survival rates. We have also produced projections of future case-numbers for a range of cancer sites.

Trends in Irish cancer mortality rates 1950-2020

This report describes trends in cancer mortality in Ireland from 1950-2020 with predictions to 2015. The age-standardised mortality rate for most cancers is predicted to fall between 1998-2002 and 2015. In absolute terms, the largest projected...Read more

Trends in Irish cancer incidence 1994-2002

This report contains projections of cancer numbers in Ireland to 2020, based on trends from 1994-2003 and population projections to 2036. The total number of new cancers is predicted to increase by 90% (from 22,019 to 41,743) between 1998-2002...Read more


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