Statistical reports

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

This report describes incidence, mortality, treatment and survival for colorectal cancer in Ireland for the period 1994-2010. Colorectal cancer made up 11% of all cancers in women and 14% in men in 2007-2009, making it the second most common...Read more

Breast cancer in Ireland: 1994-2009

This report describes incidence, mortality, treatment and survival for breast cancer in Ireland for the period 1994-2009, with international comparisons. It shows that:

  • Breast cancer was, after non-melanoma skin cancer, the commonest
  • ...Read more
Lung cancer in Ireland 1994-2008

This report shows that while both incidence and mortality rates from lung cancer are falling in men, the incidence rate in women is increasing by over 2% per year, with the largest increase (4% a year) in women under 55. Lung cancer has now...Read more

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