Lung cancer incidence, mortality treatment and survival in the Republic of Ireland 1994-2008

Lung cancer in Ireland 1994-2008
Publication date: 
September, 2011
Cancers: 
Related staff: 
Dr Harry Comber (former staff)

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 overtaken breast cancer as the cancer most likely to cause death in women. 

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