Mortality

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

Chart of annual average cancer cases

The latest statistical report from the National Cancer Registry highlights ongoing and projected growth in numbers of cancers diagnosed annually (largely reflecting population growth and ageing), and a further increase in the numbers of cancer survivors among the general population.Read more

Ongoing and projected further increases in cancer cases reflecting population growth and ageing: latest report from the National Cancer Registry
Annual Report 2018
  • Based on the latest available information, it was estimated that 33,460 invasive cancers, or 22,640 cancers excluding the generally non-fatal non-melanoma cancers of skin, were diagnosed annually during 2016-2018 (or 41,080
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All cancers factsheet 2018

The National Cancer Registry has just released an updated set of cancer factsheets using the latest incidence data (projected estimates for the three year period 2015-2017) and mortality data for the period 2012-2014 (...Read more

Mammography machine

New analysis using data from the Registry and the Central Statistics Office finds that the rate of breast cancer mortality in women eligible for the Irish breast screening programme (BreastCheck) was approximately 9% lower in areas where screening started earlier compared with those areas where screening was rolled out at a later stage. Read more

Chart from cervical cancer trends report

The Registry has published a trends report (number 35) on cervical cancer addressing incidence, treatment, mortality and survival for this cancer.Read more

The latest trends report from the Registry has been published. It shows that while incidence rates for invasive cervical cancer increased by approximately +4% per year in the period 1999-2010, they have recently started to decline by almost -7%...Read more

More people are surviving after cancer diagnosis: latest report from the National Cancer Registry
Cover of the 2017 Annual Report

The latest annual report from the National Cancer Registry indicates that, although rates of cancer (taking account of age and population size) appear to have stabilised or even fallen recently, numbers of cancers diagnosed continue to rise...Read more

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