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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

Graph of least vs. most deprived groups

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

Haystacks in a field

A recent study published in the journal of Supportive Care in Cancer finds physical functioning and role functioning are lower among colorectal cancer survivors who live far from their treating hospital. 

There were gender differences in...Read more

In a study using registry data, rural head and neck cancer survivors reported higher physical, emotional, and head and neck-specific quality of life than their urban counterparts.Read more

A new paper reports that the risk of several cancers is higher in people who live in urban, compared to rural, areas.Read more

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