Screening

The latest short report from the National Cancer Registry estimates that human papillomavirus (HPV) infection causes up to 420 cancer cases (or up to 130 cancer deaths) per year, most of which are potentially preventable by HPV vaccination....Read more

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

Researchers at the Registry have carried out a systematic review and meta-analysis of faecal immunochemical testing (FIT) for colorectal cancer screening.Read more

Women and Cancer in Ireland 1994 to 2001

This report, produced with the Women’s Health Council, provides an overview on the burden of cancer on Irish women. The report also looks at European comparisons and examines trends over time and predicts future patterns. Recommendations are made...Read more

This report provides an outline of cancers of the cervix uteri in Ireland between 1994 and 2009. An average of 216 invasive and 1440 in situ cancers of the cervix uteri (located in the body of the uterus itself) and a total of 270...Read more

Mary Harney, T.D., Minister for Health and Children today formally opened the 4th All-Ireland Cancer Conference, which is being hosted in Dublin this year.

Speaking at the conference the Minister said: “This conference brings...Read more

Death rates from cervical cancer in the Republic of Ireland exceed those in all other regions in Britain and Northern Ireland because there is no national screening programme, claims a new report published in the British Journal of Cancer* today...Read more

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