The National Cancer Registry holds the only national cancer database in the Republic of Ireland. With such a vast amount of cancer information available to it, data security and confidentiality is of paramount importance to the Registry. The...Read more

The National Cancer Registry this week released analyses showing that there have been significant improvements in survival for breast, colorectal and prostate cancers, but not lung cancers, between 1994-1997 and 1998-2001. Improvements in...Read more

A report published today by the National Cancer Registry predicts that cancer numbers will have increased from 22,000 a year at present to 42,000-43,000 by 2020. The number of potentially fatal cancers will more than double, from 13,800 to 28,800...Read more

“Death rates from cancer are higher in women in Ireland than in women in other European countries”.

 The Women’s Health Council and the National Cancer Registry today launched a report on “Women and Cancer 1994-2001”. ...Read more

The UK Office of National Statistics, in partnership with the Irish National Cancer Registry, the UK regional cancer registries and the vital statistics organisations in Ireland and the UK, has published today an atlas of cancer in Ireland...Read more

A new report launched today by Dr Elizabeth Keane, Chair, National Cancer Registry Board, at a press conference at 11.30 am, in the Merrion Hotel, Dublin, highlights a major increase in prostate cancer in Ireland in the last few years, with the...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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