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News from the Director's Office - August 2016 | National Cancer Registry Ireland

This month it’s “a changing of the guard - out with the old (many THANKS to Harry!) and in with the new”. Taking on this new adventure at NCR is both …

News from the Director’s Office - September 2016 | National Cancer Registry Ireland

As I settle into to my new role at NCR I’m struck by the dedication of the folks who work here and the nature of our unsung heroes. Practically …

Incidence updates for childhood cancer | National Cancer Registry Ireland

This month (September 2016) is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. To mark this occasion, the NCR has updated the childhood cancer incidence system on …

New staff | National Cancer Registry Ireland

The National Cancer Registry would like to extend a warm welcome to Dr Linda Hughes who has recently been appointed to the position of tumour …

Freedom of Information at NCR | National Cancer Registry Ireland

The National Cancer Registry is one of many public bodies covered by the Freedom of Information Act. The new FOI Act came into effect in October 2014 …

The Process of Cancer Registration | National Cancer Registry Ireland

The National Cancer Registry has permission under the Health (Provision of Information) Act 1997 to collect and hold data on all persons diagnosed …

Quarterly newsletters | National Cancer Registry Ireland

Socio-economic factors influence whether rectal cancer patients have an emergency or planned admission | National Cancer Registry Ireland

Research just published by researchers working with the National Cancer Registry has shown that social and economic factors were important in …

The importance of preparatory sensory information for follow-up procedures in cervical cancer screening | National Cancer Registry Ireland

A new paper published by researchers from CERVIVA and the National Cancer Registry sheds light on women’s sensory experiences of colposcopy and …

CERVIVA enters into its next phase of high-quality research on HPV with a new HRB-funded ICE award | National Cancer Registry Ireland

CERVIVA and the National Cancer Registry have recently started a major new programme of research funded by the Health Research Board (HRB). For the …

Cancer Inequalities in Ireland: new report by National Cancer Registry | National Cancer Registry Ireland

The report focuses on the patients diagnosed with cancer during the years 2008-2012. Findings are presented for cancer as a whole and for nine major …

Irish Prostate Cancer Outcomes Research (IPCOR) | National Cancer Registry Ireland

The Irish Prostate Cancer Outcomes Research (IPCOR) group aims to enhance prostate cancer care, improve patient experiences and maximise quality of …

National Cancer Registry Board announces appointment of new Director | National Cancer Registry Ireland

The National Cancer Registry Board is pleased to announce the appointment, in association with University College Cork, of Professor Kerri Clough …

Inaugural Blood Cancer Network Ireland Symposium | National Cancer Registry Ireland

Blood Cancer Network Ireland (BCNI) will hold its first annual symposium in Galway on May 27th at NUI Galway. The event is open to clinicians, nurses …

Trends in female breast cancer in Ireland | National Cancer Registry Ireland

The latest trends report just published by the National Cancer Registry shows that the chances of a woman developing malignant breast cancer before …

Breast Cancer

New cancer incidence maps now available | National Cancer Registry Ireland

The National Cancer Registry has released new cancer incidence maps. The new cancer incidence maps can be found on the 'Incidence rates mapped' page. …

What influences bowel cancer screening participation in men and women? | National Cancer Registry Ireland

New research published by National Cancer Registry researchers has revealed that different factors influence men and women in their decision to take …

Minister Varadkar re-appoints members to the Board of the National Cancer Registry | National Cancer Registry Ireland

The Minister for Health, Leo Varadkar, T.D., has re-appointed the existing seven members to the National Cancer Registry Board. The seven board …

Request dataset updated and new blood cancer field included | National Cancer Registry Ireland

The Data request dataset / form has been updated to include 2013 cases and a new field has also been included to help define blood cancers.<p>on Thu, …

Blood Cancer

The financial impact of head and neck cancer caregiving | National Cancer Registry Ireland

A new paper published in the journal of Psycho-Oncology by researchers at the National Cancer Registry has found that head and neck cancer can have a …

Registry health economist wins best poster presentation award at recent conference | National Cancer Registry Ireland

Dr Alison Pearce has won a Best Poster Presentation Award at the Health Economics Study Group Winter Meeting 2016 (HESG) held in Manchester in …

NCR releases updated online cancer incidence | National Cancer Registry Ireland

The National Cancer Registry has released an update of the online cancer incidence system. The update includes data from 1994 up to and including …

Dr Alison Pearce, health economist at the Registry, wins prestigious conference award | National Cancer Registry Ireland

Dr Alison Pearce has won a Best New Investigator Presentation Award at the Annual European Congress of the International Society for …

National Cancer Registry Ireland

The findings from some of the Registry’s research projects were recently highlighted at the annual NCRI cancer conference Liverpool. The NCRI is a …

Blood Cancer Network Launched | National Cancer Registry Ireland

The Blood Cancer Network (http://www.bloodcancers.ie) is a collaboration of clinicians, scientists, and population health experts with a shared …

Cancer in Ireland 1994-2013: new report by National Cancer Registry | National Cancer Registry Ireland

The latest annual report from the National Cancer Registry has been released. Cancer numbers continue to increase, but cancer risk for men may no …

How do ovarian cancer patients with and without medical cards differ? | National Cancer Registry Ireland

Prescription data can help answer important research questions on a population level. Researchers at the Registry are currently investigating whether …

Trends in brain cancer in Ireland: our latest report published | National Cancer Registry Ireland

The latest trends report from the Registry, covering primary brain cancer, has recently been published. On average, about 290 malignant primary …

Is prostate cancer follow-up by GPs more efficient than hospital based care? | National Cancer Registry Ireland

After treatment for prostate cancer, men have ongoing follow-up to monitor for the cancer returning, and to manage any treatment side effects. …

Student project identifies ways to make colorectal cancer follow-up more cost effective | National Cancer Registry Ireland

The National Cancer Registry (NCRI) has been delighted to host Antonia Virovska, a student from the Masters of Health Economics program at NUI …