National Cancer Registry Newsletter - February to April 2015

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Cancer registrars: The lighthouse in a storm of change | National Cancer Registry Ireland

Cancer Registrars (known in Ireland as Tumour Registration Officers) throughout the world will join their colleagues, fellow medical professionals, …

The National Cancer Registry and Daffodil Day 2015 | National Cancer Registry Ireland

Friday March 27th is the Irish Cancer Society’s 28th annual Daffodil Day. The Irish Cancer Society, Ireland’s national cancer charity, strives to …

National Cancer Registry publishes on-line maps of cancer rates by county up to 2012 | National Cancer Registry Ireland

These maps show cancer rates in each county in Ireland compared to overall expected national rates with significance illustrated by colour …

The cost to society for time off work after head and neck cancer | National Cancer Registry Ireland

Most people with cancer take some time off work for treatment, recuperation and rehabilitation. As well as impacting on a person’s sense of identity …

National Cancer Registry releases updated factsheets | National Cancer Registry Ireland

The National Cancer Registry has just released an updated set of cancer factsheets, updated with 2012 data. A new 'All cancers' factsheet is also …

Incidence data for 2012 now available | National Cancer Registry Ireland

The Registry's on-line cancer incidence system has been updated to include the year 2012. The years shown now range from 1994 (the date of the …

Inclusion of a lottery scratch card with a postal questionnaire increases the response rate in long-term cancer survivors | National Cancer Registry Ireland

The number of cancer survivors is growing globally and there is extensive interest in investigating the experiences and patient-reported outcomes of …

Childhood cancer on-line incidence now available | National Cancer Registry Ireland

The childhood cancer incidence section can be found on the 'Childhood cancer' tab in the Incidence statistics section of the website.<p>Here is some …

Registry researchers evaluate the psychometric properties of the EORTC-QLQ-PR25 in prostate cancer survivors | National Cancer Registry Ireland

The National Cancer Registry, in conjunction with the Northern Ireland Cancer Registry has published a new paper from the PiCTure (Prostate Cancer …

Treatment & survival of older breast cancer patients: an international comparison between the Netherlands and Ireland | National Cancer Registry Ireland

About 40 per cent of all new breast cancer cases in developed countries occur among women aged 65 and older. Despite this, guidelines about optimal …

Quarterly newsletters | National Cancer Registry Ireland

List of newsletters<p>Quarter covered<p>Link to newsletter<p>Quarterly newsletter (Jun 2016 to Sep 2016)<p>Quarterly newsletter (Feb 2016 to May 2016)<p>Quarterly …