National Cancer Registry Newsletter - July to October 2014

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Online cancer survival statistics updated by the National Cancer Registry | National Cancer Registry Ireland

Survival statistics now provide data on Irish cancer patients diagnosed between 1994 and 2011, followed up to the end of 2012.<p>Cancers:<p>on Thu, …

Smoking and cancer death rate in head and neck cancer patients | National Cancer Registry Ireland

The new study, conducted by researchers at the National Cancer Registry Ireland, used registry data to identify patients diagnosed with head and neck …

Cancer

Head cancer deaths 36% higher for smokers

Smokers who undergo surgery for tumour removal are also at greater risk of cancer death — 49% higher than non-smokers.<p>Moreover, the effects of …

Returning to work after head and neck cancer | National Cancer Registry Ireland

The study looked at people diagnosed with head and neck cancer who had been working at the time of diagnosis. It found that while most people (77%) …

Does taking aspirin reduce the risk of breast cancer spreading? | National Cancer Registry Ireland

Published today in the Journal of Cancer Research, researchers in Ireland and the USA have found that women who took aspirin regularly before being …

Aspirin 'helps fight spread of cancer'

However, despite the favourable results, healthy women are advised not to start taking aspirin as a "precaution" because the medicine can have …

New trends report for head & neck cancer published | National Cancer Registry Ireland

The Registry has published a trends report (number 24) on head & neck cancer addressing incidence, mortality treatment and survival for this …

What influences the HPV-related information needs of women having HPV tests? | National Cancer Registry Ireland

A new paper by researchers from CERVIVA and the National Cancer Registry reports on the information needs of women who have tests for human …

Distance from hospital influences quality of life in colorectal cancer survivors | National Cancer Registry Ireland

A recent study published in the journal of Supportive Care in Cancer finds physical functioning and role functioning are lower among colorectal …

Factors driving inequality in prostate cancer survival: A population based study | National Cancer Registry Ireland

A recently published paper in PLOS ONE, written by researchers at the University of Oxford, NUI Galway and the National Cancer Registry Ireland …

Women’s views about HPV testing may present a challenge for cervical screening programmes | National Cancer Registry Ireland

The findings of a study (full text available here), conducted by researchers at the National Cancer Registry and recently published in BMC Women’s …

Cancer

Latest childhood cancer trends in Ireland | National Cancer Registry Ireland

The detailed report describes data on incidence rates and incidence trends over time, treatment, survival and mortality for cancers among Irish …

Cancer

PiCTure study (Prostate Cancer Treatment, your experience) results disseminated to men with prostate cancer | National Cancer Registry Ireland

Researchers from the all-Ireland PiCTure study (Prostate Cancer Treatment, <i>your experience</i>) at the National Cancer Registry and Northern Ireland …

Award recognises Dr Harry Comber | National Cancer Registry Ireland

The meeting was held from June 26th to 28th in Ottawa, Canada, and brought together world leaders in cancer surveillance. This award was made in …

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 …