National Cancer Registry Newsletter April - June 2014

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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%) …

Dr Harry Comber retires as Director of the National Cancer Registry | National Cancer Registry Ireland

Dr Comber, who has been Director of the National Cancer Registry since 1992, officially retires from his role on 6th June, but today (23rd May) is …

Cancer in Ireland 1994 – 2011 | National Cancer Registry Ireland

The latest report from the National Cancer Registry shows that more than 19,000 invasive cancer cases were diagnosed on average each year in the …

CERVIVA study highlights the influential role of GPs in women’s cervical screening behaviours | National Cancer Registry Ireland

In the study, which was funded by the Health Research Board, the research team conducted focus groups with women from across Ireland to investigate …

National Cancer Registry Board publishes strategic plan for 2013-2016 | National Cancer Registry Ireland

This plan takes into account the anticipated retirement of the current Director in 2014, the continuing development of cancer services and the …

Minister Reilly appoints Dr Catherine Kelly to the Board of the National Cancer Registry | National Cancer Registry Ireland

Dr Catherine M. Kelly is a Consultant Oncologist at the Mater Misericordiae University Hospital, Dublin and a Clinical Lecturer at University College …

Increasing skin cancer Incidence in younger, more affluent, urban Irish populations | National Cancer Registry Ireland

The study, conducted by researchers at the National Cancer Registry, analysed demographic, clinical and socio-economic trends of non-melanoma skin …

Quality of life in urban and rural settings | National Cancer Registry Ireland

In a study using registry data, rural head and neck cancer survivors reported higher physical, emotional, and head and neck-specific quality of life …

Latest trends in primary bone cancer published by the National Cancer Registry | National Cancer Registry Ireland

The latest trends report from the National Cancer Registry describes primary bone cancer incidence, treatment, mortality and survival. Approximately …

Marked decline in Irish death rates for bone cancer

A primary cancer refers to the original site where a cancer started, and between 1994 and 2012 there were 671 cases of bone cancer diagnosed in …

World No Tobacco Day 2014 | National Cancer Registry Ireland

The 31st of May is World No Tobacco Day, when the World Health Organisation (WHO), and their partners, highlight the health risks associated with …

New study reveals the emotional impact of HPV testing for the follow-up of abnormal cervical smears or treatment for CIN may be modest | National Cancer Registry Ireland

A new study recently published in the British Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, by researchers (Dr Mairead O'Connor and Prof Linda Sharp) at the …

Review finds costs of cancer-related premature mortality are rising | National Cancer Registry Ireland

Premature mortality costs are one component of the societal impact that cancer has on the economic health of a country, on top of the obvious …

Recent increases in late stage colorectal cancer and rectal cancer mortality reaffirms the need for a national colorectal cancer screening programme in Ireland | National Cancer Registry Ireland

Researchers from the National Cancer Registry and UCC used incidence data from the registry and mortality data from the Central Statistics Office …

Registry article published in The Conversation UK | National Cancer Registry Ireland

The article discusses the recent Cancer Projections for Ireland 2015 - 2040 report, and is entitled Cancer rates are set to double in Ireland by 2040 …

Cancer rates are set to double in Ireland by 2040 – here's why

The latest projections from the National Cancer Registry show that the number of new cancer cases being diagnosed each year in Ireland is expected to …

World Ovarian Cancer Day | National Cancer Registry Ireland

To do our part for World Ovarian Cancer Day, we have put together some facts about ovarian cancer in Ireland. Today (May 8th) is World Ovarian Cancer …

Significantly lower uptake of FIT screening for colorectal cancer in men | National Cancer Registry Ireland

Nick Clarke, a Registry researcher and Irish Cancer Society research scholar presented the findings of the review at the Controlling Cancer Summit in …

Registry researcher shortlisted for media fellowship | National Cancer Registry Ireland

Alison Pearce, a researcher with the Registry, has been short-listed to become one of up to ten British Science Association Media Fellows in 2014. …

New research investigates healthcare utilisation and prostate specific antigen (PSA) testing | National Cancer Registry Ireland

A new paper published in BMC Family Practice, by researchers in the National Cancer Registry and Trinity College Dublin, investigates what predicts …

If men’s cancers are so prevalent, why do we hear less about them?

Men have lower five-year cancer-survival rates, so they need to be proactive, like Willie Penrose<p>Tue, Jun 10, 2014, 01:00<p>Technician performing …

Survival rates for cancers vary wildly, says study

The finding, which contrasts with a series of survival rate improvements across almost all other forms of the condition, has been highlighted in a …

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 …