Cancer in Ireland 1994-2015 with estimates for 2015-2017: Annual Report of the National Cancer Registry

Source: National Cancer Registry Ireland, Nov 2017

The latest annual report from the National Cancer Registry indicates that, although rates of cancer (taking account of age and population size) appear to have stabilised or even fallen recently, numbers of cancers diagnosed continue to rise annually, mainly due to ageing and growth of our population. In combination with ongoing improvements in survival for most cancer types, this has resulted in a growing numbers of cancer survivors among the general population.

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Cover of the 2017 Annual Report

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