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# national-cancer-registry - Tuesday 1 October, 2019

Irish men at higher risk of getting cancer and dying from it than women

After non melanoma skin cancer, the most common cancers in men are prostate cancer, bowel cancer and lung cancer.

# national-cancer-registry - Tuesday 9 April, 2019

'Urgent action needed' as cancer rates projected to double in Ireland in the next 25 years

That’s according to a new report published today by the National Cancer Registry.

# national-cancer-registry - Tuesday 7 November, 2017

'We are facing into a cancer epidemic': More people are surviving, but diagnoses continue to rise Ageing Population This post contains videos

'We are facing into a cancer epidemic': More people are surviving, but diagnoses continue to rise

Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death in both women and men.

# national-cancer-registry - Thursday 9 June, 2016

Cancer sufferers living in deprived areas 40% more likely to die

Those in less-well-off situations have a 120% higher incidence rate of cervical cancer.

# national-cancer-registry - Monday 14 December, 2015

Good news as cancer rates among Irish men start to plateau

There is concern, however, about lung cancer rates among women as they continue to rise.

# national-cancer-registry - Thursday 18 December, 2014

Lung cancer is killing 34% more Irish women than the EU average

New research also found that more Irish men are dying from melanoma skin cancer.

# national-cancer-registry - Tuesday 6 May, 2014

Rates of breast cancer, invasive cervical cancer and prostate cancer are increasing in Ireland

Cancer is the second most common cause of death in Ireland.

# national-cancer-registry - Thursday 1 November, 2012

Howlin scales back plans for abolition and merging of State agencies

Though 47 measures will go ahead by the end of this year, almost half of mergers or abolitions have been deferred or postponed.

# national-cancer-registry - Saturday 11 August, 2012

Can an aspirin a day lower your cancer risk?

It might, but not as much as a previous study suggested.

# national-cancer-registry - Thursday 1 September, 2011

Cancer cases rise almost 50 per cent since the 1990s

The number of cancer cases has almost doubled since the mid-1990s, with lung cancer on the increase among young women. However survival rates have also improved.

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