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NICR Newsletter 2015 now available, please click the image to view the newsletter in more detail.

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In 2015 the N. Ireland Cancer Registry (NICR) celebrates 21 years of data collection and analysis and welcomes the opportunity to host the National Cancer Intelligence Network Cancer Outcomes Conference 2015: United Against Cancer in association with the United Kingdom and Ireland Association of Cancer Registries (UKIACR) to mark the occasion

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Dying with Cancer Press Release

The N. Ireland Cancer Registry and Cancer Focus are launching a new report  - Friday 15th May 2015.

Dying with Cancer – Perspectives of Bereaved Relatives and Friends” – Victoria Cairnduff / Deirdre Fitzpatrick

Full Report download: Summary download

And also the launch of

Cancer incidence trends 1993-2013 with projections to 2020 and 2035

Full Report download: Summary download

Your attendance at the launch would be very much welcomed.  It will be held on Friday 15th May in the Great Hall, QUB at 09:00, and a sandwich lunch will be served.

The programme is now available for download.



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Official statistics on cancer incidence and survival in N. Ireland for 2013 were published on Tuesday 10 March 2015 at 9.30am.  To view the most up-to-date statistics please click here

In line with the official statistics code of practice, a list of individuals were granted 24 hour pre-release access, to view the list please click here

Statistics on cancer incidence and survival for 2014 will be published on March 8th 2016.

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Northern Ireland results for CONCORD study

Worldwide data for cancer survival are scarce. CONCORD initiates worldwide surveillance of cancer survival by central analysis of population-based registry data...read more

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Latest Publication - 9 December 2014 Cancer Statistics By Local Government District: Patients diagnosed in N.I during 2008-2012

Cancer Incidence rates 8 per cent higher in the new Belfast District Council than the Northern Ireland average

Produced by Queen’s University’s Northern Ireland Cancer Registry, Cancer Statistics by Local Government District provides the first detailed picture of cancer incidence in the 11 new Local Government Districts due to come into operation in Northern Ireland during 2015.

To download the report Cancer Statistics By Local Government District: Patients diagnosed in N.I during 2008-2012 click here.

To download press release please click here

This is an official statistics report by the Northern Ireland Cancer Registry, in line with the official statistics code of practice, a list of individuals were granted 24 hour pre-release access, click here to download.

 

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Cancer Research Advancing Patient Care

Pictured at the ‘Cancer Research Advancing Patient Care’ showcase event on 11 June at Riddel Hall, Queen’s University Belfast, are the team of Queen’s University presenters (l-r): Professor David Waugh (event Chair), Director, Centre for Cancer Research and Cell Biology; Dr Anna Gavin, Director, Northern Ireland Cancer Registry; Professor Joe O’Sullivan, Professor of Radiation Oncology, Centre for Cancer Research and Cell Biology; Professor Tracy Robson, Professor in Experimental Therapeutics, School of Pharmacy; and Professor Richard Kennedy, McClay Professor in Medical Oncology, Centre for Cancer Research and Cell Biology

The N. Ireland Cancer Registry have developed along with Queen’s University Communications Office, a short video explaining the work of the Registry. This is to mark 20 years of the Registry and aims to inform the public about cancer registration in Northern Ireland.  The video was shown as part of ‘Cancer Research Advancing Patient Care’ impact event in Riddel Hall, Wednesday 11 June 2014.

The video is available to view at Cancer Registry Video.

Dr Anna Gavin, Registry Director, outlined the research which is undertaken by the Registry to improve the health and wellbeing of cancer patients and better understand some of the causes of cancer.  The Research covers areas from Early Diagnosis to End of Life Care.  

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Contact Information

N. Ireland Cancer Registry
Centre for Public Health, School of Medicine, Dentistry & Biomedical Sciences
Queen's University Belfast
Mulhouse Building
Grosvenor Road
Belfast
BT12 6DP

Tel: +(44)28 9063 2573
Fax: +(44)28 9024 8017
Email: nicr@qub.ac.uk

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