The N. Ireland Cancer Registry will be host to the ‘NCIN Cancer Outcomes Conference 2015: United Against cancer’ to be hosted in the Europa Hotel Belfast Monday 8 June – Wednesday 10 June 2015. Further information will be released in the coming months.
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.
28 January 2014
RELEASE OF THE CANCER INCIDENCE AND SURVIVAL STATISTICS FOR NORTHERN IRELAND 2008-2012
Legislation designating the N. Ireland Cancer Registry (NICR) as an official producer of statistics came into place 01 April 2012. Under this legislation, the NICR today released the number of new cancer cases diagnosed (incidence) in 2012 in Northern Ireland. Website available at: www.qub.ac.uk/nicr . [More]
The Cancer Outcomes Conference 2014 – The Power of Information
will take place on Thursday 9th to 10th June 2014 , Hilton Birmingham Metropole
For more information visit: www.phe-events.org.uk/ncin
N. Ireland included in major European cancer survival study published in The Lancet Oncology
This major EUROCARE-5 study, the fifth in a series, analysed data from cancer registries covering all or part of 29 countries* covering over 50% of the adult and 77% of the childhood population of Europe and included anonymised data from 74,000 cancer patients in N. Ireland. It compares 5-year survival from diagnosis for more than 9 million adults and 60,415 children diagnosed between 2000 and 2007. For more details