News & Events
2019 Cancer incidence, survival and prevalence data
Official Statistics on cancers diagnosed in Northern Ireland during 1993-2019 were published on 16th September 2021 at 9:30am. This release provides details of the number of cancer cases diagnosed each year along with incidence rates and survival data for patients diagnosed from 1993 to 2019 for all cancers combined and for a wide range of cancer types. These data can be accessed here
The CanStaging+ Tool
The CanStaging+ Tool developed by the Northern Ireland Cancer Registry and IARC has been published on The Lancet Oncology August 2021 issue. To read the research paper please click this link.
Primary liver cancer in the UK: Incidence, incidence-based mortality, and survival by subtype, sex, and nation report.
The Northern Ireland Cancer Registry data included in UK wide report "Primary liver cancer in the UK: Incidence, incidence-based mortality, and survival by subtype, sex, and nation". To download a copy of the report please click here.
The impact of the Covid-19 lockdown on cancer diagnosis
25 June, 2020
During the last few weeks of March 2020 lockdown restrictions began to be put in place in Northern Ireland to help prevent the spread of the Covid-19 virus. Consequently some key cancer services, such as breast and bowel screening, were impacted, while many potential cancer patients did not come forward with symptoms due to concerns over the virus. Find out more click here
NICR Newsletter 2020
27 August, 2020
The N.Ireland Cancer Registry Newsletter 2020 is now available for download. The newsletter outlines all the research and achievements of the Cancer Registry during the previous year. Please ensure you have Adobe Reader installed before viewing the newsletter. If you would like to view the other Newsletters produced by the Cancer Registry please click here.
National Cancer Diagnosis Audit
17 January, 2020
The Northern Ireland Cancer Registry are taking part in the National Cancer Diagnosis Audit. Interested GP practices wishing to take part can contact Lisa Cohen for more information.
Macmillan & NICR Partnership End of Left Report 2015
8 August, 2019
The Northern Ireland Cancer Registry and Macmillan Cancer Support have worked together to product a report for Emergency Admission in the last year of Life for People Dying of Cancer in Northern Ireland in 2015. To download both the full report and summary report please click here.
Life after Prostate Cancer Diagnosis
22 March, 2019
LAPCD launch takes place on Tuesday 26th March 2019 in the Upper Lecture Theatre of Clinical Science Block A. Please click this link to access the LAPCD Research page.
Northern Ireland Cancer Registry Peer Review
18 June, 2018
The Northern Ireland Cancer Registry recently had a Peer Review consisting of representation from European Network of Cancer Registries (ENCR), Queen’s University Belfast, Public Health Agency and a Patient Represent from N.Ireland Cancer Network (NICaN) Patient Forum. Download the NICR 2018 Peer Review Report
Members of the Review Panel pictured above with Dr Anna Gavin and Dr Lesley Anderson from the Registry.
L-R; Prof Ken Mills, Chair NICR Steering Group; Dr Elizabeth Van Eycken, Director, Belgium Cancer Registry, (ENCR rep); Janine McCann, N.Ireland Cancer Network, Patient Forum; Dr David Morrison, Consultant in Public Health Medicine, Director Scottish Cancer Registry; Dr Anna Gavin, Director NICR; Dr Lesley Anderson, Acting Deputy Director NICR; Prof Donna Fitzsimmons, Head of Nursing and Midwifery, QUB Representative; Dr Louise Herron, PHA Representative.