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2018 Cancer incidence, survival and prevalence data

Official Statistics on cancers diagnosed in Northern Ireland during 1993-2018 were published on 2nd April 2020 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 2018 for all cancers combined and for a wide range of cancer types.

These data can be accessed here

National Cancer Diagnois Audit

The Northern Ireland Cancer Registry are taking part in the National Cancer Diagnosis Audit. Interested GP practices wishing to take part can contact Hayley Williams for more information. 

Macmillan & NICR Partnership End of Left Report 2015

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.  

NICR Newsletter 2019

The N.Ireland Cancer Registry Newsletter 2019 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.

Life after Prostate Cancer Diagnosis 

LAPCD launch takes place on Tuesday 26th March 2019 in the Upper Lecture Theatre of Clinical Science Block A. Click this link to access the LAPCD Research page.   

NICR Peer Review 2018

The Northern Ireland Cancer Registry had a peer review done in the summer 2018 by an academic review panel.  The purpose of the review was to assist and support the Cancer Registry so that it can continue to provide a high quality of service to contribute to cancer control in NI.  To download a copy of the final report by click here.

The N. Ireland Cancer Registry 2018-19 Operational Plan

The most up-to-date N. Ireland Cancer Registry 2018-19 Operational Plan is now available for download (click here). 

Launch of Care of lung cancer patients in N. Ireland diagnosed 2014 report

The launch of the Care of lung cancer patients in N. Ireland diagnosed 2014 report took place on Friday 15 September in the Great Hall, Lanyon Building, Queens University Belfast. Download the report

Health Committee visit to Queens University, Belfast

Further to the Health Committee visit to Queens on 17 November 2016.  The N. Ireland Cancer Registry provided a detailed report about the Registry work.  Download a copy via this link

Prostate cancer screening: A north/south comparison in Ireland

Dr Anna Gavin presents at the IARC 50th Anniversary Conference about Prostate cancer screening: A north/south comparison in Ireland study. To view the online video please click here

2012 Breast Cancer Audit

The report “Monitoring care for female breast cancer patients in Northern Ireland diagnosed 2012 (with comparisons to 1996, 2001 and 2006)” is a comprehensive audit of breast cancer patients that reports on all aspects of cancer patients’ care pathway including, referral and presentation, investigation, diagnosis, treatment & after-care. The audit is funded by Guidelines and Audit Implementation Network (GAIN). 

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Macmillan Cancer Support develops Local Cancer Intelligence Tool 

Macmillan Cancer Support collaborated with the Northern Ireland Cancer Registry (NICR) to develop the Local Cancer Intelligence Tool, to help the people understand more about the changing cancer population. For more information about how to access the Local Cancer Intelligence Tool please click this link.