Skip to main content
Queen's University Belfast Logo

Northern Ireland Cancer Registry

N. Ireland Cancer Registry


Hajdarevic S, Hvidberg L, Lin Y, Donnelly C, Gavin A, Lagerlund M, Pedersen AF, Rasmussen BH, Runesdotter S, Vedsted P, Tishelman C.  Awareness of sunburn in childhood, use of sunbeds and change of moles in Denmark, Northern Ireland, Norway and Sweden.  European Journal of Public Health DOI: ckv112 First published online: 16 June 2015  (IF 2.591) Implications of Research for Services download

Crocetti E, Mallone S, Eid Robsahm T, Gavin A, Agius D, Ardanaz E,  Chirlaque Lopez MD, Innos K, Minicozzi P, Borgognoni L, Pierannunzio D, Eisemann N and the EUROCARE-5 Working Group. Survival of patients with skin melanoma in Europe increases further: Results of the EUROCARE-5 study.  European Journal of Cancer 2015; 51: Issue 15; 2179–2190 doi:10.1016/j.ejca.2015.07.039 (IF 5.417).

Bannon FJ, McCaughan JA, Traynor C, O'Brien K, Gavin AT, Maxwell AP, Comber H, Conlon PJ.  Surveillance of non-melanoma skin cancer incidence rates in kidney transplant recipients in Ireland. Transplantation. 2014 Sep 27;98(6):646-52. doi: 10.1097/TP.0000000000000115.

O’Rorke MA, Black C, Murray LJ, Cardwell CR, Gavin A, Cantwell MM.  Do perinatal and early life exposures influence the risk of malignant melanoma?  A Northern Ireland birth cohort Analysis.  Eur J Cancer. 2013 Mar;49(5):1109-16. doi: 10.1016/j.ejca.2012.10.017. Epub 2012 Nov 9

Gavin A, Boyle R, Donnelly D, Donnelly C, Gordon S, McElwee G, O’Hagan A. Trends in skin cancer knowledge, sun protection practices and behaviours in the Northern Ireland population. European Journal of Public Health, June 2012, doi: 10.1093/eurpub/ckr087

Chaillol I, Boniol M, Middleton RJ, Dore JF, Autier P, Gavin AT.  Seasonality of cutaneous melanoma diagnosis in Northern Ireland with a review.  Melanoma Research, April 2011, doi: 10.1097/CMR.0b013e328343a619.

Boyle R, O'Hagan AH, Donnelly D, Donnelly C, Gordon S, McElwee G, Gavin AT. Trends in reported sun bed use, sunburn, sun care knowledge and attitudes in a UK region: results of a survey of the Northern Ireland population.  British Journal of Dermatology, December 2010, doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2133.2010.09977.x.

Gavin A, Donnelly C, Devlin A, Devereux C, O’Callaghan G, McElwee G, Gordon S, Crossan T, McMahon N, Loan P, Martin S, McPeak L, Caughley J and O’Hagan AH.  Public at risk: a survey of sunbed parlour operating practices in Northern Ireland.  British Journal of Dermatology, March 2010, doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2133.2009.09591.x.

Montella A, Gavin A, Middleton R, Autier P, Boniol M. Cutaneous melanoma mortality starting to change: a study of trends in Northern Ireland. European Journal of Cancer, September 2009, doi:10.1016/j.ejca.2009.03.004.

Cantwell M, Murray L, Catney DC, Donnelly D, Autier P, Boniol M, Fox C, Middleton RJ, Dolan OM, Gavin AT. Second primary cancers in patients with skin cancer: a population-based study in Northern Ireland. British Journal of Cancer,  January 2009, doi:10.1038/sj.bjc.6604842.

Hoey SEH, Devereux CE, Murray L, Catney D, Gavin A, Kumar D, Donnelly D, Dolan OM. Skin cancer trends in Northern Ireland and consequences for provision of dermatology services.  British Journal of Dermatology, June 2007, doi10.1111/j.1365-2133.2007.07936.x.

McMullan EA, Kee F, Patterson CC, Gavin AT, Dolan OM. Improving survival for melanoma in Northern Ireland: a comparison of two 5-year periods (1984-88 and 1994-98). British Journal of Dermatology, onlin September 2004 Sep, DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2133.2004.06071.x

Owen T, Fitzpatrick D, Dolon O, Gavin AT. Knowledge, attitudes and behaviour in the sun: the barriers to behavioural changes in Northern Ireland. Ulster Medical Journal 2004 Nov; 73(2): 96-104.

McLoone Nm, Middleton RJ, Gavin AT, Walsh M, Dolan OM.  Audit of basal cell carcinoma: registration practice.  British Journal of Dermatology Feb 2003; DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2133.2003.05097_7.x

Hunter HL, Dolan OM, McMullen E, Donnelly D and Gavin A.  Incidence and survival in patients with cutaneous malignant melanoma: experience in a UK population, 1984-2009.   Br J Dermatol. 2013 Mar;168(3):676-8. doi: 10.1111/bjd.12046.

Black RJ, Gavin AT.  Photocarcinogenic risk of narrowband ultraviolet B (TL-01) photototherapy: early follow-up data (Letter). British Journal of Dermatology, 2006, doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2133.2005.07085.x

Pedlow PJ, Walsh MY, Patterson CC, Atkinson RJ, Lowry WS. Cutaneous malignant melanoma in Northern Ireland - British Journal of Cancer 1997; 76(1) 124-126:

Peer reviewed publications
Peer reviewed publications