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Cancer Report Ireland shows 50 percent rise in new cases since the 1990's

Cancer Report Ireland shows 50 percent rise in new cases since the 1990's

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It's been almost 40 years since the National Cancer Act was enacted in the US. Today the national cancer registry in Ireland reports that there is a rise of 50 percent in cancer cases in Ireland since the 1990's (although most attributed to the aging population),
It's been almost 40 years since the National Cancer Act was enacted in the US. Today the national cancer registry in Ireland reports that there is a rise of 50 percent in cancer cases in Ireland since the 1990's (although most attributed to the aging population),

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Published by: Anthony McCartney on Sep 01, 2011
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Cancer in Ireland 2011:
 Annual report of the National Cancer Registry
 
 
Cancer in Ireland 2011
 
 
 
Contents
 
Cancer
 
in
 
Ireland
 
2011
 
1. Incidence .................................................................................. 12. Mortality ................................................................................... 33. Person years of life lost due to cancer ............................................... 54. Incidence and mortality: Ireland and other European countries .................. 75. Prevalence .............................................................................. 126. Age profile of patients at diagnosis and death .................................... 147. Trends ................................................................................... 217.1 Incidence trends ................................................................. 217.2 Comparing incidence and mortality rates for site specific cancers ...... 227.3 Mortality long term trends ................................................... 248. Geographical variation in incidence ................................................. 259. Treatments .............................................................................. 289.1 Treatment by age-group ........................................................ 309.2 Treatment by period ............................................................ 3110. Survival .................................................................................. 33References ................................................................................... 38Appendix: Tables ........................................................................... 39

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