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  • CERVIVA - Irish Cervical Screening Research Consortium | National Cancer Registry Ireland
    women will be infected at some stage in their life In most cases infection lasts only a few months before it is cleared by the woman s own immune system However the infection persists in a small percentage of women and these women are at increased risk of cervical cancer The disease is characterised by a well defined pre malignancy phase making early detection possible with modern cytology screening methods A national cervical screening programme CervicalCheck was introduced in Ireland in 2008 The introduction of screening programmes in other countries has seen a dramatic decrease in cervical cancer incidence and mortality rates in the population Under the auspices of the CERVIVA research consortium researchers at the National Cancer Registry aimed to investigate attitudes and psychological impact of screening This research comprised A postal survey of women s attitudes towards cervical screening cervical cancer HPV vaccination and HPV testing Focus groups in women to assess women s attitudes knowledge and practices with regard to cervical screening and HPV testing and vaccination In depth face to face interviews with women who had an HPV DNA test performed at a colposcopy clinic in order to understand the psychological impact of HPV testing on women A longitudinal survey of the psychological impact of colposcopy and related interventions on women over a 12 month follow up period A postal survey amongst general practitioners GPs to provide evidence based information to support education and outreach programmes that increase awareness among GPs of screening HPV infection and HPV vaccination The ultimate aim of this research is to improve cervical screening experiences for women Related news Women s views about HPV testing may present a challenge for cervical screening programmes CERVIVA study highlights the influential role of GPs in women s cervical screening behaviours New study reveals the

    Original URL path: http://www.ncri.ie/research/projects/cerviva-irish-cervical-screening-research-consortium (2014-07-21)
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  • CERVIVA 2 - Irish Cervical Screening Research Consortium | National Cancer Registry Ireland
    Consortium Home Research Research projects CERVIVA 2 Irish Cervical Screening Research Cons Research themes Descriptive epidemiology Health services research Aetiological research Research projects Research publications Research reports Scientific papers Presentations Research partners Research team Status Ongoing Cancer s Cervix uteri Head neck Research theme s Health services research Research workstream s Cancer screening Related staff Prof Linda Sharp Collaborators co investigators Dr Grainne Flannelly National Maternity Hospital Dublin Dr Cara Martin Coombe Hospital Dublin Prof Charles Normand Trinity College Dublin Prof John O Leary Coombe Hospital Dublin Prof Michael Turner Coombe Hospital Dublin Funding source Health Research Board CERVIVA www cerviva ie is a highly successful health service research consortium in the area of cervical screening and human papillomavirus HPV infection CERVIVA 2 aims to build on that success and conduct further research in cervical screening and for the first time in Ireland other cancers linked to HPV The CERVIVA 2 research programme which has been funded by a Collaborative Applied Research Group award from the Health Research Board includes four workpackages Workpackage 1 evaluation of strategies for triage of women with a HPV positive primary screening test Workpackage 2 determine the optimal cervical screening strategy in the HPV vaccination

    Original URL path: http://www.ncri.ie/research/projects/cerviva-2-irish-cervical-screening-research-consortium (2014-07-21)
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  • CERVIVA ICE - Irish Cervical Screening Research Consortium | National Cancer Registry Ireland
    projects CERVIVA ICE Irish Cervical Screening Research Co Research themes Descriptive epidemiology Health services research Aetiological research Research projects Research publications Research reports Scientific papers Presentations Research partners Research team Status Ongoing Cancer s Cervix uteri Research theme s Health services research Research workstream s Cancer screening Health economics of cancer Related staff Dr Mairead O Connor Prof Linda Sharp Collaborators co investigators Dr Grainne Flannelly National Maternity Hospital Dublin Dr Cara Martin Coombe Hospital Dublin Prof Charles Normand Trinity College Dublin Prof John O Leary Coombe Hospital Dublin Prof Michael Turner Coombe Hospital Dublin Funding source Health Research Board CERVIVA is a highly successful health services research consortium which has successfully delivered results in relation to the views and attitudes of women towards cervical screening in Ireland and the psychological impact of cervical screening and human papillomavirus HPV testing on women CERVIVA ICE aims to build on the results from CERVIVA and bridges the gap between clinical population health and health services research in the areas of health economics molecular biology and epidemiology and psycho educational intervention in the area of cervical pre cancer screening Specifically CERVIVA ICE aims to Explore the role of human papillomavirus HPV testing Examine the use of prognostic biomarkers Conduct health economic modelling using existing cervical cytology HPV testing and prognostic biomarkers Investigate the impact of HPV testing on colposcopy referral patterns Explore the psychological and social impact of having an abnormal smear and or positive HPV test and Develop a psycho educational intervention for women to alleviate the psychological after effects of colposcopy and related follow up procedures for abnormal smears The outputs of this research programme are expected to significantly inform CervicalCheck and make a significant contribution to improving the quality of life for all Irish women Related news Women s views

    Original URL path: http://www.ncri.ie/research/projects/cerviva-ice-irish-cervical-screening-research-consortium (2014-07-21)
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  • Challenges in cancer survivorship - costs, inequalities and post-treatment follow-up (ICE Project) | National Cancer Registry Ireland
    Cancer survivorship Health economics of cancer Related staff Dr Alison Pearce Dr Aileen Timmons Prof Linda Sharp Collaborators co investigators Dr Pamela Gallagher Dublin City University Dr Michal Molcho National University of Ireland Galway Prof Ciaran O Neill National University of Ireland Galway Dr Audrey Thomas National University of Ireland Galway Funding source Health Research Board Due to population ageing and trends in risk factors the number of people diagnosed with cancer is growing Survival for many cancers has improved over the last 20 to 30 years Together these trends mean that an increasing number of people are living in Ireland with or beyond cancer As cancer treatments improve people with cancer are able to complete primary treatment and resume their everyday activities transitioning from patient to survivor However many survivors experience ongoing physical cognitive and emotional issues and have continuing needs for medical and non medical support and care This research programme aims to investigate three emerging areas which present particular challenges to the health services and society in relation to cancer survivorship Acceptability preferences and costs of alternative models of follow up care for survivors of colorectal and prostate cancer Workforce participation and productivity losses in cancer survivors Inequalities in clinical and patient reported outcomes between rural and urban cancer survivors The programme is being undertaken by three HRB Interdisciplinary Capacity Enhancement ICE Award research fellows specialising in different methodologies epidemiology health economics and health services research psycho oncology They will use a range of research methods to address the study aims including literature reviews surveys qualitative interviews with patients and care providers and health economic modelling This programme addresses a number of key challenges to the health care system in providing appropriate and adequate care to cancer survivors It will provide information about the best way to

    Original URL path: http://www.ncri.ie/research/projects/challenges-cancer-survivorship-costs-inequalities-and-post-treatment-follow-ice (2014-07-21)
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  • Childhood and adolescent cancer survival and incidence | National Cancer Registry Ireland
    reports Scientific papers Presentations Research partners Research team FAQs All FAQs FAQs about us About our data how we collect it Using interpreting our data Cancer information Troubleshooting Childhood and adolescent cancer survival and incidence Home Research Research projects Childhood and adolescent cancer survival and incid Research themes Descriptive epidemiology Health services research Aetiological research Research projects Research publications Research reports Scientific papers Presentations Research partners Research team Status Ongoing Cancer s All invasive Brain Central nervous system Leukaemia Lymphoma Research theme s Descriptive epidemiology Research workstream s Cancer incidence treatment mortality surveillance Cancer survival Related staff Dr Paul Walsh Dr Harry Comber Retired Dr Sandra Deady Collaborators co investigators National Paediatric Haematology Oncology Centre Our Lady s Hospital Crumlin Dublin Funding source National Cancer Registry Ireland This project has examined time trends and variation between cancer types in incidence and survival for children aged 0 14 years and variation of survival geographically and by area based deprivation levels Stack et al 2007 Walsh et al 2011 Further work is planned to update time trends and to compare survival between children age 0 14 and adolescents young adults age 15 19 and 20 24 Related papers Childhood cancer survival in

    Original URL path: http://www.ncri.ie/research/projects/childhood-and-adolescent-cancer-survival-and-incidence (2014-07-21)
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  • Comorbidity and age in prostate cancer treatment and survival | National Cancer Registry Ireland
    research Research workstream s Cancer survival Patterns determinants and experiences of cancer treatment Related staff Dr Marianna de Camargo Cancela former staff Dr Harry Comber Retired Prof Linda Sharp Funding source Sanofi There is evidence from a range of countries that clinical decisions regarding older men diagnosed with prostate cancer are based on the patient s age rather than their ability to benefit from treatment However geriatric oncology guidelines state that fit older men with prostate cancer should receive curative treatment The aims of this project were to a document trends on prostate cancer treatment and survival at the population level b identify predictors of treatment receipt with particular emphasis on age and co morbidity and c identify predictors of survival The project involved three phases The first phase was a national postal survey of radiation oncologists and urologists to identify which clinical medical and non clinical factors impact on treatment decision making For each of 68 comorbid conditions from ACE 27 clinicians were asked to rate the extent to which these would impact on a decision of whether or not to recommend radical prostatectomy radiotherapy or androgen deprivation therapy Clinicians were also invited to indicate which non medical issues including age life expectancy mobility marital status support at home distance from hospital of treatment likelihood of side effects following treatment quality of life after treatment patient s and family s preferences and health insurance status would impact on their treatment recommendations In the second phase hospital in patient episodes HIPE records were used to create various measures of co morbidity for prostate cancer patients in Ireland Time trends in and predictors of different treatment modalities were investigated Specific attention was paid to determining the extent to which associations between age and curative and other forms of treatment could be

    Original URL path: http://www.ncri.ie/research/projects/comorbidity-and-age-prostate-cancer-treatment-and-survival (2014-07-21)
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  • Complete | National Cancer Registry Ireland
    Infographics Research Research themes Descriptive epidemiology Health services research Aetiological research Research projects Research publications Research reports Scientific papers Presentations Research partners Research team FAQs All FAQs FAQs about us About our data how we collect it Using interpreting our data Cancer information Troubleshooting Complete Home Research Research projects Complete Research themes Descriptive epidemiology Health services research Aetiological research Research projects Research publications Research reports Scientific papers Presentations Research partners Research team You are currently viewing a list of Complete projects Click here to go to a full list of projects Project title Research theme Cancers Status Comorbidity and age in prostate cancer treatment and survival Descriptive epidemiology Health services research Prostate Complete Cost effectiveness of options for a colorectal cancer screening programme in Ireland Health services research Colorectal Complete Epidemiology of breast cancer subtypes in Ireland Descriptive epidemiology Health services research Breast Complete EUROCOURSE Descriptive epidemiology All invasive Complete Factors influencing PSA testing among GPs Health services research Prostate Complete Factors underlying differences and trends in PSA testing biopsy and prostate cancer incidence in Ireland 1994 2003 Health services research Prostate Complete National audit of rectal cancer surgery 2007 Health services research Rectum Complete Pleural mesothelioma incidence and survival

    Original URL path: http://www.ncri.ie/research-status/complete (2014-07-21)
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  • CONCORD-2 – international cancer survival comparisons | National Cancer Registry Ireland
    FAQs about us About our data how we collect it Using interpreting our data Cancer information Troubleshooting CONCORD 2 international cancer survival comparisons Home Research Research projects CONCORD 2 international cancer survival compar Research themes Descriptive epidemiology Health services research Aetiological research Research projects Research publications Research reports Scientific papers Presentations Research partners Research team Status Ongoing Cancer s Breast Cervix uteri Childhood leukaemia Colon Leukaemia Liver Lung Ovary Prostate Rectum Research theme s Descriptive epidemiology Research workstream s Cancer survival Related staff Dr Paul Walsh Dr Harry Comber Retired Collaborators co investigators CONCORD Programme London School of Hygiene Tropical Medicine Other cancer registries worldwide Funding source National Cancer Registry Ireland The CONCORD Programme at the London School of Hygiene Tropical Medicine aims to describe and explain international variations in cancer survival including Europe North America and other continents The National Cancer Registry contributed data to the first phase of the project which examined survival of patients diagnosed during the years 1990 94 Coleman et al 2008 The CONCORD 2 study was launched in 2012 covering ten major cancer types in adults and leukaemia in children It includes data from over 270 cancer registries in 61 countries including Ireland on

    Original URL path: http://www.ncri.ie/research/projects/concord-2-%E2%80%93-international-cancer-survival-comparisons (2014-07-21)
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