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  • Why is National Cancer Registry data a few years behind? | National Cancer Registry Ireland
    data how we collect it Using interpreting our data Cancer information Troubleshooting Why is National Cancer Registry data a few years behind Home FAQs About our data how we collect it Why is National Cancer Registry data a few years b All FAQs FAQs about us About our data how we collect it Using interpreting our data Cancer information Troubleshooting There are a number of reasons for this Most newly diagnosed cancer cases are identified by us within 12 months of the diagnosis date However as cancer cases are identified through a number of sources such as pathology reports scans and x rays and from a number of health care providers it is essential that all the reports be put into a single record containing the best and most accurate information available This is a very time consuming exercise and we have limited resources Strict quality control is carried out in line with best international practice before completing the final report The data cannot be published until case reporting is estimated to be at least 95 complete and the last 10 is the most difficult to complete Rating Select rating Give it 1 5 Give it 2 5 Give it

    Original URL path: http://www.ncri.ie/faqs/collecting-cancer-data/why-are-irish-cancer-registry-cancer-data-few-years-behind (2014-07-21)
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  • How does cancer compare with other causes of death in Ireland? | National Cancer Registry Ireland
    atlases Research publications Research reports Scientific papers Presentations All Ireland cancer statistics 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 How does cancer compare with other causes of death in Ireland Home FAQs Cancer information How does cancer compare with other causes of death All FAQs FAQs about us About our data how we collect it Using interpreting our data Cancer information Troubleshooting The main causes of death in Ireland differ very little from one year to the next The three main causes of death in Ireland are as follows Heart Disease Cancer Diseases of the Respiratory System For further information please view our Data Statistics section Rating Select rating Give it 1 5 Give it 2 5 Give it 3 5 Give it 4 5 Give it 5 5 Cancel rating Your rating None Average 3 1 vote Is this information helpful Please rate the FAQ answer This FAQ was last modified on Thu 15 08 2013 Printer friendly version Building 6800 Cork

    Original URL path: http://www.ncri.ie/faqs/cancer-information/how-does-cancer-compare-other-causes-death-ireland (2014-07-21)
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  • Who gets cancer? | National Cancer Registry Ireland
    our data Cancer information Troubleshooting Who gets cancer Home FAQs Cancer information Who gets cancer All FAQs FAQs about us About our data how we collect it Using interpreting our data Cancer information Troubleshooting Unfortunately almost anyone can develop cancer even children and young adults who lead active healthy lives The largest number of cancers occur in the 65 age group Read more in our Data Statistics section Rating Select

    Original URL path: http://www.ncri.ie/faqs/cancer-information/who-gets-cancer (2014-07-21)
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  • What types of cancer are most common? | National Cancer Registry Ireland
    it Using interpreting our data Cancer information Troubleshooting What types of cancer are most common Home FAQs Cancer information What types of cancer are most common All FAQs FAQs about us About our data how we collect it Using interpreting our data Cancer information Troubleshooting To find out more about the different types of cancer and their frequency in Ireland visit our Data Statistics section Rating Select rating Give it

    Original URL path: http://www.ncri.ie/faqs/cancer-information/what-types-cancer-are-most-common (2014-07-21)
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  • What causes cancer? | National Cancer Registry Ireland
    interpreting our data Cancer information Troubleshooting What causes cancer Home FAQs Cancer information What causes cancer All FAQs FAQs about us About our data how we collect it Using interpreting our data Cancer information Troubleshooting It is rarely possible to find the cause of a cancer in an individual but studies on groups of people with cancer have shown specific risk factors to be associated with specific cancers This suggests that different types of cancer probably have different causes These studies also indicate that cancer formation is a multi step process and that for most cancers the time from a cancer causing exposure to a clinically diagnosable cancer averages about 20 years Among the known risk factors for cancer tobacco stands out Cigarette smoking is associated with lung cancers and with a substantial proportion of cancers of the bladder mouth and throat stomach pancreas and others Diet is also a risk factor higher cancer rates are seen in people who eat a diet high in fat and low in fresh vegetables and fruits It is estimated that diet and tobacco together account for approximately two out of three cancers The well established risk factors for breast cancer the most common cancer in women are not easily modifiable About 50 of breast cancers are thought to be explained by known risk factors such as a family history of cancer and hormonal functions associated with early onset of menstruation and late menopause delayed childbearing and having fewer children Few risk factors have been defined for the most common cancer in men prostate cancer Occupational studies have shown certain chemicals and other substances to be carcinogenic these include asbestos benzene arsenic vinyl chloride and other industrial products Exposure to these substances is thought to account for about 5 of all cancers Rating Select

    Original URL path: http://www.ncri.ie/faqs/cancer-information/what-causes-cancer (2014-07-21)
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  • Why won't the graphs print for me? | National Cancer Registry Ireland
    Scientific papers Presentations All Ireland cancer statistics 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 Why won t the graphs print for me Home FAQs Troubleshooting Why won t the graphs print for me All FAQs FAQs about us About our data how we collect it Using interpreting our data Cancer information Troubleshooting There appears to be a bug in the Adobe SVG Viewer which prevents it from printing SVG images over several pages The options are limited you can try using a different browser select only a handful of graphs at a time or else copy the graph image paste it into an image manipulation program and print it through that Rating Select rating Give it 1 5 Give it 2 5 Give it 3 5 Give it 4 5 Give it 5 5 Cancel rating Your rating None Average 4 1 vote Is this information helpful Please rate the FAQ answer This FAQ was last modified on Tue 14 05 2013 Printer

    Original URL path: http://www.ncri.ie/faqs/technical-questions/why-wont-graphs-print-me (2014-07-21)
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  • What do I need to do to see the graphs? | National Cancer Registry Ireland
    mapped Request data Publications Annual financial reports Cancer trends projections Statistical reports Cancer atlases Research publications Research reports Scientific papers Presentations All Ireland cancer statistics 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 What do I need to do to see the graphs Home FAQs Troubleshooting What do I need to do to see the graphs All FAQs FAQs about us About our data how we collect it Using interpreting our data Cancer information Troubleshooting You need a browser which supports the SVG format See the section on SVG Browser support on this page Rating Select rating Give it 1 5 Give it 2 5 Give it 3 5 Give it 4 5 Give it 5 5 Cancel rating Your rating None Average 4 5 2 votes Is this information helpful Please rate the FAQ answer This FAQ was last modified on Tue 13 08 2013 Printer friendly version Building 6800 Cork Airport Business Park Kinsale Road Cork Email info at ncri dot ie

    Original URL path: http://www.ncri.ie/faqs/technical-questions/what-do-i-need-do-see-graphs (2014-07-21)
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  • What is the difference between Comma Separated Format (CSV) and Excel Spreadsheet Format (CSV)? | National Cancer Registry Ireland
    Presentations All Ireland cancer statistics 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 What is the difference between Comma Separated Format CSV and Excel Spreadsheet Format CSV Home FAQs Troubleshooting What is the difference between Comma Separated For All FAQs FAQs about us About our data how we collect it Using interpreting our data Cancer information Troubleshooting There isn t any difference between these formats In user testing it was found that many users did not realise that data in the Comma Separated Format CSV would open in their default spreadsheet application and instead chose the more cumbersome HTML format We added this second description of the CSV format to aid these users Rating Select rating Give it 1 5 Give it 2 5 Give it 3 5 Give it 4 5 Give it 5 5 Cancel rating Your rating None Average 4 5 2 votes Is this information helpful Please rate the FAQ answer This FAQ was last modified on Tue 14 05

    Original URL path: http://www.ncri.ie/faqs/technical-questions/what-difference-between-comma-separated-format-csv-and-excel-spreadsheet (2014-07-21)
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