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National Cancer Registry Ireland (NCRI)
Hosting Legal Entity
Self-standing RI
Building 6800, Cork Airport Business Park, Kinsale Road, National Cancer Registry Ireland, Cork, PO: T12 CDF7 (Ireland)
Type Of RI
Coordinating Country
Current Status:
Operational since 1991
Scientific Description
NCRI's functions were laid down in legislation in 1991 , with an amendment in 1996, and are as follows:1) To identify, collect, classify, record, store and analyse information relating to the incidence and prevalence of cancer and related tumours in Ireland;2) To collect, classify, record and store information in relation to each newly diagnosed individual cancer patient and in relation to each tumour which occurs;3) To promote and facilitate the use of the data thus collected in approved research and in the planning and management of services;4) To publish an annual report based on the activities of the Registry;5) To furnish advice, information and assistance in relation to any aspect of such service to the Minister.6) The intervening years have seen major advances in the fight against cancer, with improvements both in the effectiveness of treatment and reductions in the risk of developing some common cancers. Cancer research has been, and will continue to be fundamental to these advances. In Ireland, the National Cancer Registry is an important part of our fight against cancer.

RI Keywords
Registry, Cancer
RI Category
Registers and Survey-led Studies/Databases
Data Mining and Analysis (Methodological) Centers, including statistical analysis
Scientific Domain
Social Sciences
Biological and Medical Sciences
ESFRI Domain
Social and Cultural Innovation
Health and Food
Access to Cancer-Related Medical Record Data
Date of last update: 17/01/2018
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