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Cancer Trends No 22. Primary Bone Cancer March
National Cancer Registry Ireland (NCRI), The
Case numbers, tumour sites and histological types Between 1994 and 2012, 671 cases of invasive primary bone cancer were diagnosed in Ireland, an annual average of 15 female and 21 male cases (Table 1). Incidence rate in males was almost 50% higher than in females and lifetime risk was approximately 1 in 2,000 for females and 1 in 1,300 for males. At the end of 2012, there were 348 people alive in the Irish population that had had a diagnosis of primary bone cancer at some time since 1994.
Keyword(s): CANCER; STATISTICAL DATA; DATA COLLECTION; BONE DENSITY
Publication Date:
2014
Type: Report
Peer-Reviewed: Unknown
Language(s): English
Institution: Lenus
Publisher(s): National Cancer Registry Ireland (NCRI)
Related Link(s): http://www.ncri.ie/
First Indexed: 2016-04-23 07:01:34 Last Updated: 2017-05-12 07:10:35