The First All-Ireland Cancer Atlas

Through a collaborative publication by the Northern Ireland Cancer Registry at Queen’s University Belfast and the National Cancer Registry in Cork, the first All-Ireland Cancer Atlas was created. Among the findings, the reported showed people in Northern Ireland to face a greater risk of developing lung cancer than those living in the Republic of Ireland. However, people in Northern Ireland are at lower risk of developing skin cancer. It is a PDF file accessible via this intro page.

Source: BBC

Sachiye Day, VERTICES intern. sachiye@vertices.com

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