Lung

Lung Cancer in Ireland

Map of Ireland with text reading how 'lung caner is the leading cause of cancer deaths in Ireland'.

More people die of lung cancer than colorectal and breast cancer combined.1

Graphic with text stating how nearly 2,600 new cases of lung cancer will be diagnosed in Ireland per year.
Map of Ireland showing the counties with the highest incidence of lung cancer.
Source: National Cancer Registry of Ireland2
Infographic showing the risk factors for lung cancer including smoking.,
  1. National Cancer Registry of Ireland, All Cancers Fact Sheet, 2018, last accessed October 2023 from https://www.ncri.ie/sites/ncri/files/factsheets/Factsheet%20all%20cancers.pdf
  2. National Cancer Registry of Ireland, Lung Cancer Fact Sheet, 2018, last accessed October 2023 from https://www.ncri.ie/sites/ncri/files/factsheets/Factsheet%20lung.pdf
  3. Irish Cancer Society, last accessed October 2023 from https://www.cancer.ie/cancer-information-and-support/cancer-types/lung-cancer/what-increases-my-risk-of-lung-cancer