Appointment as Chair of the National Cancer Registry Board

The Minister for Health, Simon Harris TD, has appointed the following person as Chair of the National Cancer Registry Board. The appointment is from 31st May 2017 and ending 14th February 2021.

Dr Jerome Coffey

Dr Jerome Coffey, Consultant Radiation Oncologist with St Luke’s Radiation Oncology Network, has worked with the National Cancer Control Programme (NCCP) since 2008. Dr Coffey was appointed as the Director of the NCCP in January 2016. Dr Coffey sits on the Cancer Trials Ireland Board and is a member of a number of groups, including the National Cancer Strategy Steering Group and the Scientific Council of the International Agency for Research on Cancer. His research interests include the management of breast and urological cancers, especially testicular germ cell tumours and prostate.