More than a quarter of cancers in Northern Ireland are being diagnosed in hospital emergency departments, according to Cancer Research UK.
The study, published in The Lancet Oncology, was supported by NI Cancer Registry at Queen's University Belfast.
It looked at 857,068 cases diagnosed between 2012 and 2017 in six countries including Australia, Denmark and the UK.
Clare Crossey, 35, from Lurgan was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukaemia in February 2018 after being admitted to hospital as an emergency.
The 35-year-old mother-of-two, who is a domiciliary care assistant, sud