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2011 Annual Conference Presentations

Plenary Session #1

CASCADE BALLROOM C, KICC

8:30 am - 10:15 am

Keeping Pace with Policy

Moderator: Stephen Wyatt, DDS
University of Kentucky College of Public Health

9:00 am - 9:30 am

The Impact of Cancer Survival Studies on Health Policy
Michel Coleman, BA, BM, BCh, MSc, FFPH
Professor, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

Concurrent Session #1

1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Section B:
INNOVATIVE APPROACHES TO DATA COLLECTION

208, KICC

Moderator: C Phillips

05

Integrating the SEER*RX Tool into Registry Systems
AR Houser, C/NET Solutions

07

An Evaluation of Automated CS Data Collection: Unleashing the Power of the Electronic Health Record
G Lee, Cancer Care Ontario

08

Improvements to a Web-Based Application for Physician Office Cancer Case Reporting
AA Austin, New York State Cancer Registry, New York State Department of Health

Section C:
CAPTURING INFORMATION FROM ELECTRONIC REPORTING SOURCES

209, KICC

Moderator: N Aargaard

09

A Web-Based Software Application for Casefinding from ePath Reports
I Hands, Kentucky Cancer Registry

10

Monitoring Electronic Report Flow Via a Restful Web Application
D Rust, Kentucky Cancer Registry

11

Automated Detection of Cancer in Diagnostic Imaging Reports
G Cernile, Artificial Intelligence in Medicine, Inc.

Section D:
ANALYTIC EPIDEMIOLOGY

210, KICC

Moderator: D Deapen

13

Explaining the Geographic Distribution of Colorectal Cancer Survival: An Iowa Example
K Matthews, University of Iowa

15

Early-Stage Lung Cancer Survival in Kentucky: Exploring the Influence of Smoking Cessation and Mental Health Status
C Hopenhayn, University of Kentucky

16

Using Race/Ethnic Comparisons to Explore Breast Carcinoma In Situ (CIS) Incidence and Breast Cancer Mortality Rate Trends in California, 1988-2007
J Morgan, School of Public Health, Loma Linda University / Region 5 of the California Cancer Registry

Section E:
USING DATA TO ADVANCE SCIENCE

211, KICC

Moderator: D Shipley

18

Technical Feasibility of Establishing a Proactive Cancer Cluster Surveillance System
JJ Plascak, The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center - James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute / The Ohio State University College of Public Health

Concurrent Session #2

3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Section A:
EDUCATION AND TRAINING

207, KICC

Moderator: P Nicolin

21

Update on NCRA Informatics Efforts
HR Menck, University of Southern California

22

Cyber Cancer Registry: Where We Are - Where We Are Going
L Douglas, CDC / NPCR

23

Results of the NCRA Hospital Workload Study
HR Menck, University of Southern California

Section B:
INNOVATIVE APPROACHES TO DATA COLLECTION

208, KICC

Moderator: G Levin

24

Economic Analysis of the National Program of Cancer Registries: Initial Findings
F Tangka, CDC

26

SEER*ABS Abstracting Tool
L Coyle, IMS, Inc.

Section C:
ANALYTIC EPIDEMIOLOGY

210, KICC

Moderator: D West

28

The Use of Cause-Specific Survival in SEER Population-Based Registries When Relative Survival Fails
LAG Ries, NCI

Section D:
USING DATA TO ADVANCE SCIENCE

211, KICC

Moderator: A Stewart

32

Using Cancer Registry Data to Advance the Science of Drug Safety: Results from a Post-Marketing Drug Safety Surveillance Study of Adult Osteosarcoma
K Midkiff, RTI Health Solutions

33

Using Cancer Registry Data for Post-Marketing Surveillance of Rare Cancers
H Weir, CDC

35

Selecting the Optimal Window Size for Spatial Scan Statistics
L Zhu, NCI

Section E:
COLLABORATIVE ENGAGEMENT

209, KICC

Moderator: C Wiggins

37

Opportunities for Improving the Use of Cancer Registry Data in Drug Safety Studies: Factors Influencing Interview Response Rate
D Harris, RTI Health Solutions

38

NCI SEER Edits Engine: An Interoperable Approach to Data Validation
F Depry, IMS, Inc.

Concurrent Session #3

8:00 am - 9:30 am

Section A:
DATA QUALITY

207, KICC

Moderator: K Davidson-Allen

40

Lessons Learned from SEER Reliability Coding Practice Studies Software Development
J Cyr, IMS, Inc.

41

Growing Pains: Lessons Learned from the Implementation of the NAACCR v12 Record Layout
DK O'Brien, Alaska Cancer Registry

42

Galloping into the Future: What's Next for the SEER Hematopoietic and Lymphoid Neoplasm Project
MB Adamo, NCI SEER

43

What the GIST?!
C Moody, California Cancer Registry

Section B:
INITIATIVES IN INTEROPERABILITY

208, KICC

Moderator: G Yee

44

National Program of Cancer Registries - Advancing E-cancer Reporting and Registry Operations (NPCR-AERRO): Activities Overview
S Jones, CDC

47

Highlights of Valuable CAP eCC Features for Cancer Registries
A Pitkus, College of American Pathologists

Section C:
DATA SECURITY

210, KICC

Moderator: L Stephenson

48

Central Cancer Registry: Documenting the Security of Your IT Infrastructure
S Van Heest, CDC

50

Security Isn't Just a Central Cancer Registry (CCR) Issue: How One CCR Helped Reporting Facilities Improve Their Security
N Cole, Missouri Cancer Registry / University of Missouri

51

ARRA HITECH: Challenges, Opportunities and Implications for Central Cancer Registries (CCRs)
I Zachary, Missouri Cancer Registry / University of Missouri Informatics Institute

Section D:
TRENDS IN INCIDENCE AND MORTALITY

209, KICC

Moderator: R Rycroft

52

Cancer Trends Among Persons of African Descent in Florida - A Florida Cancer Data System (FCDS) Publication
MN Hernandez, Florida Cancer Data System, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center

53

Age-Period-Cohort Robust Bayesian Models for Projecting Cancer Incidence and Mortality in Puerto Rico
L Pericchi, University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras

Section E:
USING DATA TO ADVANCE SCIENCE

211, KICC

Moderator: D Christie

57

Distribution of HPV Types Among a Population-Based Sample of U.S. Invasive Cervical Cancers Across Five U.S. States
C Hopenhayn, University of Kentucky

58

CDC Human Papillomavirus Typing of Cancers Study with Seven Registries: Evaluating Representativeness
M Watson, CDC, Division of Cancer Prevention and Control

Plenary Session #3

CASCADE BALLROOM C, KICC

10:00 am - 11:15 am

Keeping Pace with Technology

Moderator: Ken Gerlach, MPH, CTR
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Program of Cancer Registries

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Electronic Physician Reporting in the Emerging E-Health Environment
Eric Durbin, MS
Director of Cancer Informatics, Kentucky Cancer Registry

Concurrent Session #4

8:30 am - 10:00 am

Section A:
DATA QUALITY

207, KICC

Moderator: M Celaya

60

Cancer Data Quality Control by Proportion of Unknown Stage - Data Assessment Workgroup #1
Q Yu, LSU Health Sciences Center

61

Benign/Borderline Intercranial and Central Nervous System Tumors in the CINA Deluxe Data - Data Assessment
B Huang, University of Kentucky

Section B:
ISSUES IN DATA COLLECTION

208, KICC

Moderator: J Harris

65

Population-Based Surveillance for High-Grade Pre-Invasive Cervical Cancer in Kentucky, Louisiana, and Michigan, 2009
EW Flagg, CDC

66

Taming the Text: Incorporating eMaRC Plus into Florida Central Registry Pathology Laboratory Processing
J MacKinnon, University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine

67

High Grade Dysplasia and Carcinoma In Situ - Are They Synonymous?
G Noonan, CancerCare Manitoba / Data and Quality Management Committee

Section C:
TRENDS IN INCIDENCE AND MORTALITY

209, KICC

Moderator: V Williams

68

Thyroid Cancer in the United States: Recent Increases
M Watson, CDC, Division of Cancer Prevention and Control

69

Cancer Trends in the Oldest Old
J Rees, Dartmouth Medical School

70

State Disparities in Colorectal Cancer Mortality Rate in the United States
D Naishadham, American Cancer Society

Section D:
ANALYTIC EPIDEMIOLOGY

210, KICC

Moderator: R Sherman

72

Proximity to Treatment and Likelihood of Mastectomy Among Early Stage Breast Cancer Patients
CJ Johnson, Cancer Data Registry of Idaho

75

Influence of Race, Socioeconomic Status, Insurance, and Hospital Type on Receipt of Guideline Adjuvant Systemic Therapy for Breast Cancer Patients
XC Wu, LSU Health Sciences Center / Louisiana Tumor Registry

Section E:
BEYOND CSV2

211, KICC

Moderator: M Adamo

76

When Policy Affects Data: The Effect of CoC's Shift in Staging Requirements
JL Phillips, American College of Surgeons

78

CS Parking Lot: What is it, What's in it, and Why Should I Care?
J Seiffert, Northrop Grumman

Concurrent Session #5

10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Section A:
DATA QUALITY

207, KICC

Moderator: S McFadden

81

Sex Misclassification in Central Cancer Registries
RL Sherman, FCDS, University of Miami

Section B:
INITIATIVES IN INFORMATICS

208, KICC

Moderator: C Johnson

85

A Paradigm Shift - NAACCR Standards Volume V and the College of American Pathologists' (CAP) Electronic-Cancer Checklists
JN Harrison, New York State Cancer Registry

86

Automated Classification of Pathology Reports into SEER Histology/Site Recode Classes
G Cernile, Artificial Intelligence in Medicine, Inc.

87

Requirements Analysis and Recommendations for CAP eCC Reporting to Cancer Registries
K Gerlach, CDC-NPCR

Section C:
DATA USE AND RESEARCH

209, KICC

Moderator: J Martin

88

Exploring the Relationship Between Urinary Tract Cancer Incidence and Ingestion of Inorganic Arsenic
A Pate, Oklahoma State Department of Health

89

Urban-Rural Gradient in Medulloblastoma Incidence During 1995-2006
FD Groves, University of Louisville

90

Predictors of Aggressive End-of-Life Care Among New York State Breast and Colorectal Cancer Patients
DA Patel, New York State Cancer Registry / University at Albany School of Public Health

91

Age Disparity in the Dissemination of Imatinib for Treating Chronic Myeloid Leukemia
C Wiggins, New Mexico Tumor Registry / University of New Mexico Cancer Center

Section D:
ANALYTIC EPIDEMIOLOGY

210, KICC

Moderator: M Green

94

Prevalence of HPV Infection in Head and Neck Cancers by Anatomic Subsite
L Liu, University of Southern California

95

Influence of Socioeconomic Status and Hospital Type on Disparities of Lymph Node Evaluation in Colon Cancer Patients
MC Hsieh, Louisiana Tumor Registry, School of Public Health, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center

Section E:
IN A CLASS ALL THEIR OWN

211, KICC

Moderator: R Pinder

97

Maintenance of a Registry Data Management System: Collaborative Results Stemming from the SEER*DMS Change Control Board
N Schussler, IMS, Inc.

99

The Feasibility of Using U.S. Census 2000 Public Use Microdata Sample (PUMS) to Evaluate Population Uniqueness for Population-Based Cancer Microdata
M Yu, NCI

Plenary Session #4

CASCADE BALLROOM C, KICC

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

The Finish Line

Moderator: Dennis Deapen, DrPH
Los Angeles Cancer Surveillance Program

Do All Registries Have to Do All Things?
Kevin Ward, PhD, MPH, CTR
Director, Georgia Center for Cancer Statistics