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2014 Annual Conference Oral Presentations

TUESDAY, JUNE 24CONFERENCE DAY 1

Plenary Session #1
Governor General Ballroom - Level 4

8:30 am - 10:30 am

Future of Cancer Surveillance

Moderators: Jill MacKinnon & Maureen MacIntyre

Speakers:

  • Lynne Penberthy, MD, MPH, National Institutes of Health
  • Rising to the Challenge Or Keeping up with the Jetsons
    • Christie Eheman, MS, PhD, Cancer Surveillance Branch
  • Heather Bryant, MD, PhD, CCFP, FRCPC, Canadian Partnership Against Cancer
  • Robert S. Hauser, PharmD, PhD, American Society of Clinical Oncology

 

Concurrent Session #1

11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Section A:

IMPACT OF ELECTRONIC MEDICAL RECORDS
Provinces I - Level 4

Moderator: Jim Hofferkamp

01

Challenges and Opportunities for Cancer Registries with Meaningful Use Stages 2 and 3
I. Zachary, University of Missouri

02

Meaningful Use of Electronic Health Records: Electronic Physician Reporting to State Cancer Registries
W. Blumenthal, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

03

TumourTExtract – A Large Volume NLP Pipeline Network to Deliver and Extract Content From Imaging Reports for Cancer Registries
J. Patrick, Health Language Laboratories

04

Enhancing Early Capture of Population-Based Cancer Surveillance Data Through Inter-State Health Information Exchange
E.B. Durbin, Kentucky Cancer Registry

Section B:

SURVIVAL METHODS I
Ontario - Level 3

Moderator: Lin Xie

05

On the Estimation of Excess Hazard and Net Survival in the Presence of Missing Covariate Data: An Empirical Study
U. Nur, Cancer Research UK Cancer Survival Group

06

Estimating Relative Survival for Cancer: An Analysis of Bias Introduced by Outdated Life Tables
L.F. Ellison, Statistics Canada

07

Model Selection and Explained Variation of Survival from Cancer
B. Rachet, Cancer Research UK Cancer Survival Group

Section C:

DATA QUALITY
Les Saisons - Level 3

Moderator: Recinda Sherman

08

Assessing the Fitness for Use of the Primary Payer at Diagnosis Variable. Part A: The National View
K. Henry, Rutgers University

09

Assessing the Fitness for Use of the Primary Payer at Diagnosis Variable. Part B: Why New York has not Submitted This Data Item
A.R. Kahn, New York State Cancer Registry

10

Exploring the Disease Index Impact on Cancer Registry Data Completeness and Death Clearance Casefinding in Maryland
W. Ross, Westat, Inc.

11

Getting the Best out of Brain Tumor Cancer Registry Data
J.S. Barnholtz-Sloan, Case Comprehensive Cancer Center

Section D:

USING DATA FOR CANCER CONTROL I
Governor General Ballroom - Level 4

Moderator: Chandrika Rao

12

Does Compliance with CoC Guidelines for Minimum Lymph Node Count Really Matter?
J.W. Morgan, Loma Linda University School of Public Health

13

Indications for Positron-Emission Tomography Scans in Nova Scotia: A Validation of Timing Rules and Recorded Reasons for Scan in Non Small-Cell Lung Cancer
R. Dewar, Cancer Care Nova Scotia

14

Developing a Template to Use Cancer Surveillance Data to Investigate Cancer Disparities
S. Gershman, Massachusetts Department of Public Health

15

You Can’t Manage What You Don’t Measure: Setting the Stage for Measuring in Sixty, the Manitoba Cancer Patient Journey Initiative
J. Griffith, CancerCare Manitoba

Section E:

TREATMENT DATA
Quebec - Level 4

Moderator: Lynn Giljahn

16

Comparison of the Characteristics and Outcomes of Colon Cancer Patients Treated with Laparoscopic Colectomy Versus Open or Other Colectomy
B. Rettig, Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services

17

Impact of Race/Ethnicity and Socioeconomic Status on Adjuvant Chemotherapy Use Among Elderly Patients with Stage III Colon Cancer
M.C. Hsieh, Louisiana Tumor Registry

18

Declining Use of Liver Transplantation for Hepatocellular Cancer in California
R.D. Cress, Public Health Institute

19

Sociodemographic Disparities in Patient-Reported Pre- and Post-Treatment Sexual Functions for Localized Prostate Cancer
X.C. Wu, LSU Health Sciences Center

20

Geographic Inequalities in Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Surgical Treatment and Mortality
U. Nur, Cancer Research UK Cancer Survival Group

Plenary Session #2
Governor General Ballroom - Level 4

2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Cancer in Special Populations

Moderators: Glenn Copeland & Rosemary Cress


First Nations
Loraine D. Marrett, PhD, Director, Cancer Surveillance Unit, Cancer Care Ontario

Children
Elizabeth Ward, PhD, National Vice President for Intramural Research, American Cancer Society

Cancer and SES
Thomas C. Tucker, PhD, Director, Kentucky Cancer Registry, Markey Cancer Center

 

Concurrent Session #2

4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Section A:

REGISTRY OPERATIONS AND QUALITY CONTROL I
Provinces I - Level 4

Moderator: Darlene Dale

21

Synoptic Pathology Reporting: Collaborative Approach to National Implementation
A. Kwiatkowski, Canadian Partnership Against Cancer

22

Standardization for Reporting Cancer Biomarker Test Data
S. Jones, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

23

The Saskatchewan Cancer Registry: Innovative Uses and Opportunities to Accelerate Improvement in Quality of Cancer Services
Z. Phillips, Saskatchewan Cancer Agency

24

An Interoperable Document Standard to Improve Quality of Cancer Care Across Multiple Locations
E. Ambinder, The Tisch Cancer Institute of The Ichan School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Section B:

SURVIVAL AND SPECIAL POPULATIONS
Ontario - Level 3

Moderator: Rich Pinder

26

Cancer Survival in First Nations and Métis: Follow-up of the 1991 Census Mortality Cohort
D.R. Withrow, Cancer Care Ontario

27

Characterization of Colorectal Cancer Survival in New Mexico
A. Meisner, New Mexico Tumor Registry

28

Individual- and Neighborhood-Level Predictors of Survival in Florida Colorectal Cancer Patients (2007-2011)
S.L. Tannenbaum, University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine

29

Cancer in Los Angeles County: Trends in Adolescents and Young Adults 1988-2011
D. Deapen, Los Angeles County Cancer Surveillance Program

30

Northwest Territories Cancer Report 2001-2010
B. Denning, Government of the Northwest Territories

Section C:

USING DATA FOR CANCER CONTROL II
Governor General Ballroom - Level 4

Moderator: David Stinchcomb

31

Examining Income Disparities in Estimated Stage-Specific Incidence Rates for Breast and Prostate Cancer in Canada
T. Forte, Canadian Partnership Against Cancer

32

Innovative Utilization of a State Cancer Registry to Contact Young Breast Cancer Survivors and Their High-Risk Female Relatives to Increase Breast Cancer Screening
G. Copeland, Michigan Department of Community Health

33

Komen Community Profiles Needs Assessment
J. Patch, Susan G. Komen

34

Developing and Reporting on Evidence-Based Targets for Cancer System Performance Measures
R. Rahal, Canadian Partnership Against Cancer

Section D:

STAGING
Quebec - Level 4

Moderator: Frances Ross

35

Staging Tool Simplifies the Collection of Valid TNM Staging Data
D.J. Dale, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre

36

Automated TNM Staging
D.J. Dale, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre

37

The Impact of the Collaborative Stage Transition on SEER Summary Stage
C. Kosary, National Cancer Institute

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 25CONFERENCE DAY 2

Plenary Session #3
Governor General Ballroom - Level 4

8:30 am - 10:00 am

Overdiagnosis of Cancer and Implications for Cancer Surveillance

Moderators: Myles Cockburn & Ahmedin Jemal


Speakers:

 

Concurrent Session #3

10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Section A:

REGISTRY OPERATIONS AND CASE ASCERTAINMENT I
Provinces I - Level 4

Moderator: Gail Noonan

38

Enhancing Utility of a Pediatric Cancer Registry through Early Case Capture
M. Puckett, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

39

Using Scanners and Optical Character Recognition for Pathology Report Collection
D. Morrell, Los Angeles Cancer Surveillance Program

40

CNS Tumours in Canada: Who Are We Missing?
A. Shaw, Public Health Agency of Canada

41

Evaluating the Ability of the Ohio Cancer Incidence Surveillance System to Capture Incident Cases of Cancer
S.M. Koroukian, Case Western Reserve University

Section B:

STATISTICS AND MODELING
Ontario - Level 3

Moderator: Heather Stuart-Panko

42

Model-Based Risk Factor Estimates for Use in Disease Mapping Surveillance Employing Bayesian Methods
T.A. Norwood, Cancer Care Ontario

43

A Discussion on the Stability of Direct Age-Adjusted Rates
J. Keighley, Kansas Cancer Registry

44

Projections of Cancer Incidence in Canada Up to 2032
L. Xie, Public Health Agency of Canada

45

The Impact of Missing Stage at Diagnosis on Results of Geographic Risk of Late-Stage Colorectal Cancer (CRC)
R.L. Sherman, NAACCR

Section C:

EMERGING ISSUES: BREAST CANCER
Les Saisons - Level 3

Moderator: Kathleen Cronin

46

U.S. Incidence of Breast Cancer Subtypes Defined by Joint Hormone Receptor and HER2 Status
N. Howlader, National Cancer Institute

47

Molecular Subtypes of Female Breast Cancer: Their Associated Factors and Treatment
V.W. Chen, Louisiana Tumor Registry

48

Improving Adherence to Adjuvant Hormone Therapy Among Medicaid-Insured Women with Non-Metastatic Breast Cancer: Results from a Pilot Study
M.J. Schymura, New York State Department of Health

49

Linked Data Reveal How Persons Dying of Breast Cancer Differ From Those Dying of All Cancers and Non-Cancer Diseases
G.M. Johnston, Cancer Care Nova Scotia

Section D:

USING DATA FOR CANCER CONTROL/RISK FACTORS
Newfoundland/Nova Scotia - Level 4

Moderator: Susan Gershman

50

Record Linkage with Diabetes and Cardiovascular Registries for the Surveillance of Comorbidities to Enable Comprehensive Care for Persons at End of Life with Cancer
G.M. Johnston, Cancer Care Nova Scotia

51

Obesity and Physical Activity of Manitoba Youth and Association with Adult Cancers
T. Erickson, CancerCare Manitoba

52

Comparison of Three Strategies to Enroll Cancer Survivors in a Lifestyle Program Offered by a Cancer Registry
A.S. Hamilton, Keck School of Medicine

53

Regional Variation and Link Between Smoking and Lung Cancer
R. Ahmed, CancerCare Manitoba

Section E:

CANCER EPIDEMLOLOGY AND SURVEILLANCE
Quebec - Level 4

Moderator: Chuck Wiggins

54

Stomach Cancer Incidence Trends Among 10 Racial/Ethnic Groups in California, 1988-2010
A.S. Hamilton, Los Angeles Cancer Surveillance Program

55

Trends in Kidney Cancer Incidence Rates Among American Indians and Other Populations in New Mexico
M. Barry, New Mexico Tumor Registry

56

The Past, Present and Future Burden of Cancer Incidence in the United States
H. Weir, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

57

Global Surveillance of Cancer Survival (CONCORD)
M.P. Coleman, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

Concurrent Session #4

1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Section A:

REGISTRY OPERATIONS AND QUALITY CONTROL II
Provinces I - Level 4

Moderator: Amanda Shaw

58

Methods for Validating Edits
F. Depry, Information Management Services, Inc.

59

Using Technology to Increase Productivity and Data Quality
C. Moody, California Cancer Registry

60

Innovative Data Quality Control: How to Make it Better by Making it Easier!
W. Roshala, PHI/Cancer Registry of Greater California

Section B:

SURVIVAL METHODS II
Ontario - Level 3

Moderator: Xiaocheng Wu

61

A New SAS Macro to fit Flexible Parametric Survival Models: Applications of the Royston-Parmar Models
R. Dewar, Cancer Care Nova Scotia

62

The Impact of Different Types of Follow-Up on Survival Outcomes for Asians and Hispanics in the U.S.
P.S. Pinheiro, University of Nevada Las Vegas

63

A Semi-Parametric Method for Estimating Personal Cure, a Statistic for the Patient, Survivor, Clinician, and Caregiver
M.R. Stedman, National Cancer Institute

64

Characteristics of Lost to Follow-Up Cases in the Ontario Cancer Registry and Their Impact on Survival
D. Nishri, Cancer Care Ontario

Section C:

Emerging Issues: Record Linkage and Data Augmentation
Les Saisons - Level 3

Moderator: Eric Durbin

65

Using SAS to Approximate a Two-Pass Linkage in Link Plus
S. Easterday, Texas Cancer Registry

66

Integrating BigMatch into Automated Registry Record Linkage Operations
J. Jacob, Kentucky Cancer Registry

67

Agreement on Treatment Data Between the Ohio Cancer Incidence Surveillance Systems and Medicare Claims Data
S.M. Koroukian, Case Western Reserve University

Section D:

STUDENT PRESENTATIONS
Newfoundland/Nova Scotia - Level 4

Moderator: Jeannette Jackson-Thompson

68

Cervical Cancer Incidence (2007-2010) and Pap Smear Screening History in Saskatchewan, Canada
T. Zhu, Saskatchewan Cancer Agency

69

Small-Area Cancer Survival Estimation: Methodological Challenges
M. Quaresma, Cancer Research UK Cancer Survival Group

70

Optimizing Registry Data to Improve Targeted Screening in High-Risk Populations
L. Escobedo, University of Southern California

71

Creating Ethnic-Specific Life Tables from Small Populations for Relative Survival Analysis: An Example of First Nations and Métis People in Canada Using the 1991 Census Mortality Cancer Cohort
D. Withrow, Cancer Care Ontario

Section E:

Registry Operations and Case Ascertainment II
Quebec - Level 4

Moderator: Winny Roshala

72

Implementing Statewide Cancer Case Reporting by Targeted Physician Specialists in New York
A.A. Austin, New York State Cancer Registry

73

Automated Cancer Case Ascertainment and Reporting in Australia
G. Cernile, Artificial Intelligence In Medicine Inc.

74

Automated Data Extraction and Classification of Text-Based Pathology Reports for Research and Clinical Trials Matching
G. Cernile, Artificial Intelligence In Medicine Inc.

Section F:

MID-CONFERENCE WORKSHOP PART I
Provinces II - Level 4

Enhancing the Use of Cancer Registry Data to Measure Cancer System Performance
R. Rahal and T. Forte, Canadian Partnership Against Cancer

Concurrent Session #5

3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Section A:

GEOCODING AND GEOSPATIAL QUALITY CONTROL
Provinces I - Level 4

Moderator: Kevin Henry

75

Using the NAACCR Geocoder Metadata to Assess Quality of Geocoded Data and Impact on Results of Spatial Studies
R.L. Sherman, NAACCR

76

The Cancer Registry of Greater California Undertakes a GEOCODE Improvement Project
G.W. Halvorson, Cancer Registry of Greater California

77

Assessing Fitness for Geo-Use — Interpreting Geocode Quality in the NAACCR/TAMU Geocoding System
D.W. Goldberg, Texas A&M University

78

Case Studies in Large-Scale Registry Re-Geocoding with the NAACCR/TAMU Geocoding System – Results from Texas & New Mexico Registries
C. Wiggins, New Mexico Tumor Registry

Section B:

CANCER EPIDEMLOLOGY I
Ontario - Level 3

Moderator: Deirdre Rogers

79

Examination of Racial Disparities in Epithelial Ovarian Cancer Survival
M. Whiteside, Tennessee Department of Health

80

Overall Prostate Cancer Survival in Florida: A Multilevel Analysis
H. Xiao, Florida A&M University

81

Capitalizing on Cancer Surveillance Through Two Osteosarcoma Surveillance Studies in Five Nordic Countries and the U.S.: What Have We Learned?
D. Harris, RTI Health Solutions

82

Using SEER*Stat MP-SIR to Investigate Cancer Incidence Among Occupational Cohorts
C.J. Johnson, Cancer Data Registry of Idaho

Section C:

CANCER IN SPECIAL POPULATIONS
Les Saisons

Lori Havener

83

An Update on Cancer Incidence in Appalachia
R. Wilson, Centers for Disease Control & Prevention

84

Cancer Survival in Appalachia
B. Huang, University of Kentucky

85

Cancer Incidence in the Historic Southern Black Belt
R. Wilson, Centers for Disease Control & Prevention

86

Reducing Inequalities in Cancer Survival for Ontario First Nations: A Journey from Surveillance to Action
L. Marrett, Cancer Care Ontario

Section D:

FUNDAMENTALS OF REGISTRY OPERATIONS
Newfoundland/Nova Scotia - Level 4

Moderator: Janna Harrell

87

Data Item Consolidation
J. Hofferkamp, NAACCR

88

Hiring Central Cancer Registry Staff – Getting the Right Person in the Right Job
L. Koch, Illinois State Cancer Registry

89

SEER*Educate — Learn by Doing
M. Potts, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

90

Standardizing Visual Editing in a Decentralized Cancer Registry: Muting 50 Shades of Visual Editing
K. Vance, Cancer Registry of Greater California

91

Dynamically Generating Statistical Cancer Reports Efficiently: Getting the Best Bang for Your Buck
C.J. Harrell, Utah Cancer Registry

Section E:

CANCER EPIDEMLOLOGY II: COLORECTAL AND PROSTATE CANCER
Quebec - Level 4

Moderator: Rebecca Siegel

92

Early Age and Late Stage Diagnosis of Colorectal Cancer Among American Indian Residents of Montana, 2001-2010
L. Williamson, Montana Central Tumor Registry

93

Colorectal Cancer Incidence in Aboriginal Ontarians: A Cautionary Ecologic Tale
S.W. Young, Cancer Care Ontario

94

Predictors of Delays in Seeking Medical Help for Rectal Bleeding
S. Fung, Canadian Partnership Against Cancer

95

Multiple Cancers in Prostate Cancer Men: SEER Data Review
L. Sun, National Cancer Institute

Section F:

MID-CONFERENCE WORKSHOP PART II
Provinces II - Level 4

System Performance Measurement and Reporting: Building Indicators and Trust
R. Rahal and T. Forte, Canadian Partnership Against Cancer

THURSDAY, JUNE 26CONFERENCE DAY 3

IACR/NAACCR Combined Plenary I
Confederation 2 & 3 - Level 4

8:45 am - 10:45 pm

Capitalizing on Cancer Surveillance Data for Cancer Control

Moderators: Jonathan Ellison & Anna Gavin

Speakers:

  • KEYNOTE ADDRESS: Capitalizing on Cancer Surveillance Data for Improved Cancer Control
    • Heather Bryant, MD, PhD, CCFP, FRCPC, Vice-President, Canadian Partnership Against Cancer
  • ‘True’ Interval Breast Cancers Have Worse Tumour Characteristics and Survival Compared to Screen-Detected Breast Cancers
    • L. De Munck, Comprehensive Cancer Centre
  • Contributions of Mumbai Cancer Registry to Cancer Control in India
    • S. Koyande, Indian Cancer Society
  • Impact of Tobacco Control Policies on Lung Cancer Incidence Rates in Europe in 1988-2010
    • J. Lortet-Tieulent, International Agency for Research on Cancer
  • A Comparative Analysis of Cancer Rates for Indiana’s 10 Public Health Districts
    • A. Raftery & L. Ruppert, Indiana State Department of Health
  • Capitalizing on Global Health Initiatives to Address the Burden of Cancer in Developing Nations
    • L. Escobedo, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California
 

IACR/NAACCR Concurrent Session #6

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Section A:

COSTS OF OPERATING A CANCER REGISTRY
Governor General Ballroom I - Level 4

Moderator: Reda Wilson

96

Costs of Operating a Central Cancer Registry and Factors Affecting Cost: Findings from an Economic Evaluation of CDC’s National Program of Cancer Registries
M. Cole-Beebe, Research Triangle Institute

97

Cost Per Episode of Care of Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer in Saskatchewan: A Descriptive Analysis
S. Sarker, Saskatchewan Cancer Agency

A3

Cancer Registration in Low and Middle Income Countries: A Cost Study in Kenya
M. Cole-Beebe, Research Triangle Institute

A4

Economic Evaluation of Cancer Registration in Europe
L. Sacchetto, Piedmont Cancer Registry

Section B:

BREAST CANCER
Ontario - Level 3

Moderator: Marsha Dunn

B1

Breast and Cervical Cancer Incidence and Mortality in Mongolia
S. Tuvshingerel, National Cancer Center, Mongolia

B2

Factors Influencing Time Between Breast Cancer Surgery and Radiotherapy: A Populations Based Study
S. Siesling, Comprehensive Cancer Centre The Netherlands

B3

Explanatory Factors for Variation in the Type of Surgery in Early Stage Breast Cancer
L. De Munck, Comprehensive Cancer Centre the Netherlands

B4

Evaluation of Clinically-Significant Factors in Collaborative Stage for Female Breast Cancers, SEER 2010 Diagnoses
B. Edwards, National Cancer Institute

Section C:

DESCRIPTIVE EPIDEMLOLOGY
Les Saisons - Level 3

Moderator: Christopher Johnson

C1

The Rise of Cervical Cancer in Puerto Rico; Are Policies Effective?
M. Traverso-Ortiz, Puerto Rico Central Cancer Registry

C2

Incidence and Migration for Tumours in Children under 15 Years: Neuquén Province 2003-2008
N. Arias Ondicol, Neuquén Cancer Registry

C3

Rising Burden of Tobacco-Related Cancers: A Cause of Concern in the City of Bhopal, India
A. Shrivastana, Gandhi Medical College, India

Section D:

DEVELOPING METHODS
Newfoundland/Nova Scotia - Level 4

Moderator: Maria Schymura

D1

Spatial Patterns in the Change of Cancer Incidence in Belgium
K. Henau, Belgian Cancer Registry

D2

Cancer Prevalence in Japan from 2008 to 2029
T. Matsuda, National Cancer Center, Japan

D3

Predicting Cancer Incidence in the North of Portugal for the Years 2013, 2015 & 2020
C. Castro, Portuguese Institute of Oncology

D4

Statistical Cure of Colorectal Cancer Patients in Urban vs. Rural Areas in the North Region of Portugal
L. Antunes, Portuguese Institute of Oncology

Section E:

IMPROVING DATA QUALITY
Quebec - Level 4

Moderator: Nan Stroup

E1

Automated Data Capturing for Early Finalization of Data: An Experience of Cancer Registry in Bhopal India
S. Shrivastava, Indian Council of Medical Research

E2

Improving the Comparability and Quality of Data of Cancer Registries in IARC Regional Hub - Mumbai Region
R. Dikshit, Tata Memorial Hospital

E3

Guidelines for a Cancer Registry Procedure Manual: A Contribution from Redepican to GICR
I. Izarzugaza, International Agency for Research on Cancer

E4

Can Inpatient Data be Used to Improve Melanoma Case Completeness?
B. Gutierrez, Texas Department of State Health Services

E5

The Global Initiative for Cancer Registry Development (GICR): Implementation in Latin America
M. Abriata, International Agency for Research on Cancer

Section F:

CANCER OUTCOMES
Quebec - Level 4

Moderator: Jon Tonita

F1

Cancer in Patients Prescribed Antipsychotic Medications - Differences and Outcomes
A. Gavin, N. Ireland Cancer Registry

F2

Analysis of Prognostic Factors Influencing Survival in Patients with Glioblastoma Multiforme (2000-2011)
G. Narasimhan, Saskatchewan Cancer Agency

F3

Planning Expanded Scope Paramedicine for Palliative Cancer Patients Using Population-Based Linked Administrative Data
G. Johnson, Dalhousie University

IACR/NAACCR Combined Plenary II
Confederation 2 & 3 - Level 4

1:45 pm - 3:15 pm

Data Standardization and Collaboration I

Moderators: Hannah Weir & Hideo Tanaka

Speakers:

  • KEYNOTE ADDRESS: Global Surveillance of Cancer Survival: Progress with CONCORD-2
    • Michel Coleman, MD, Cancer Research UK Cancer Survival Group
  • Temporal Trends in the Proportion ‘Cured’: 23 Sites of Cancer in Japan 1993-2006
    • Y. Ito, Osaka Medical Center for Cancer and Cardiovascular Diseases
  • Using Cancer Registry Data to Improve Cancer Outcomes in Queensland, Australia: The Cancer Atlas
    • J. Aitken, Cancer Council of Queensland
  • Global Surveillance of Cancer Survival (CONCORD)
    • C. Allemani, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
  • A Method for Correction of Survival Estimates with Less than Perfect Follow-Up Data
    • K. Kraywinkel, German Centre for Cancer Registry Data at the Robert Koch Institute
 

IACR/NAACCR Combined Plenary III
Confederation 2 & 3 - Level 4

3:45 pm - 5:00 pm

Comparability of International Data

Moderators: Betsy Kohler & Sabine Siesling

Speakers:

  • KEYNOTE ADDRESS: International Cancer Staging
    • James Brierley, MD, Canadian Partnership Against Cancer
  • Calculating Simplified Cancer Staging from Limited Information: An Update on the Online Cancer Staging Tool
    • G. Napolitano, Northern Ireland Cancer Registry
  • Data Quality Checks: Towards a Common Procedure in the European Population-Based Cancer Registries
    • C. Martos, Joint Research Centre
  • European Voluntary Accreditation Scheme for Breast Cancer Services: An Important Step for Cancer Data Standardization
    • S. Deandrea, Joint Research Centre
 

Friday, JUNE 27CONFERENCE DAY 4

IACR Plenary IV
Confederation 2 & 3 - Level 4

8:30 am - 10:15 am

Data Standardization and Collaboration II

Moderators: Lynne Penberthy & David Forman

Speakers:

  • KEYNOTE ADDRESS: Monitoring the Risks of Radiotherapy using Big Data from Cancer Registries
    • S. Derby, University of Oxford
  • Digital Mammography Screening: The Effects of Age and Histopathology on Program Sensitivity
    • O. Heidinger, Epidemiological Cancer Registry Northrhine-Westphalia
  • Feasibility of Using Trends to Forecast Last-Stage Breast Cancer Incidence Rate Reductions in the USA
    • S. Negoita, Westat, Bethesda, MD
  • Variations in Self-Reported Depression Among Prostate Cancer Patients by Socioeconomic Status
    • X. Wu, Louisiana State University
  • Nordcan: Fruitful Collaboration on Cancer Statistics Between the Nordic Cancer Registries
    • G. Engholm, NORDCAN
  • A Population Level Study of Clinical Trial Participation Among Cancer Patients in Northern Island
    • A. Gavin, Queens University
 

IACR/NAACCR Combined Plenary V
Confederation 2 & 3 - Level 4

10:45 am - 12:00 pm

Electronic Data Collection and Advanced Methods

Moderators: Kevin Ward & Joanne Aitken

Speakers:

  • The Modernized Danish Cancer Registry
    • M. Milter, Danish National Institute for Health Data and Disease Control
  • Using Electronic Health Records (EHRS) to Enhance Registration and Improve Cancer Surveillance
    • J. Jackson-Thompson, Missouri Cancer Registry and Research Center
  • Finding and Coding Cancer Data Automatically
    • K. Wei, Chinese National Cancer Center
  • The Relationship Between Area Poverty Rate and Site Specific Cancer Incidence in the United States
    • K. Henry & F. Boscoe, Rutgers University and NY State Cancer Registry
  • Short-Term Projection of Cancer Incidence in Japan Using an Age-Period Interaction Model with Spline Smoothing
    • K. Katanoda, National Cancer Center
 

Clemmesen Lecture
Provinces Ballroom - Level 4

1:20 pm - 2:00 pm

Moderator: Roberto Zanetti

Therapeutic Revolution: The History of Medical Oncology from Early Days to the Creation of the Specialty
Pierre Band

 

IACR Combined Plenary VI
Provinces Ballroom - Level 4

2:00 pm - 3:15 pm

Global Burden of Cancer in Developing Countries

Moderators: Brenda Edwards & Eero Pukkala

Speakers:

  • KEYNOTE ADDRESS: Monitoring Time Trends in Tobacco Related Cancers
    • R. Zanetti, Piedmont Cancer Registry
  • Initiation of Bhutan Cancer Registry: Experiences, Progress, and Future Challenges from Low-Middle Income Country
    • N. Timilshina
  • Mortality and Incidence Trends on Cervical Cancer in Pasto Colombia, 1998-2010
    • D. Jurado, University of Narino
  • Occurrence of Retinoblastoma in Ibadan Cancer Registry (IBCR), Nigeria: 2009-2012
    • O. Ogunbiyi, Ibadan Cancer Registry
 

IACR Plenary VI Continued
Provinces Ballroom - Level 4

3:30 pm - 5:15 pm

Global Burden of Cancer in Developing Countries

Moderators: Thomas Tucker & Sultan Eser

Speakers:

  • IACR/IARC Activites
    • D. Forman
  • Melanoma in Western Australia - Decreasing Incidence, but More Advanced Disease
    • T. Threlfall, Western Australian Cancer Registry
  • Surveillance of Ovarian Cancer, Isreal, 1990-2010
    • B. Silverman, Israel Cancer Registry
  • Burden of Thyroid Cancer in Puerto Rico and the US During the Period 2006-2010
    • G. Tortolero, Puerto Rico Central Cancer Registry
  • Survival of Children with Leukemia in South Africa and Lesotho
    • D. Stefan, Stellenbosch University
  • Structured Education Program for Cancer Registry Professionals: IARC Project
    • L. Fernandez Garrote, International Agency for Research on Cancer
 

Saturday, JUNE 28CONFERENCE DAY 5

Roundtable Session VII
Provinces Ballroom - Level 4

8:00 am - 9:30 am

Trends in Privacy of Cancer Data Worldwide

Moderators: Hans Storm & Stefano Rosso

Speakers:

  • KEYNOTE ADDRESS: Trends in Privacy of Cancer Data Worldwide - Roundtable Discussion Led by Hans Storm and Stefano Rosso
    • H. Storm, Danish Cancer Society
  • Protecting Confidentiality in Cancer Registry Data with Geographic Identifiers
    • M. Yu, National Cancer Institute
  • Confidentiality and Privacy Training in the New Mexico Tumor Registry
    • C. Wiggins, New Mexico Tumor Registry
 

IACR Plenary Session VIII
Provinces Ballroom - Level 4

8:00 am - 9:30 am

Challenges in Data Collection in Special Populations - Cross-Cultural Lessons

Moderators: Vivien Chen & Enrique Barrios

Speakers:

  • Northwest Territories Cancer Report 2001-2010
    • H. Hannah, Department of Health and Social Services
  • Cancer Surveillance in Ontario’s Aboriginal Peoples: Challenges and Rewards
    • L. Marrett, Cancer Care Ontario
  • Building Cancer Surveillance Capacity in the Geographically Dispersed, Resource Limited US Affiliated Pacific Islands (USAPI)
    • P. Torris, Pacific Regional Cancer Registry
  • Obtaining Incidence Rates of Cancer in Grenada, West Indies: An Immense Task
    • R. Hage, St Georges University School of Medicine
  • Challenges of Cancer Registration in Rural Populations in India: An Experience of Barshi Registry
    • N. Panse, Population-Based Rural Cancer Registry
  • Cancer Survival in First Nations and Metis Adults in Canada: A Linked Cohort Study
    • D. Withrow, Cancer Care Ontario
 

Post Conference Workshop 2: Building Blocks for Cancer System Performance Measurement and Evaluation: A Focus on Latin America
Quebec - Level 4

1:30 pm - 7:30 pm
 

Post Conference Workshop 3: Imputation
Newfoundland/Nova Scotia - Level 4

1:30 pm - 7:00 pm