ICF joined health professionals and students interested in cancer surveillance as well as professionals in research and registry operations at the 2017 North American Association of Central Cancer Registries (NAACCR) Annual Conference in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The theme for this year’s conference was “Breaking Barriers in Cancer Surveillance.” The 2017 conference provided attendees with the opportunity to learn from national experts in cancer surveillance, cancer registry operations, and cancer research. Sessions explored the new era in cancer surveillance from multiple perspectives in North America.
Title: Childhood Cancer Data Collection: A Trend Analysis of Completeness and Data Quality from NPCR
Poster Presenters: Kevin Zhang, Olga Galin, Jon Stanger, Yuan Ren, Shamika Ranasinghe
CDC co-authors: Reda Wilson, Toye Williams, and Lynda Douglas
Title: Impact and Implications of Cancer Death Status Reporting Delay on Relative Survival Analysis with Presumed-Alive Assumption
Presenter: Xing Dong
Authors: Xing Dong, Yuan Ren, Reda Wilson, Kevin Zhang