All NAACCR Talks

  • Sassafras! Reading and Writing NAACCR V21 XML using SAS

    Recorded On: 03/24/2021

    NAACCR has for many years provided SAS tools to the cancer surveillance community for reading and writing NAACCR-standard flat files. With the switch in V21 to only XML format, the toolset needed an upgrade. This webinar will demonstrate how to read and write NAACCR V21 XML files using SAS. It is highly recommended for registry staff and others in the cancer surveillance community who want to interface with NAACCR V21 XML files using SAS.

  • Advanced Data Collection

    Recorded On: 12/02/2020

    This NAACCR Talk is based on a concurrent session that had been planned for the in person 2020 NAACCR Annual Conference.

  • Focus on Brain Tumors

    Recorded On: 11/04/2020

    This NAACCR Talk is based on a concurrent session that had been planned for the in person 2020 NAACCR Annual Conference.

  • Social Determinants of Health Part 2

    Recorded On: 10/28/2020

    This NAACCR Talk is based on a concurrent session that had been planned for the in person 2020 NAACCR Annual Conference.

  • Social Determinants of Health Part 1

    Recorded On: 10/21/2020

    This NAACCR Talk is based on a concurrent session that had been planned for the in person 2020 NAACCR Annual Conference.

  • Focus On Survival

    Recorded On: 10/07/2020

    This NAACCR Talk is based on a concurrent session that had been planned for the in person 2020 NAACCR Annual Conference.

  • Operations to Enhance Data Use and Research

    Recorded On: 09/30/2020

    This NAACCR Talk is based on a concurrent session that had been planned for the in person 2020 NAACCR Annual Conference.

  • Utility, Strengths, and Limitations of Cancer Registry Data For Firefighter Cancer Research

    Recorded On: 09/09/2020

    Research has demonstrated that firefighters are routinely exposed to many known and suspected human carcinogens including brominated flame retardants, PAHs, VOCs, benzene, asbestos and PFAS. While there is strong evidence that firefighters have higher risk for certain types of cancer compared to the general population, many details about cancer risk and risk factors remain poorly understood and subgroups of firefighters; including women, minorities, and volunteers, are understudied. Evidence for excess risk of cancer comes largely from historical cohort studies with limited exposure information and often lack data on important potential confounding factors, such as smoking and alcohol use. And because the cohorts are identified mainly through employment related records, these studies may be susceptible to downward bias from healthy worker effects. These studies also e exclude the majority of firefighters, who are volunteer not career firefighters. The aims of this session are to understand best practices for use of cancer registry data to this field of study, describe data access challenges and approaches, address approaches to improve exposure assessment and minimize impact of healthy worker effects, as well as become familiar with the development of the new National Firefighter Registry that aims to address the above gaps in information on understudied subgroups, such as woman and minorities, as well as volunteer and wildfire firefighters.

  • Revised Common Rule

    Recorded On: 08/14/2020

    The revised Common Rule (effective January 21, 2019) is designed to strengthen protections for study participants and lighten administrative workloads for researchers and IRBs alike. These changes impact how research studies involving linkage with cancer registries, like those managed through NAACCR’s Virtual Pooled Registry, will be reviewed and processed across the country. NAACCR has partnered with the HHS Office for Human Research Protections (OHRP) to share information on the revised Common Rule, such as when research involving registries requires IRB review and the impact of the changes on research covered by the revised regulations. Intended Audience: State/University IRBs and staff from central cancer registries involved in linking with research studies and releasing coded cancer data for matched cases.

  • Informatics Tools and Processes for the XML Data Exchange Standard

    Recorded On: 07/22/2020

    The XML webinar will be covering NAACCR XML Informatics Tools and Processes to prepare the NAACCR community for 2021. We will have 4 presentations from several software vendors and central registries that have either already made the transition to XML or are about to finish and would like to share their software, tips, and techniques with the NAACCR community.