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Getting Ready for NAACCR XML in 2020Contains 2 Component(s) Recorded On: 03/27/2019
Starting in 2020, after nearly 30 years of defining a fixed width format for data exchange, NAACCR will be transitioning Volume II of the NAACCR Data Standards and Data Dictionary to an XML based format. This webinar will highlight the readiness of registry software vendors for this important new data standard, as well as explaining the rich set of software resources and technical expertise available to the NAACCR community to make sure this transition to XML is as seamless as possible. This webinar will include presentations from NPCR, SEER, and the NAACCR XML Data Exchange Workgroup. If you are interested in the impact that NAACCR XML will have on your registry or organization and you would like to know the latest news on the XML transition, be sure to attend this webinar.
Producing Cancer Statistics at the Census Tract Level: A Louisiana StoryContains 1 Component(s) Recorded On: 11/14/2018
During the 2017 Louisiana Legislative Session, a new law was signed requiring that the Louisiana Tumor Registry (LTR) produce and release cancer incidence counts and rates at the census tract level. Previously, cancer statistics could be released to the public at the parish (county) level. To comply with this law, the LTR convened a team, including experts from NCI-SEER and IMS, to develop the appropriate methodology to produce incidence rates at the census tract level while ensuring rate stability and patient confidentiality. The objective of this presentation is to describe the LTR's experience with identifying the appropriate population source, selecting the time period for the analysis, and producing reliable cancer statistics at the census tract level, as well as to share a summary of the results.
Registry of the Future Open Forum: Real-Time Reporting Update and DiscussionContains 1 Component(s)
The Assessment of Central Cancer Registry Timeliness and Reporting Standards Task Force present their survey findings for members that were not able to attend the NAACCR Conference Registry of the Future session.
Two Studies Linking Healthcare Databases with US Cancer RegistriesContains 1 Component(s)
Provide overview of two new data linkage studies involving collaboration with state cancer registries.