Liaison Update: College of American Pathologists (CAP) PERT

CAP PERT Update & Cancer Data Summit A CAP Pathology Electronic Reporting (PERT) meeting was held in Chicago on Thursday, October 5 followed by a Cancer Data Summit on Friday,…

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Virtual Pooled Registry Update for Fall 2022

This quarter’s VPR update focuses on the successful implementation and use of the Central IRB. Last year NCI contracted with…


Creating Strong Integration With Canadian Health Information Systems

NAACCR’s editorial review board looks at central cancer registries in Canada and their strong integration with Canadian health information systems….


A Q&A With Lymona Refugia, CTR at Guam Cancer Registry

In this article, Narrative spotlights the U.S. Affiliated Pacific Island (USAPI) Jurisdictions 2021 NPCR Success Story, describing its successful implementation…


Northeast Region’s High Childhood Cancer Rates Re-examined

A study revealed cancer diagnoses were reported as being the highest in New Hampshire and broader Northeast regions. Background In…


Addressing Disparities for Cancer in African American Men

The South Carolina Cancer Alliance, South Carolina Institute of Medicine and Public Health released a data brief highlighting the burden…


The Leading Cause of Death due to Brain Tumors in the U.S.

Glioblastoma has the worst outcomes for all cancer types in the U.S. Glioblastoma is the most common malignant tumor of…


Analyzing Cancer Survival Rate in the U.S. and Canada by Socioeconomic Status

A paper from the Spring issue of the Journal of Registry Management looks at population-based cancer survival in Canada and the…


Racial Disparities in HPV-Related Oropharyngeal Cancer Outcomes

Interventions to increase HPV vaccine uptake, early detection, and treatment of oropharyngeal cancer in males are needed to decrease disparities…


Determining Cancer Mortality in Latino Populations by Birthplace and Generation

In a recent editorial, registry data hold unique opportunities for linkages that will accurately characterize racial-ethnic groups in the U.S….


One-Third of Women With Cervical Cancer in California Present Symptomatically

Cervical cancer can mostly be prevented or detected very early before symptoms develop, yet it persists. After large declines in…