Westat staff are participating at the North American Association of Central Cancer Registries (NAACCR) in Albuquerque, New Mexico, June 16-23, 2017. The conference theme is Breaking Barriers in Cancer Surveillance and will provide attendees with the opportunity to learn from national experts in cancer surveillance, cancer registry operations, and cancer research. Sessions will explore the new era in cancer surveillance from multiple perspectives in North America.
A list of workshops, presentations, and posters contributed by Westat staff (names in bold) follows. For more details, see the online program.
Carmela Groves and Mary Mesnard. (Poster). Addressing Reporting Gaps in Maryland.
Clara Lam, Yahya Shaikh, Jessica Boten, Chris Gibbons, Brad Hesse, David Ahern, David Stinchcomb, Zaria Tatalovich, and Paul Fearn. (Paper). Opportunities for Connected Health Research and Interventions through NCI SEER and the FCC Broadband Mapping Tool.
Christina Lefante, Lauren Maniscalco, David Stinchcomb, Kevin Henry, and Xiao-Cheng Wu. (Paper). Standardizing Address Cleaning for GIS Mapping.
Diane Ng, Maricarmen Traverso-Ortiz, Carmela Groves, and Kimberly Stern. (Poster). Meaningful Use Cancer Reporting: How Meaningful Is It? An Analysis of Data Submitted to the Maryland Cancer Registry.
Wilhelmina Ross and Diane Ng. (Paper). The Disease Index Comparison Supercharged: More Complex Matching and Linkages.
Zaria Tatalovich, David Stinchcomb, and Jeremy Lyman. (Pre-Conference Workshop). Interactive Mapping Toolkit for Cancer Surveillance and Cancer Control.