Category: Research

Future of Testicular Germ Cell Tumor Incidence in the United States: Forecast Through 2026

Armen Ghazarian, MPH Cancer Research Training Award Fellow, National Cancer Institute Testicular germ cell tumors (TGCT) are the […]

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Resource requirements for cancer registration in areas with limited resources: Analysis of cost data from four low- and middle-income countries

Florence Tangka, PhD, Health Economist, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Cost of Cancer Registration in Limited Resource […]

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Black Heterogeneity in Cancer Mortality: US-Blacks, Haitians, and Jamaicans

Paulo Pinheiro, MD, MSc, PhD, Associate Professor Epidemiology, University of Nevada Las Vegas (NAACCR Committee Member) Significant disparities […]

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Heart Disease and Cancer Deaths — Trends and Projections in the United States, 1969–2020

Hannah K. Weir, Ph.D, Senior Epidemiologist, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
(NAACCR Steering Committee Chair)
Heart disease and cancer are the first and second leading causes of death in the United States.

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Rate of metastatic prostate cancer is not increasing

Millions of Americans may have heard on the news last week that metastatic prostate cancer was increasing dramatically in the United States. However, national data demonstrate that, in fact, the rates are not changing.

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Comprehensive 2016 Ontario cancer statistics report released by Cancer Care Ontario

Zeinab El-Masri, MPH, Knowledge Dissemination & Evaluation Specialist, Surveillance and Ontario Cancer Registry
Cancer Care Ontario, a provincial cancer agency in Canada, has compiled more than 30 years of data from the Ontario Cancer Registry to produce the Ontario Cancer Statistics 2016 report.

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The Affordable Care Act and Cancer Stage at Diagnosis Among Young Adults

Xuesong Han, Strategic Director, Health Policy & Healthcare Delivery Research, American Cancer Society
With millions of Americans gaining insurance through the Affordable Care Act, we can expect to see a change in the distribution of insurance status among cancer patients.

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Addressing overdiagnosis in thyroid cancer

Recinda L Sherman, MPH, PhD, CTR Program Manager, Data Use & Research North American Association of Central Cancer Registries
(217) 698-0800 x 6;
While there are some well established carcinogens, for example tobacco, the largest risk for most cancers is age.

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Annual Report to the Nation on the Status of Cancer, 1975-2012, featuring

A. Blythe Ryerson, MPH, PHD, Interim Chief, Cancer Surveillance Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (NAACCR Committee Member)
(770) 488-2426;
I’m pleased to announce the release of this year’s Report to the Nation, an annual collaborative effort by CDC, NCI, ACS, and NAACCR.

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The effect of multiple primary rules on cancer incidence rates and trends

Christopher Johnson, MPH, Epidemiologist, Cancer Data Registry of Idaho (NAACCR Board – Representative-At-Large)
Multiple primary cancers are interesting because they can provide insight into the etiologic role of genes, the environment, and prior cancer treatment on a cancer patient’s risk of developing a subsequent cancer.

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