5153.0 Cancer Epidemiology II

Wednesday, October 29, 2008: 12:30 PM
This informative session will focus on a variety of topics related to cancer epidemiology. Presentations will focus on the use of the Surveillance, Epidemiology and End Results (SEER) dataset, hospitalization for infections among cancer patients, survival of women with ovarian cancer and advanced stage diagnosis of colorectal cancer.
Session Objectives: At the conclusion of the session, the participant (learner) will be able to: 1. Understand the importance of utilizing the SEER analysis data for cancer surveillance 2. Identify and compare temporal changes in non-Hodgkin’s Lymphona incidence between Pennsylvania and SEER registry 3. Project future incidence and economic burden of hospitalization for infection among patients with cancer 4. Describe the association seen between ovarian cancer survival and race in Connecticut women 5. Recognize the importance of disparity in percent of cancer diagnosed at advanced stages.
John Neuberger, DrPH, MPH, MBA

1:05 PM
Inpatient Admissions for Infection in Cancer Patients: Impact of an Aging Population
Catherine D. Cooksley, DrPH, Elenir, B. C. Avritscher, MD, MBA/MHA and Linda S. Elting, DrPH
1:20 PM
Survival predictors in Connecticut women with ovarian cancer, 1985-2004: A population-based study
Angela M. Cierzniewski, MPH Candidate and Indiana M. Strombom, PhD
1:35 PM
Colorectal cancer: Who was diagnosed at advanced stages in Florida?
Youjie Huang, MD, DrPH, Tara Hylton, MPH and Alberto J. Caban-Martinez, MPH

See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.

Organized by: Epidemiology
Endorsed by: Medical Care, Socialist Caucus, Women's Caucus

CE Credits: CME, Health Education (CHES), Nursing

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