2017 Annual Education Conference

“Shifting Sands in The Changing Tides”

Agenda

13 CE (5.5 Category A) have been awarded by NCRA.

Thursday, November 16, 2017

TimeSession
7:00 - 8:00Registration and Breakfast
7:50 - 8:00Welcome Conference Overview and Logistics
8:00 - 9:00Opportunities for Assessment and Improvement in the
Quality of Cancer Care in the United States

- Understand the close tie between data, quality assessment
and quality improvement
- Understand different sources of clinical and financial data
and how they interact and strengthen quality work
- Understand quality at the local-hospital-level, and what
works and what doesn’t
- Understand how hospital registry data contributes to the
National Cancer Data Base, and how that drives quality at
both the hospital and national level.

Keynote Speaker:
Lawrence Shulman, MD, FACP
Chair, Commission on Cancer
Deputy Director for Clinical Services
Ambramson Cancer Center - University of Pennsylvania
9:00 - 10:00The Cancer Registry: A Strategic Informatics Resource
for Oncology Research and Quality Improvement

- Understand the key challenges and opportunities facing
oncology research and clinical care in the current U.S.
healthcare environment.
- Identify ways in which cancer registries can contribute
to more efficient and effective clinical research, as well as
help to improve the quality and reduce the cost of clinical
care.
- Describe some of the challenges facing cancer registries
today and ways they might be addressed.

Peter E. Gabriel, MD, MSE
Chief Oncology Informatics Officer (COIO)
Abramson Cancer Center –University of Pennsylvania
10:00 - 10:15Break/Exhibit Hall Opens
10:15 - 11:458th Edition TNM Staging of Breast Cancer
(with Practicum)

Outline the AJCC TNM 8th edition staging of Breast
cancer
- Comparison between AJCC 7th and AJCC 8th Edition
T, N, M
categories and stage group
- Tips to assist in the assigning of appropriate T, N, and
M categories
- Intermediate-level cases for staging and discussion

Denise Harrison, BS, CTR
CIM Program Director, Assistant Professor,
Santa Barbara City College
11:45 - 12:45Recent Advancements in Genetic and Genomic
Testing

- Describe recent advancements in germline genetic
testing
- Gain basic understanding of somatic tumor testing
versus germline genetic testing
- Outline differences in available genetic and genomic
tests, both germline and somatic

Julie Handy, MS, LGC
Licensed Genetic Counselor, Penn Medicine Virtua
Cancer Program, Voorhees, NJ
12:45 - 1:30Luncheon
1:30 - 2:00ORANJ Business Meeting
2:00 - 3:30Laryngeal Cancer (with Practicum)
- Understanding staging rules for Laryngeal
Cancer
- Clarify common coding pitfalls when staging
Laryngeal Cancer
- Compare and contrast

Jim Hofferkamp, BA, CTR
Program Manager of Education, NAACCR
3:30 - 3:45Break/Exhibits
3:45 - 4:15ZEBRAFISH Research Project
Katie Flaherty, MS
Research Teaching Specialist IV, New Jersey State
Cancer Registry
4:15 - 4:45What Else Can This Data Do? How Cancer Registry
data is used for patient contact studies at NJSCR

Natalia L. Herman, MPH
Patient Recruitment Manager, New Jersey State
Cancer Registry
4:45Adjournment
6:00 - 8:00President's Reception

Friday, November 17, 2017

TimeSession
7:00 - 8:00Registration and Breakfast
8:00 - 9:00The Transforming Landscape of Rectal
Cancer: A Look at the Treatment changes and
Commission on Cancer Quality Metrics in Rectal
Cancer

- Present the changes in rectal cancer treatment
due to the shift in incidence rates
- The presentation will identify the CoC quality
metrics in Rectal cancer treatment

Nell Maloney-Patel, MD, FACS
Commission on Cancer Liaison State Chair,
New Jersey
Colon & Rectal Surgery - American Board of Surgery
9:00 - 9:30Disparate Burden of Colorectal Cancer in a
High Incidence State

- To describe the burden of colorectal cancer (CRC)
in New Jersey (NJ) by age group, sex, race and
ethnicity
- To examine CRC disparities by subsite and stage
at diagnosis
- To identify sociodemographic and regional
disparities in NJ
- To discuss the recent increasing time trends
in younger adults

Amanda Crosbie, MS
Research Scientist, New Jersey State Cancer
Registry
9:30 - 10:30Prostate Cancer
- To review NCCN guidelines for detection, workup,
and treatment of prostate cancer;
- Focus on prognosis, treatment response indicators,
and results of prostate cancer radiation therapy;
- To review the new 8th edition AJCC prostate
cancer staging guidelines and discuss in particular
how it differs from the 7th edition staging

John J. Wilson, MD
Radiation Oncologist, Penn Medicine Virtua at Voorhees
10:30 - 11:00Break & Check-out
11:00 - 12:308th Edition TNM Staging of Lung Cancer
(with Practicum)

- Outline the AJCC TNM 8th edition staging
of breast cancer
- Comparison between AJCC 7th and AJCC
8th Edition T, N, M categories and stage group
- Tips to assist in the assigning of appropriate
T, N, and M categories
- Intermediate-level cases for staging and
discussion

Denise Harrison, BS, CTR
CIM Program Director, Assistant Professor,
Santa Barbara City College
12:30 - 1:30Breakout Session 1
Panel discussion of Best
Practice in delivering
Survivorship Care Plan and
the Role of the Cancer Registry.

Moderator: Uzma Rizwan, BS, CCS, CTR

Speakers: Jeannie Mazza, CTR - Centra Health System
Susan VanLoon, RN, BA, CTR - Penn Medicine / Virtua Cancer Program
Breakout Session 2
Panel discussion on Best Practice
in Case-Finding and Follow-up
Procedures.

Moderator: Katherine Geverd, BA, CTR - The University of Pennsylvania Healthcare System

Speakers: Monika Rivera, RHIT, CTR - Penn Medicine / Virtua Cancer Program
1:30 - 3:00Installation Luncheon / Awards / Basket Raffles
3:00pmAdjourn