Data You Can Use-Topics in Cancer Control and Prevention webinar

Data You Can Use-Topics in Cancer Control and Prevention webinar

The Data Advisory Committee (DAC) of the Pennsylvania Cancer Control, Prevention, and Research Advisory Board will be hosting a series of three webinars, Data You Can Use-Topics in Cancer Control and Prevention to help you obtain the latest in Pennsylvania cancer surveillance data to assist in preparing needs assessments, program development and grant applications.

The first webinar on Thursday, January 25, 2018 at 11:30 am-12:30 pm will discuss the incidence of childhood cancers and cancer survival rates. Presenters include Alan Fleegal, Statistical Analyst Supervisor - Pennsylvania Department of Health (PA DOH), presenting Accessing Online Statistics for Childhood Cancer Incidence in Pennsylvania; and Nathan Werth, Statistical Analyst – PA DOH, presenting the Net Cancer Survival in Pennsylvania web report. Joanna Stoms, Population Health Manager, Pennsylvania Comprehensive Cancer Control Program – PA DOH, will serve as the moderator.

Description of the topics:
Accessing Online Statistics for Childhood Cancer Incidence in Pennsylvania.
This demonstration will concentrate on a new childhood cancer incidence dataset using the Enterprise Data Dissemination Informatics Exchange (EDDIE) online query tool that was created by the Pennsylvania Department of Health. You will learn about the primary cancer sites used to classify childhood cancer, how to build and export statistical tables, create chart trends, build data maps, and use the common features built into EDDIE.

Net Cancer Survival in Pennsylvania
Learn about the web report, “Net Cancer Survival in Pennsylvania,” which examines how much cancer increases Pennsylvanians’ risk of death. The report’s author will explain how to use net survival estimates, the layout of the report, and some key findings.

To register for the webinar visit https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/6722515633541168899. Questions may be submitted in advance through the registration process. Please describe your question in detail. Please note that questions will be answered during the webinar, time permitting. All questions asked prior to and during the webinar will be answered and sent out in a follow-up email to attendees.