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NAACCR Talk presentation Cancer in Vulnerable Populations

  • Event Summary

    Vulnerable populations are difficult to address in our current cancer surveillance system. This webinar describes the current knowledge about cancer in three vulnerable populations (rural, incarcerated, and LGBTQI populations) and opens discussion for how best to incorporate needed data and increase research on vulnerable populations using cancer registry data.

    Presentations topics will include:

    Vulnerable Populations: Methodological Challenges and Theoretical Opportunities — A Perspective from OBSSR

    Mike Spittel, Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research, NIH

    Rural-Urban Differences in Cancer Incidence and Mortality

    Kelly D. Blake, Sc.D, Health Communication and Informatics Research Branch, Behavioral Research Program, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health

    The impact of incarceration on cancer outcomes

    Emily Wang, MD, Yale University School of Medicine

    Landscape of collection of patient sexual and gender minority status among medical facilities

    Scarlett Lin Gomez, PhD, Research Scientist & Director, Greater Bay Area Cancer Registry, Cancer Prevention Institute of California

    The audio will be through the computer only. There will not be a call in number provided.   We will record the webinar and make the recording available after the live session.

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