2021 CRANE Annual Meeting
October 19, 2021
7:45 AM - 3:00 PM ET
Agenda: Tuesday, October 19th, 2021
Approved by NCRA for 5.5 CEUs, including 2.25 Category A. NCRA event number: 2021-172
KEYNOTE ADDRESS: 100 YEARS OF THE COMMISSION ON CANCER: THE NEW ENGLAND CONNECTION
Review the pertinent history of the Commission on Cancer relating to cancer registries; highlight the importance of New England cancer registries in the development of the COC; & discuss the future course of the COC standards & implications for registrars and cancer registries.
Clarification & insight related to abstracting after the v.21 update; insight into changes in casefinding & Abstracting related to upcoming v.22 update; clarify common coding problems.
CERVICAL CANCER, AJCC v.9
Introduce AJCC 9th Edition Cervix Chapter format, including Protocol for Cancer Staging Documentation & Changes in Cervical Cancer Staging & new FIGO definitions; review & code new Site Specific Data Items & Grade fields, SEER Summary Stage & EOD fields; Discuss & assign AJCC TNM categories & Prognostic Stage Group; provide guidance on coding surgical procedures & treatment modalities.
BIOMARKER-DRIVEN THERAPY IN PANCREATIC CANCER
Understand recent trends in pancreatic cancer mortality and the current limitations of current Chemotherapy for pancreatic cancer; become familiar with new options for biomarker driven therapy in this disease.
ANNUAL BUSINESS MEETING
RADIATION CODING DECONSTRUCTED: PHASES, PRIMARY TREATMENT VOLUMES & TOTAL DOSES
Identify & understand criteria for coding a new phase; identify number of phases to this volume & total dose coding pitfalls; understand primary treatment volumes that include nodes & how they relate to the Radiation Treatment to Draining LNs field.
Discuss the changes in the COC Quality Standards; how to identify an area of improvement; and quality Improvement tools and implementation