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

7:45-8:00 am

WELCOME

8:00-9:00 am

KEYNOTE ADDRESS: 100 YEARS OF THE COMMISSION ON CANCER: THE NEW ENGLAND CONNECTION

Frederick L. (Rick) Greene, MD, FACS


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.

1.0 CEU

9:00-10:00 am

2021/2011 UPDATES

Jim Hofferkamp, CTR


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.

1.0 CEU

10:00-10:15 am

BREAK

10:15-11:30 am

CERVICAL CANCER, AJCC v.9  

Denise Harrison, BS, CTR


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.

1.25 CEUs

11:30-12:00 noon

BIOMARKER-DRIVEN THERAPY IN PANCREATIC CANCER 

Steven D. Leach, MD


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.

0.5 CEUs

12:00-12:30 pm

LUNCH BREAK

12:30-1:15 pm

ANNUAL BUSINESS MEETING

1:15-2:00 pm

RADIATION CODING DECONSTRUCTED: PHASES, PRIMARY TREATMENT VOLUMES & TOTAL DOSES

Marla Cole, BS, CTR


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.

0.75 CEUs

2:00-3:00 pm

QUALITY INITIATIVES

Thora Conrad, BS, CTR


Discuss the changes in the COC Quality Standards; how to identify an area of improvement; and quality Improvement tools and implementation

1.0 CEU

3:00 pm

ADJOURNMENT