This series, hosted by Dr. Frederick L. (Rick) Greene, will highlight the role of cancer registrars and cancer registries in the universal treatment of malignancy. Each segment will feature cancer registrars, clinicians, organizations, researchers and representatives of all healthcare groups who contribute to and benefit from data that are derived from cancer registries. Cancer Registry World ® episodes will be available on this page and wherever you listen to your favorite podcasts, including Apple Podcasts, Amazon Music, Spotify, iHeartRadio and TuneIn.
A Conversation with Thomas Brown, MD, MBA, Chief Medical Officer and Jennifer Jurivich, Senior Vice President Health Systems, of Syapse
This edition of Cancer Registry World features two leaders at Syapse - Thomas Brown, MD, MBA, Chief Medical Officer and Jennifer Jurivich, Senior Vice President Health Systems. They discuss the importance of data acquired from cancer registries which is used to inform decision making that allows hospitals and healthcare systems to optimize cancer treatments. Please enjoy listening and learning.
A Conversation with Daniel Boffa, MD, Professor of Surgery, Chief of the Division of Thoracic Surgery, Yale School of Medicine
This edition of Cancer Registry World features Daniel Boffa, MD, Professor of Surgery and Chief of the Division of Thoracic Surgery at the Yale University School of Medicine. In addition to his outstanding academic surgery career, Dr. Boffa is also a leader in the development of quality benchmarks for the Commission on Cancer and the American College of Surgeons Cancer Programs. Please enjoy listening and learning!
A Conversation with Jim Hofferkamp, BA, CTR, Program Manager of Education for NAACCR
In this episode of Cancer Registry World, we welcome Jim Hofferkamp, BA, CTR, current Program Manager of Education for the North American Association of Central Cancer Registries (NAACCR). Mr. Hofferkamp is a national leader in CTR education and presents frequently at conferences and webinars throughout the United States. Please enjoy listening and learning!
A Conversation with Denise Harrison, BS, CTR, Education Board Director for NCRA
In this episode of Cancer Registry World, we welcome Denise Harrison, BS, CTR, current Education Board Director for the National Cancer Registrars Association (NCRA). Ms. Harrison is a national leader in CTR education who frequently presents at conferences throughout the United States. Enjoy listening and learning!
A Conversation with Sharon Gentry, MSN, RN, HON-ONN-CG, AOCN, CBCN, Program Director of AONN+
In this episode of Cancer Registry World, we welcome Sharon Gentry, MSN, RN, HON-ONN-CG, AOCN, CBCN, the Program Director of the Academy of Oncology Nurse and Patient Navigators (AONN+) and the incoming Editor of the Journal of Oncology Navigation and Survivorship (JONS). Our discussion focuses on the role of the oncology nurse and patient navigator and provides valuable tips for navigation research utilizing the cancer registry. Enjoy listening and learning!
A Conversation with Kay Washington, MD, PhD
In this edition of Cancer Registry World, we welcome Kay
Washington, MD, PhD, who discusses the importance of cancer
registry data for the pathology community. As Chair of the
American Joint Committee on Cancer Editorial Committee, Dr.
Washington will also describe the significance of registry data in
the development of the TNM cancer staging strategies and
especially the ongoing work to develop the 9th Version of the
AJCC Cancer Staging System. Please enjoy listening and
As a CTR myself, I really appreciate that this podcast presents relevant discussion topics. It’s an enjoyable listen and an excellent resource.
Enjoy on my way to work!
Staying up to date on cancer registry and the ever changing oncology world is difficult even when you are working full time. I enjoy these podcasts to and from work to make time go faster! Would really enjoy educational podcasts as well so I can easily stay in tune with changes, news, and educational pieces I may not know! So appreciative of the podcast and helping to promote our important role as CTR’s!!!
I will be following. Off to a great start Dr. Greene. Thank you for being such an advocate of our profession.