The Surveillance Research Program is hosting a series of webinars highlighting SEER data, software and web tools to access and analyze the data, and statistical methods relevant to cancer surveillance data. In 2022, we will be hosting webinars open to the public.

Upcoming Events

There are currently no upcoming SEER*Stat Tools Webinars scheduled.

Past Events

2022

October
20,
2022

Geospatial Tools and Resources: State Cancer Profiles and GIS Portal for Cancer Research

Dr. Zaria Tatalovich, Mr. Jeremy Lyman, and Mr. James Cucinelli
An overview of the geospatial tools that are useful for characterizing areas of the country in terms of cancer incidence, mortality, screening frequency, risk factors, socio-demographic and environmental variables relevant to cancer.

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September
29,
2022

JPSurv - A Tool to Analyze and Estimate Cancer Survival Trends

Angela Mariotto, Ph.D. and Theresa Devasia, Ph.D.
An overview of the JPSurv webtool to analyze survival data by year of diagnosis and estimate calendar years when changes in survival have occurred. Covers topics such as the JPsurv model, trend survival measures in the survival and probability of death scales, and applications. A live demonstration is provided using the JPSurv webtool application.

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June
09,
2022

Incidence-based Mortality (IBM) Tool to Partition Tumor-Specific Mortality Trends Using Factors Related to Cancer Diagnosis

Nadia Howlader and Steve Scoppa
An overview of the incidence-based mortality (IBM) tool to partition tumor-specific mortality trends using factors related to cancer diagnosis (e.g., histology, stage at diagnosis). Covers topics such as why we need to use IBM, what is IBM, application of IBM for specific a cancer site. A live demonstration of using the SEER*Stat software.

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May
05,
2022

Multiple Primary - Standardized Incidence/Mortality Ratios (MP-SIR/SMR)

Sara Schonfeld, Rochelle Curtis, Steve Scoppa
An overview of methods for conducting analyses of multiple primary cancers using SEER program data. A live demonstration is provided on using the SEER*Stat MP-SIR/SMR program.

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2021

November
04,
2021

Delay and Joinpoint

Don Green, Jeff Bryne, Huann-Sheng Chen
An overview of methods to estimate adjustment delay in reporting using SEER*Stat to calculate delay-adjusted incidence rates, overview of the Joinpoint method, and using Joinpoint to calculate trends in delay-adjusted and not-delay-adjusted incidence rates.

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October
28,
2021

SEER Variables

Annie Noone, Nadia Howlader, Lynn Ries
An overview of the variables by categories: demographics, tumor characteristics, treatment, follow-up and dates; Cancer type recodes; Cancer type specific variables; Staging definitions and caution when using them over time.

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October
28,
2021

Survival

Angela Mariotto, Nadia Howlader, Steve Scoppa
An overview on the five types of survival, age-standardized survival, period survival, and conditional survival.

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October
14,
2021

SEER and SEER*Stat Overview

Nadia Howlader, Steve Scoppa
An overview on the SEER program, SEER data, and SEER*Stat and its new GUI. A live demonstration is provided on the graphical capabilities in the new SEER*Stat, research versus research plus, user-defined variables, and more.

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