Cancer Registry World™

The only podcast dedicated to Cancer Registrars!

Join Dr. Frederick L. (Rick) Greene each month as he hosts a new podcast series, Cancer Registry World™, that focuses on the role of cancer registrars and cancer registries in the universal treatment of malignancy.

Each segment will feature cancer registrars, clinicians, organizations, administrators, 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 our website and wherever you listen to your favorite podcasts, including ApplePodcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, iHeartRadio and TuneIn.

Episode 5: A Conversation with William Laffey, MBA, Retired Cancer Administrator and Commission on Cancer (CoC) site visitor

August 2, 2022

In this edition of Cancer Registry World, William Laffey, a highly experienced cancer program administrator, discusses the role of administration in assuring that support for cancer registrars and cancer registry activities is paramount at all institutions caring for cancer patients. He also reviews the important types of data that cancer registries provide to the administration of cancer programs. Please enjoy listening and learning!

Episode 4: A Conversation with Rohit Nayak, Health Care Innovator & CEO of ERS, Inc.

July 5, 2022

In this edition of Cancer Registry World, Rohit Nayak, Health Care Innovator & CEO of ERS, Inc. discusses his journey into the world of cancer registry software and looks to the future as new technology is planned to enhance the work of cancer registrars and the increasing ability of cancer registries to collect critical data that are relevant to all cancer patients. Please enjoy listening and learning!

Episode 3: A Conversation with Mellisa Wheeler, MHA, Director of Community Outreach at Atrium Health Levine Cancer Institute

June 7, 2022

In this segment, Mellisa Wheeler, MHA, Director of Community Outreach at the Atrium Health Levine Cancer Institute in Charlotte, North Carolina, discusses the role of cancer registry data in the design and implementation of successful community outreach activities for the prevention and screening of cancer. Enjoy listening and learning!

Episode 2: A Conversation with Lillie D. Shockney, RN, Co-Founder of the Academy of Oncology Nurse and Patient Navigators

May 3, 2022

In this segment, Lillie D. Shockney discusses her perspective on cancer registrars and cancer registries from her perspective as a co-founder of AONN+ and a national leader in nurse and patient navigation. The discussion centers on the benefits of the cancer registry in addressing clinical and research needs for the cancer navigation community.

Lillie D. Shockney, RN, BS, MAS, HON-ONN-CG, Distinguished Service Professor of Breast Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Co-Founder of the Academy of Oncology Nurse and Patient Navigators (AONN+), Editor -in-Chief, Journal of Oncology Navigation and Survivorship.

Please listen and learn!

Episode 1: My Registry Vision – From the President of the National Cancer Registrars Association (NCRA)

April 6, 2022

In this segment, Karen Mason, RN, CTR, discusses her perspective on cancer registrars and cancer registries from her position as the current president of NCRA. From the name of the profession to critical workforce issues and the future of cancer registry technology, Karen discusses her vision of the Cancer Registry World. Please listen and learn!