CMO Speak

Dr. Frederick Greene, our Chief Medical Officer has leveraged his extensive surgical experience and his ongoing editorial experiences with the AJCC and CoC to drive several initiatives for ERS - including the industry's first podcast focused on Cancer Registry.

Clinical Corner

Clinical Corner - February 2024

February 13, 2024
Cancer deaths in the United States are falling, with four million deaths prevented since 1991, according to the American Cancer Society’s (ACS) annual report published in January 2024. At the same time, the society reported that the number of new cancer cases had ticked up to more than two million in 2023, from 1.9 million […]
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Clinical Corner - January 2024

January 9, 2024
Often in this column, I discuss updates relating to specific malignancies that are collected in our cancer registries. Interventions that are frequently not codified are specific integrative medical strategies that are employed along with surgical, radiation and chemotherapy treatments. Along with these conventional approaches, music may be an effective therapeutic tool during cancer treatment to […]
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Clinical Corner - December 2023

December 12, 2023
A recent report using the North Carolina State Registry has highlighted that North Carolina’s urban counties may have higher overall incidences of breast cancer than its rural counties, especially at early stages at diagnosis. In this study, the investigators used North Carolina Central Cancer Registry data to analyze the breast cancer incidence rates in individuals […]
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Clinical Corner - November 2023

November 14, 2023
There are demonstrated differences in tumor cell metabolism between right-sided and left-sided colorectal tumors, which could explain the differences observed in their clinical behavior, especially in metastatic disease. Now, new research has found that patients with right-sided colorectal tumors that spread to the liver have worse survival rates than those with left-sided tumors that also […]
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Clinical Corner - October 2023

October 10, 2023
The number of cancer survivors in the United States is expected to exceed 22 million by 2030, according to the American Cancer Society. A prior study showed 18.4% of adults diagnosed with an incident cancer between 2009 and 2013 had survived a prior malignancy. Registry information is critical in highlighting the importance of this trend […]
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