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Bioinformatics Training and Education Program

october, 2022

20oct1:00 pm3:00 pmGeospatial ToolsSEER*Stat Tools Webinar Series

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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.

The presentation will introduce two resources of geospatial tools for visualization of population-based cancer statistics at National Cancer Institute: 1) State Cancer Profiles, an interactive mapping engine designed to provide a geographic profile of cancer with a combination of maps, charts, tables, and graphs presenting the latest available cancer statistics and other relevant data; and 2) GIS Portal for Cancer Research, a more comprehensive resource of geographically referenced cancer statistics, social and environmental data, several interactive tools, and knowledge related to geographic disparities in cancer burden.

Speakers:

Zaria Tatalovich, Ph.D.
Geospatial Scientist
National Cancer Institute

Jeremy Lyman
Senior Systems and GIS Analyst
Information Management Services, Inc. (IMS)

James Cucinelli
Senior Systems Analyst
Information Management Services, Inc. (IMS)

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Time

(Thursday) 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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Online

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Geospatial Analysis

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